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DUBAI The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) in partnership with Star India and the Dubai Sports Council is organising a six-nation kabaddi tournament from tomorrow.

Called the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018, the tournament will be a nine-day action-packed sporting event showcasing the best of kabaddi action. The six participating nations are India, Pakistan, Korea, Iran, Argentina and Kenya.

The matches will be held at the Al Wasl Sports Club at 6pm and will be aired on Dubai Sports TV and Star Gold.

A spokesperson from the Dubai Sports Council said, “Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 marks the very first time we are hosting an international kabaddi tournament on such a huge scale in Dubai. We hope to offer kabaddi fans an experience that will keep them on the edge of their seats.”

Janardan Singh Gehlot, president, International Kabaddi Federation, said, “Kabaddi is fast becoming a renowned sport globally, and we at IKF look forward to exploring options for a comprehensive international kabaddi calendar. Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 is the first step in that direction.”