Super Kabaddi League opening ceremony to take place in Lahore today  

Super Kabaddi League opening ceremony to take place in Lahore today  

Lahore (Web Desk): The opening ceremony of Pakistan Super Kabaddi League (SKL)'s inaugural edition will take place today at Lahore’s Alhamra Cultural Complex, said a press release issued by the Pakistan Kabaddi Federation.

According to details, the first ever Kabaddi league will feature 10 teams which have been divided into two groups. The 10 city-based teams have been divided into two pools. 

Pool A will consist of Gujrat Warriors, Gwadar Bahadars, Lahore Thunders, Sahiwal Bulls and Karachi Zorawars.

While Pool B will feature Islamabad All-Stars, Faisalabad Sherdils, Peshawar Haiders and Multan Sikandars and Kashmir Janbaazs.

The league will officially kick off on May 2 and conclude on May 10, and will be held at the sports gymnasium in Lahore.

The draft for the inaugural edition of the SKL took place in Lahore on April 23.

Actress Reema Khan will be hosting the event’s opening ceremony along with Khalid Malik while singers Nabeel Shaukat and Sara Raza Khan will be performing at the event.

According to the Secretary of Kabaddi Federation, Muhammad Sarwar, a total of 16 international players from seven countries namely Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh and Kenya and 116 national players will take part in the league.

Eight franchised based teams representing cities of Lahore, Multan Gujrat, Karachi, Islamabad, Gwadar, Faisalabad and Peshawar will feature in the inaugural edition of Super Kabaddi League.