super Kabaddi league 2018 Teams

Strawberry sports’ management company are all set to host the inaugural edition of the country’s own Kabaddi League – Super Kabaddi League– to be played in May 2018.

The Kabaddi, according to officials, will be played between franchised based teams representing different cities of Pakistan and teams will be picked through the draft.

“The draft for the inaugural edition of SKL will take place in Lahore on 23rd of April,” an official informed Geo.tv. “Competition will be played from 2nd of May to 10th of May while the opening ceremony of the league will be held on May 1st in Lahore,” he added.

Organisers are hoping for players from at least ten countries to feature in the tournament with players from Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh and Kenya already confirmed their participation.

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.


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The cities whose teams will be a part of Super Kabaddi League:
> Lahore
> Multan
> Gujrat
> Karachi
> Islamabad
> Gwadar
> Faisalabad
> Peshawar


Complete schedule of Super Kabaddi League Pakistan  (Season 01):

23 April (9am - 5pm):
Players’ Draft (Lahore, Pakistan)

1 May (7pm - 10pm):
Opening Ceremony (Lahore, Pakistan)

2 May - 10 May (7pm onwards)
League Matches (Lahore, Pakistan)

10 May
Closing Ceremony/ Final (Lahore, Pakistan)

Pakistan's first Super Kabaddi League will be held in Lahore from second to 10th of next month, for which preparations are being finalized.

Players from eight countries including Iran, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Iraq, Kenya and Japan will take part in event.

The inauguration ceremony of the event will be held on 1st of May.

The draft for this league will be announced on 23rd of this month, with more than one hundred twenty players taking part in that process.

Teams of Faisalabad, Multan, Gujrat, Karachi, Islamabad, Gwadar and Peshawar will take part in the grand event, along the host team Lahore.

Indian players are also expected to feature in the inaugural edition of the SKL.

Secretary Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Muhammad Sarwar told APP that the board had sent an invitation to Indian counterpart for participation in the Super League.


Pakistan will have its very own kabaddi league come May this year. Named the Super Kabaddi League, the competition is set to feature eight franchises.

The franchises will be based in eight cities across Pakistan – Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Gwadar and Multan Gujrat.

The eight squads for the league will be filled through a player draft which will take place in Lahore on April 23. International stars from as many as 10 countries will be in the player draft, according to organisers.


“The draft for the inaugural edition of SKL (Super Kabaddi League) will take place in Lahore on 23rd of April. Competition will be played from 2nd of May to 10th of May while the opening ceremony of the league will be held on May 1st in Lahore,” an official was quoted as saying by Geo TV.

Players from Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Malaysia, Kenya and Bangladesh have already confirmed their participation for the inaugural league according to a report by Geo News.

The SKL will be Pakistan’s answer to the Pro Kabaddi League which has been running successfully in neighbouring India since 2014.

Both Pakistan and India are one of the global powerhouses of the sport with the former finishing as the bronze medalist in the previous two Asian Games in 2010 and 2014.


Strawberry sports’ management company are all set to host the inaugural edition of the country’s own Super Kabaddi League to be played in May 2018.

The Kabaddi, according to officials, will be played between franchised based teams representing different cities of Pakistan and teams will be picked through the draft.

“The draft for the inaugural edition of SKL will take place in Lahore on 23rd of April,” an official informed, the Private news channel reported.

“Competition will be played fromMay 2 to May 10 while the opening ceremony of the league will be held on May 1st in Lahore,” he added.

Organisers are hoping for players from at least ten countries to feature in the tournament with players from Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh and Kenya already confirmed their participation.

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.

The Super Kabaddi League (SKL), which Strawberry Sports Management is going to hold from April 22 to May 6 in Lahore, is expected to carry players from at least six countries.

“The event is expected to carry players from at least six nations,” Strawberry Sports Management chief Haider Daud Khan told ‘The News’ on Monday.“There will be players from Asia, Middle East, Central Asia and Africa, and we are also negotiating with players from the United States and Canada,” the official said.

He made it clear that there would be no Indian player in the event which is being held for the first time.He said that the five franchises of Lahore, Multan, Gujrat, Islamabad and Sialkot have already been finalised, adding efforts would be made to take the number to eight before launching the competitions.

“We are trying to increase the numbers and complete details of the franchises and the actual names they adopt would be disclosed later,” Haider said.He said players who are included in the draft will be divided into three categories.

“We will try to ensure that each and every franchise has a minimum of one foreign player in its ranks,” he said.Haider also plans to hold Classic Football League (CFL) in August in Karachi and the first professional volleyball league at the end of this year.

He was quite confident that he would succeed in his mission. “There is a great following of these sports in Pakistan and we will try to take an impressive start, and then efforts would be made to bring further improvement as the time progresses,” he said.

The SKL was scheduled to begin early last year but delayed due to various reasons.The 15-day SKL which is expected to pull huge crowds will be telecast live.“SKL will be a reintroduction of the sport of kabaddi. With SKL one can hope that kabaddi will be restored to its long-lost glory – for it’s all about owning and celebrating our heritage,” the company said in a message.

Indian players are also expected to feature in the inaugural edition of Pakistan’s Super Kabaddi League (SKL) to take place in Lahore from May 1.

Talking to APP, Secretary Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF), Muhammad Sarwar said: “we had sent an invitation to our Indian counterpart for participation in the Super League”. “They will seek permission from their government for participation in the league,” he added.

Speaking about the league, he said eight teams will take part in the league including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Gwadar, Multan and Gujrat.

“A total of 16 to 20 international players from Iran, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Kenya, Iraq, Bangladesh and Japan are expected to participate in the league. Our aim is to give as much exposure to our national players from this league,” he said.

He said the players’ drafting will take place in Lahore on April 23. “The opening ceremony of the league will be held on May 1 and the event will conclude on May 10,” he maintained.