Punjab

IRAN CONTINUES WINNING STREAK, USA MEN and WOMEN TEAMS TOO REGISTER VICTORIES

kaumimarg bureau | November 06, 2016 09:28 PM
Kaumi Marg Bureau

Attari (Amritsar)

            The matches on the fourth day of Dr B R Ambedkar 6th World Cup Kabaddi 2016 were held today at Shaheed Jathedar Dalbir Singh Ranike Memorial Sports Stadium at village Ranike of Amritsar district. This is the first time that Ranike village, located near the Indo-Pak border, hosted the World Cup Kabaddi matches and the matches were held in a jam packed stadium.

            A total of four matches, two each from men and women section, were played today. In men section, Iran scored their second consecutive victory of the World Cup Kabaddi by defeating Australia by 57-31 and USA defeated Kenya by 55-31 in the second match from this section. In women section, USA defeated Sierra Leone by 37-28 and in second match of this section, Sri Lanka defeated Mexico by 38-24.For today's matches, Cabinet Minister Mr Gulzar Singh Ranike was the chief guest. Mr Ranike remained present during all the matches held throughout the day and welcomed the teams for their visit to Ranike.

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