Argentina to Replace Pakistan in Kabaddi: :The Kabaddi World Cup 2016 is an international Kabaddi tournament organised by the and will kick off on October 7, 2016. It will be structured in such a way that the 12 international teams from across Olympic geographies will be divided into two pools of six teams each. The venue of the forthcoming Kabaddi World Cup 2016 is in India. The relationship between these two countries is at stake after the attack in URI attack. so pakistan kabaddi team is Replaces with Argentina team in Kabaddi World Cup 2016 by International Kabaddi Federation. check more details below.
Pakistan Requests International Federation to Change Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Venue
The recent tension between the India and Pakistan following the URI attack is not hidden from the world. The relationship between these two countries is at stake after the attack in URI attack. the venue of the forthcoming Kabaddi World Cup 2016 is in India. The Pakistani Federation has requested the World Kabaddi Federation to change the venue of the World Cup from India to elsewhere.
It is not possible to change the venue right now and India has a strong kabaddi culture. So, International Kabaddi Federation decided not to invite pakistan team for the forthcoming Kabaddi World Cup 2016. And Pakistan, like India, has a strong kabaddi culture and was originally scheduled to be a part of the tournament but has now been replaced by Argentina Kabaddi team.
Deoraj Chaturvedi, the CEO of International Kabaddi Federation, said, “Pakistan is a valuable member and stakeholder of the federation, but in view of the current political atmosphere, we have decided, in the best interest of the sport, that this world cup should be played without them.”
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