After Senior Nationals, new kabaddi league to start in Mumbai – Sportskeeda

Kabaddi crazy city of Mumbai is going to witness the organisation of yet another local league, this month.

Maha Mumbai kabaddi League

Maha Mumbai kabaddi League organisers pose for a picture

What’s the story?

Apart from cricket, kabaddi is another sport which is religiously followed in Maharashtra. The recently organised Senior National Kabaddi Championships was also won by Maharashtra. Now the kabaddi crazy city of Mumbai is going to witness the organisation of yet another local league, this month.

The new league is named Maha Mumbai kabaddi League and it will be held from January 15-21.

In case you didn’t know…

The organisers of this league, Abhinav Kala Kreeda Academy and OH Media House have finalised six teams.

This tournament is being organised to present an opportunity for the aspiring youngsters who are trying to get selected for the Pro Kabaddi League

The heart of the matter

This event will be held in Vishal Sahyadri Kreedangan, Sahyadri Nagar, Charkop, Kandivali West. This league will help the players to earn somewhere between Rs 5000 to Rs 10000 depending on their merit or status.

A total of 72 players, 54 from Mumbai Metropolitan Region and 18 from the rest of Maharashtra will make the final cut. The organisers have shortlisted 100 players following three day trials attended by 1200 odd players.

These players will be in the bidding process for the 54 places. The rest will be listed as reserves and may have an opportunity to join one of the teams if the ones selected are needed to be replaced.

The rule of the league allows the teams to recruit nine players each from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and have the option of adding upto three players from other districts of Maharashtra.

What’s next?

The league organisers have invited Pro Kabaddi representatives and scouts for the league which will be an added boost for the players.

Author’s take

Tournaments like these will only help the next generation of kabaddi players to come to the limelight and if they are able to impress the Pro Kabaddi teams, then they can take up kabaddi as a permanent future solution.

 

 

 

 

 

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