2nd Junior World Kabaddi Championship World Cup 2023

2023/04/28

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Kabaddi Junior World Cup 2019

The 1st Junior World Kabaddi Championship was held in Kish Island, Iran, from 11th November 2019 to 15th November 2019.

The tournament was organized by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and featured Under-20 players from 13 participating nations. The aim of the tournament was to promote Kabaddi among youngsters and encourage them to take up the sport and represent their country in future Kabaddi tournaments.

Participating Nations in the 2019 World Cup

The participating nations in the tournament were Iran, Kenya, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, Iraq, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan. Uganda was supposed to participate, but they were replaced by Azerbaijan at the last moment due to visa issues.

Format of Kabaddi Junior World Cup

The tournament was played in a round-robin format followed by quarter-finals, semi-finals, and a final. The four groups were Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D. Group A had four teams, while Groups B, C, and D had three teams each. The top two teams from each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

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Matches and Results of the 2019 Junior World Cup

The tournament kicked off with a match between Turkmenistan and Malaysia, which was won by Malaysia 38-19. Kenya defeated Iraq 61-21 in the next match, while Bangladesh beat Afghanistan 47-25 in the third match of the day.

The evening shift saw host nation Iran beat Thailand 47-21, while Pakistan defeated Denmark 64-23.

The second day of the tournament saw Sri Lanka beat Kenya 36-23, while Azerbaijan defeated Denmark 36-30. Bangladesh beat Chinese Taipei 39-33 in the third match of the day. The evening shift saw Malaysia beat Thailand 38-27, while Iran defeated Turkmenistan 42-24.

On the third day of the tournament, Chinese Taipei beat Afghanistan 33-31, while Sri Lanka defeated Iraq 52-36. Pakistan beat Azerbaijan 44-31 in the third match of the day. The evening shift saw Iran beat Malaysia 37-20, while Turkmenistan defeated Thailand 37-34.

Quarter-Finals of the 2019 Kabaddi Junior World Cup

The quarter-finals were held on the fourth day of the tournament. The first match was between the winner of Group A and the runners-up of Group C, which was won by Iran 39-27. The second match was between the winner of Group B and the runners-up of Group D, which was won by Kenya 52-36. The third match was between the winner of Group C and the runners-up of Group A, which was won by Bangladesh 38-27. The fourth match was between the winner of Group D and the runners-up of Group B, which was won by Pakistan 46-24.

Semi-Finals:

The semi-finals were held on the fifth and final day of the tournament. The first semi-final was between Iran and Bangladesh, which was won by Iran 46-28. The second semi-final was between Kenya and Pakistan, which was won by Kenya 44-27. 

Final of First Junior Kabaddi World Cup

The final was played between Iran and Kenya, which was won by Iran 44-27. Iran was crowned the champions of the 1st Junior World Kabaddi Championship, while Kenya finished as the runners-up. Pakistan and Bangladesh shared the bronze medal.

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2nd Junior World Kabaddi Championship

The 2nd Junior World Kabaddi Championship 2023 was a five-day event held in Urmia, Iran, from February 28 to March 4. It was a highly anticipated event, and kabaddi enthusiasts from around the world eagerly awaited the tournament. The championship featured some of the most talented junior kabaddi players from different countries.

Junior Kabaddi World Cup 2023 Pools & Teams

Pools

The participating teams were divided into four pools - A, B, C, and D. The teams that made it to the quarter-finals were the top two teams from each pool.

Teams

The following 12 teams participated in the championship:

Pool A:

1. Iran (Defending champions)

2. Uganda

3. Turkmenistan

Pool B:

1. Palestine

2. Kenya

3. Thailand

Pool C:

1. India

2. Bangladesh

3. Sri Lanka

Pool D:

1. Nepal

2. Pakistan

3. Georgia

2nd Junior World Kabaddi Championship Match Results

The championship featured some thrilling matches, and here are the results from each day:

Day 1: February 28

Match 1: Iran defeated Turkmenistan 73-24 (Pool A)

Match 2: Palestine defeated Sri Lanka 73-19 (Pool C)

Match 3: Nepal defeated Georgia 82-20 (Pool D)

Match 4: Pakistan defeated Thailand 60-20 (Pool D)

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Day 2: March 1

Match 1: India defeated Thailand 67-34 (Pool C)

Match 2: Nepal defeated Georgia 84-17 (Pool D)

Match 3: Kenya defeated Palestine 75-14 (Pool B)

Match 4: Pakistan defeated Georgia 73-30 (Pool D)

Match 5: Iran defeated Uganda 67-27 (Pool A)

Match 6: India defeated Bangladesh 74-23 (Pool C)

Day 3: March 2 (Quarter-finals)

Match 1: Iran defeated Bangladesh 56-17

Match 2: Nepal defeated Iraq 64-63

Match 3: India defeated Chinese Taipei 54-36

Match 4: Pakistan defeated Kenya 56-24

Day 4: March 3 (Semi-finals)

Match 1: Iran defeated Nepal 60-37

Match 2: India defeated Pakistan 75-29

Junior Kabaddi World Cup 2023 Final

The highly anticipated final showdown between India and Iran was an intense battle, with the hosts only managing to maintain a slim one-point lead during the first half.

However, with just two players left on the mat for India and Iran leading 32-30, Ankush Rathee pulled off an impressive Super Tackle on the Iranian raider.

This heroic move prevented an All-Out and completely altered the course of the match. From that point on, team India seized control of the game and went on to secure a resounding eight-point victory, ultimately clinching the prestigious trophy.

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Junior Kabaddi World Cup 2023 Champions: India

Runners Up: Iran

Third Place: Nepal and Pakistan

The 2nd junior world kabaddi championship was a fantastic tournament that showcased some exceptional kabaddi skills from young players from different countries.

Congratulations to Team India for winning the gold medal and to all the teams that participated in the championship. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these talented players.


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