West Midlands in England to host Kabaddi World Cup 2025 edition

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England to host Kabaddi World Cup 2025

The West Midlands in England will host the 4th Kabaddi World Cup in the first quarter of 2025. This was announced by the World Kabaddi Federation (WKF) on 12 November 2022. This will be the first time that the Kabaddi World Cup will be held outside Asia.

The first Kabaddi World Cup was held in Melaka, Malaysia from 20-28 July 2019. The men’s and women's title was won by the Indian team.

The 2nd Kabaddi World Cup will be held in 2023 and the 3rd is planned in 2024 but the host of 2023 and 2034 world cup is yet to be announced.

The proposed 4th Kabaddi World Cup 2025 will be organized by England Kabaddi, Scottish Kabaddi, and the British Kabaddi League. 


Kabaddi is an indigenous sport of India. It was included as demonstration sports in 1951 and again in 1982 Asian games held in New Delhi.

Since the 1990 Beijing Asian Games it has been a part of the Asian Games.

World Kabaddi Federation is an association of around 50 International Kabaddi Association and its President is Ashok Das of England.  

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