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World Cup Kabaddi 2019 on track

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION WORLD CUP KABADDI 2019 The much anticipated World Cup Kabaddi, which was postponed earlier this year due to some technical reasons would now be held from July 20-28, 2019 in Malaysia. Malaysia Kabaddi Federation (MKF), who are hosting the competition under the auspices of the World Kabaddi, have confirmed the new dates following confirmation by its partners including the television broadcasters. World Kabaddi secretary and organising committee chairman S.T. Arasu said that the new dates were fixed to ensure that the World Cup Kabaddi gained…

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H.E MELAKA GOVERNOR LAUNCHES WORLD CUP KABADDI

MEDIA RELEASE OFFICIAL LAUNCH WORLD CUP KABADDI MELAKA 2019 THE BEST FOR THE BIGGEST KABADDI EXTRAVAGANZA The historical city of Melaka will feature the best kabaddi talents from around the globe when it hosts the World Cup Kabaddi from the 2nd – 15th April, 2019. The tournament hosted by the Malaysia Kabaddi Federation (MKF) and sanctioned by World Kabaddi, is expected to see top teams from all five continents taking part in both the men’s and women’s competition. From Samoa to Canada, Mauritius to Egypt, Mexico to England, Afghanistan to…

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Temasek Welcomes the World

On behalf of the entire team at the Temasek Hotel Melaka, we wish to extend a warm welcome to all delegates from various countries to the 2019 World Kabaddi World Cup from 2nd April to 15th April 2019. Thank you for choosing us for your upcoming stay at Temasek Hotel Melaka. The hotel offers a selection of business services and facilities which are detailed in the booklet, placed on the reception / front desk counter. Besides that, Temasek Hotel has a kiddie swimming pool, internet access (WIFI), a  Coffee House…

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Congratulations from Kabaddi Asia

Asian countries have always dominated kabaddi competitions at the international level. One of the reason has been that most kabaddi competitions were always conducted in Asia for the Asian teams. The organisation of the World Cup Kabaddi in Malaysia would be a turning point for kabaddi internationally. It would allow teams from all continents to showcase their talents and skills. Kabaddi Asia relishes this step forward for kabaddi. I am sure that in the future kabaddi would be a truly global game. It is already being played in all five…

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From the Desk of the World Kabaddi President

Kabaddi, a sport which has transfigured people to adopt this game which was hiding somewhere in the ancient books. The journey from soil to mat has witnessed a lot of ups & downs backed by the thoughts of its backwardness to its civilization among hundreds of foreign nations. World Kabaddi is determined to blossom Kabaddi throughout the world with many nations coming forward to understand this ancient game of Kabaddi. As we have taken a commitment to bring Kabaddi into the Olympics, World Kabaddi is proud and cherished to announce…

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MKF President welcomes all

The World Cup Kabaddi 2019 will be a blue riband event for the Malaysia Kabaddi Federation. Having hosted numerous international events regularly including the International Inter City Kabaddi Championships, the Internatinal Kabaddi Challenge and the International Circle Kabaddi Championships in the past, the World Cup marks the next step in our continued commitment to develop and promote the sport of kabaddi. We would like to thank World Kabaddi for their belief in our ability to host this important event. Whilst I am not able to attend the official launch, the…

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Greetings from Africa

    World cup 2019 will set a benchmark in kabaddi history which is organised by Malaysia Kabaddi Federation in association with World Kabaddi. Africa is all set to make their strong participation in upcoming world cup. Teams from Africa like Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, zimbabwe, Mauritius, Rodrigues etc. are preparing hard to make a strong presence in the event and in behalf of all Africa, our Africa Kabaddi Federation wishes Malaysia Kabaddi Federation and World Kabaddi team all the best for this mega event as this type of huge event…

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Governor’s nod

The Honourable Governor of Melaka Tuan Yang Terutama Tun Datuk Seri Utama Dr Mohd Khalil bin Yaakob, Yang Di Pertua Negeri Melaka has consented to officially launch the World Cup Kabaddi to be held in Melaka in 2019. A delegation headed by the organising chairman S.T. Arasu paid a visit to to the Governor’s office on the 7th of November to also invite TYT to consent to be the Patron of the event. The delegation that included organising committee members Joseph Sta Maria, Veera Pandiyan Manikam and N. Vipularajah briefed…

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Theme Song Competition

WORLD CUP KABADDI 2019 THEME SONG WRITING COMPETITION We are in search for the right song to be used as the theme song in all of our promotional campaign for the World Cup Kabaddi 2019. If you have a knack of coming up with the upbeat tunes, here your chance to get worldwide promotion.   What elements are to be included in the song? The theme song can be of any genre but must reflect the vibrant, pulsating and energetic elements of kabaddi. Usage of musical instruments from various regions…

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