Dubai to host first 'Ultra Kabaddi League' in the UAE

Dubai to host first 'Ultra Kabaddi League' in the UAE

The Dubai Sports Council announced that it will host Dubai (Ultra Kabaddi League), which will be held for the first time in the country and is organized by Sporteify in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council.

Its competitions will be held in the sports hall of Al-Ahly Youth Club in Al-Mamzar from June 4th  to 24th, with the participation of 112 players from 10 different countries who make up 8 branded teams, competing in 32 matches.

The announcement came during a press conference held at the headquarters of the Dubai Sports Council, during which Ali Omar, Director of the Sports Events Department in the Council, the famous Indian actor Kabir Duhan Singh, Bollywood star of Indian cinema, and Sumit Singh, the director of the organizing company, spoke.

Ali Omar said:

We are happy to host this tournament, which is being held for the first time, and which represents a new and distinctive addition to the diversity that Dubai is keen to present to all segments of society. For sports enthusiasts and the public of different nationalities to follow different sports tournaments, and to achieve the happiness of community members, as our annual agenda includes organizing and sponsoring many international and community sporting events and events, which enjoy a large public following.

Ali Omar added:

"The sport of kabaddi is not strange to Emirati society. Previous generations knew this sport and young people used to practice it. Now the sport has developed greatly until it has a federation and countries compete in it. The Dubai Sports Council is keen on the success of this tournament, which contributes to strengthening cooperation with The private sector to develop this sport and any other sport.

For his part, the famous actor Kabir Duhan Singh said:

“I love this sport and I used to practice it when I was young during my school days, then  I stopped it after I become so busy in acting, and I am happy to be part of this tournament that combines focus and physical strength, so that who want to win in this game It requires intense focus and great energy, and I hope that the fans will enjoy watching the competitions of this exciting tournament. I am also more pleased that this sport, which is very popular in India, will be held here in Dubai, and I thank the Dubai Sports Council for supporting this event.”

Today marks the dawn of a new era in international Kabaddi, Sporteify is pleased to announce the Launch of the ULTRA KABADDI LEAGUE which is being held under the patronage of the Dubai Sport Council in the month of June 2023.

ULTRA KABADDI LEAGUE will feature eight teams and will feature the best players from across Asia The league will also provide a platform for upcoming players to showcase their talent and take their game to the next level.

The matches will also be broadcasted on television, internationally via streaming services. This will ensure that fans have access to the best Kabaddi action relayed live from Dubai, UAE.

Kabaddi is a popular sport in India with a long history. It originated in ancient India, where it was played by warriors as a form of training. The game has been played in the Indian subcontinent for at least 4,000 years and is thought to have been developed by the ancient Vedic civilization.

The launch of the ULTRA KABADDI LEAGUE is a major milestone for the sport and for Dubai, UAE. It is a testament to the commitment of the country’s top leaders, and the enthusiasm of the players and fans. The ULTRA KABADDI LEAGUE looks to set a new standard for professional Kabaddi and will be a source of pride for the entire nation.

Sporteify is committed to bringing the best of Kabaddi to Dubai and looks forward to a long and successful partnership. The league is confident that the citizens of UAE, will embrace the sport and become passionate supporters of the teams and the league says Edwin Paul, Founding Director, Sporteify)

Sporteify will also host a series of events and activities to promote Kabaddi in Dubai, giving the citizens of the country an opportunity to learn more about the sport and its rules.

We look forward to a thrilling season of Kabaddi, and a new beginning for the sport in the United Arab Emirates

News Source: Dubai Media Office

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