Sunday, October 15, 2017
AME Sports Private Limited is keen to provide the all-important encouragement to kabaddi players in all the 13 districts of the State is staging Andhra Premier Kabaddi League both in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada in January 2018 said company president Hima Bindu Reddy.
Participating in the logo release function, she said that the tournament will help the hearts of sporting public of the State. Players who perform well in the league will stand a chance to represent the State in the other premier national events.
She said that the company signed a pact with the Andhra Kabaddi Association for five years to stage the event. AP Kabaddi Association Secretary Veeralankaiah said the Pro Kabaddi which is telecast in a prime sports channel is the second most-watched sport on TV after cricket. He said that eight teams would be selected after a selection process in all the 13 districts. The tournament will be held for 16 days and 32 matches will be featured. It will be held from January 27 to February 13, 2018 at DRRMC Indoor Stadium in Vijayawada. The venue for Visakhapatnam will be decided soon, he said.