The 8th season of Kabaddi World Cup is scheduled to kicking off in Ahmedabad on October 7, 2016. There will be 12 national kabaddi teams participating in the 15 days event. Indian Kabaddi Team is the title defending champion in 2016 edition.
In the opening match of championship, hosts India to take on South Korea from 20:00 IST and 14:30 GMT. Teams will play on round robin format basis in the initial stage of tournament. Knockout games are scheduled to play on 21 and 22 October.
|Group A||Group B|
|India||Anup Kumar (captain), Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Nitin Tomar, Kiran Parmar, Ajay Thakur, Mohit Chhilar, Sanbdeep Narwal, Jasvir Singh, Rahul Chaudhuri, Manjeet Chhilar, Surinder Nada, Surjeet.|
|Bangladesh (Probable)||Kazi Yunus Ahmed, Kamal Hossain, Razu Ahmed, Md Mozammal Haque Haque, Md Mizanur Rahman, Mosharrof Hossain, Abu Salah Musa, Abul Kalam, Badsha Miah, Shamim Khaled, Md Abdur Rouf, Md Bozlur Rashid, Gaiyan Mohammad Khan, Ziaur Rahman Ziaur.|