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Star Sports announces KBD Juniors S2 - nairrk - 09-09-2018


MUMBAI: India’s sport of kabaddi has grown leaps and bounds with the growth of India’s flagship kabaddi league, Vivo Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). Encouraging the growth of the sport amongst the younger generation, Star Sports has begun the second season of KBD Juniors. The tournament will have 24 schools across 12 cities, and 3,500 students between the age group of 11 to 12 years battle it out to make it to the grand finale.

Season two of KBD Juniors will be broadcast on Star Sports and Hotstar during season six of PKL.

In season two, 24 schools are divided into eight groups of three teams who will play against each other. From each group, the team finishing first will then make it to the round of city finals, which will take place during the home leg of each city as part of PKL and then the national finals.

The first season of KBD Juniors was won by South Point World School, Sonepat.

The 24 participating schools include Ryan International School Goregaon, N M Joshi Marg Municipal School, St. Lawrence High School, RST Madhyamik Vidyalaya Govandi, St Xaviers High School Airoli, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Municipal UP, English School Worli among others.

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