Iran gained a commanding 42-22 victory over Kenya in the final match of the event today to keep the title at home
The Iranian team had defeated Thailand, Turkmenistan, and Malaysia in the group stage before overpowering Chinese Taipei and Bangladesh in quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively.
Pakistan and Bangladesh jointly received the bronze medal of this event.
Iran handed a humiliating 53- 31 defeat to Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinal match of the Junior World Kabaddi Championship underway in the Persian Gulf island of Kish, preparing for the semi-finals against Bangladesh.
The 1st Junior World Kabaddi Championship kicked off on the ninth of November and will wrap up on 15th November 2019 in Kish Island, Iran, organized by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF). The tournament features U-20 players from around the world as a motive to give recognition to future Kabaddi stars.
Fourteen nations have been announced as participants in the 1st ever Junior Kabaddi World Cup. Kish Island will play host to Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei, Iraq, Denmark, Turkmenistan, Kenya, Pakistan, Uganda, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.