With the Hero Indian Super League all set to begin on the 12th of October, 2014, the league has announced the signing on of 6 more sponsors.
What is the ISL?
The Hero Indian Super League is a professional football league in India. The first ever ISL is set to start on the 12th of October 2014. ISL aims to foster local talent and feature international stars, making the game one of the country’s flagship sports and India, a name to reckon within the global arena. ISL features eight franchises from Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.
What is Kabaddi?
Originating from India, kabaddi is played with two teams competing with each other to get higher scores, each having 7 in court players. India, a dominant figure in the sport, has won gold medals at the Asian Games in 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, and 2010.
The game of kabbadi is one of the oldest games of Indian origin.
To learn more about the history of the game, read this.