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Pakistan men's team also enters Kabaddi World Cup semifinals

Patiala, India: After Pakistan women secured a berth in Women World Cup, Pakistan men’s Kabaddi team also confirmed their presence in the semifinals of the Kabaddi World Cup, underway in India after a convincing 45-35 victory over Canada here in Patiala.

Skipper Shafiq Ahmed Chishti led from the front and made several successful raids for his team in the match. Chishti was ably supported by team-mates Akmal Shahzad Dogar, Musharraf Javed Janjua, Irfan Mana and Ali Shan.

Victory was the team’s third in a row in pool ‘B’ of the event with their game against Sweden, which was washed out on Sunday, to be played on Tuesday in Jalalabad.

Pakistan face Argentina in their last pool match in Amritsar today.

According to the schedule, both men’s and women’s semifinals will be played on Thursday.

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