Sierra Leone


PROFILE

Sierra Leone has become the first country in Africa to have the Kabaddi sport, the favourite and renowned game of Punjab in India.

We are so glad to tell you that Our Mother Game "Kabaddi" is now in Africa This Continent is well known for Football,Boxing and Athletics But Now Kabaddi is also established In Sierra leone (Africa) .This is happen only due to extra ordinary efforts of Ravinder singh Jassal.

Sierra Leone has become the first country in Africa to have the Kabaddi sport, the favourite and renowned game of Punjab in India. The Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association (SLKA) was officially launched on Wednesday June 13 at the Sierra Leone weightlifting gym at the National Stadium in Freetown.

According to the SLKA acting president, Ravinder Singh Jassal - an India national who introduced the sport in the country, he was very pleased to introduce the game in Sierra Leone, the first in Africa. "Kabaddi is the most precious game of Punjab, India and has become the game of the world in countries like USA, Canada, Italy, Germany, Spain, UK, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and more. I am proud to bring it to the continent of Africa and Sierra Leone is the first country to have it," he said.

Jassal said he has plans to spread the game across the continent and further revealed that Sierra Leone will be the base and reference point for the sport in Africa.

SLKA secretary general, Rafeek Thekkill - himself an India national, said Kabaddi is known as the game of the masses due to its popularity, simplicity and public appeal. He said the game is an outdoor competition played either on clay court or synthetic surface and does not involve any sophisticated equipments.

Sierra Leone Kabaddi Players

Matches: 6th Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Punjab

Sierra Leone was played 5 matches in 6th Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Punjab

Venue and Time Results Details
Sangrur
07 Nov 2016 15:00 (IST)
Sierra Leone(70) vs Sri Lanka(6)
SIERRA LEONE BEAT SRI LANKA BY 64 POINTS
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Moga
09 Nov 2016 14:00 (IST)
Sierra Leone(30) vs England(48)
ENGLAND BEAT SIERRA LEONE BY 18 POINTS
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Ludhiana
05 Nov 2016 13:30 (IST)
India(46) vs Sierra Leone(38)
INDIA BEAT SIERRA LEONE BY 8 POINTS
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Barnala
12 Nov 2016 14:00 (IST)
Sweden(35) vs Sierra Leone(43)
SIERRA LEONE BEAT SWEDEN BY 8 POINTS
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Nabha
14 Nov 2016 14:00 (IST)
Canada(0) vs Sierra Leone(0)
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Stats: 6th Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Punjab

Total Matches 4
Wins 2
Losses 2
Draw 0

Raids & Stops

Total Scores
181
Opponent Scores
135
Score Difference
46
Total Raids
158
Successful Rate
57%
Unsuccessful Rate
43%
57% Successful Rate