Jeddah: As part of Indian Republic Day Celebration, NRI Sports Federation, Jeddah will be organizing Kabbadi League - 2017 on 3rd Febraury 2017 at Shababiyah Ground, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Around 16 teams from various parts of Saudi Arabia including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Al-Khobar are expected to participate in the league.
The Kabaddi League - 2017 is an effort to provide the opportunity to Indian expatriates to remember and celebrate the great Indian Republic Day.
The federation has adopted Kabaddi for the Republic Day celebration as it is a Indian rural game with Indian origin.
NRI Sports is a federation of Non Residential Indians in Jeddah. The main object of the federation is promoting Indian Sports and Games among Indian Expatriates in Saudi Arabia. It also has objective of supporting NRI sports talents and attracting NRI students towards indian sports and games.
A delegation of NRI Sports Federation met Indian Consulate General in Jeddah Mr.Muhammed Rahman Noor Sheikh on 8th January 2017 seeking his cooperation for the Kabaddi league.