The eighth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will begin from December 22 in Bengaluru and will be held without spectators. COVID-19 global pandemic.
The players’ auction for the season was held on 29-31 August in Mumbai.
Organizer of the event Mashal Sports said that keeping in mind the health and safety of players and all stakeholders, this year the league will be organized without spectators at a single venue in Bengaluru, away from the traditional caravan format.
Speaking on the return of PKL Season 8, Anupam Goswami, CEO, Mashal Sports and League Commissioner Vivo PL said: “Bengaluru has all the facilities to conduct major competitive sporting events with best safety practices, and we are committed to showcasing the same. looking forward to PKL Season 8.”
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai welcomed the league in the state.
“Kabaddi is a genuine indigenous sport of India and is very popular in Karnataka. Bommai said in a statement, “We welcome and support the upcoming Pro Kabaddi Season 8 event in our state.
The organizers further said that the league will implement protocols to comply with government regulations and guidelines and will work with specialized security agencies to implement stringent safety practices and create a bio-secure bubble.