Mumbai : Syska Group, a diversified FMEG company has partnered with Pro Kabaddi’s U Mumba Team as Official grooming partner. U Mumba is one the most successful teams on and off the mat with one winner and two runner-up’s to its credit. Siddharth Desai and skipper Fazel Atrachali sizzled as U Mumba got the better of inaugural champions Jaipur Pink Panthers 39-32 in a see-saw Pro Kabaddi clash on 10th October at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai
Speaking about the partnership Mr. Rajesh Uttamchandani, Director, Syska Group said, “Kabaddi is one the oldest Indian sports – played by the gods in the dwapur yug, taken on by the milieu in the kal yug and fast forward to today, it has become the dejure no.2 sport of India after cricket. As Syska is a home-grown company, we are passionate about promoting Indian originated sports like Kabaddi and encourage Indian athletes by helping them showcase their talent in front of the world. We are excited about our partnership with team U Mumba and will support the team in every way possible.”
“We are pleased to welcome Syska Group! Here’s looking forward to a continuing strong partnership with them and an exciting tournament”, said Ronnie Screwvala, founder U Sports.
“U Mumba welcomes Syska. We believe that an association with Syska as a Grooming Partner is another effort in further raising the profile and grooming benchmarks of U Mumba Players. U Mumba is committed to the sport of kabaddi and will be putting in all the efforts to grow the sport at all levels and benefit those who chose to take up the sport along with us. We look forward and are committed to a long-standing association with Syska.” said Supratik Sen, CEO and Co-Founder U Sports.
2018 Pro Kabaddi League is the 6th Season of the tournament. The three-month long tournament kicked off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on Sunday, 7th October. Twelve teams comprising over 200 players will compete over 3 months for the trophy of the tournament’s sixth edition with matches across Chennai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Greater Noida, Sonipat, Pune, Mumbai, Patna, Kolkata and Kochi. The first match of the league was played between Tamil Thalaivas Vs Patna Pirates wherein Tamil Thalaivas won by 16 points.