Press Release of Red Bull Tashan- National Finals Announcement

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Red Bull is hosting the National Finals of Red Bull Tashan; a competitive Kabaddi tournament for players at grassroots level atDublin Square at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla on 24th May 2019. Organised in association with the Puneri Paltan, Haryana Steelers, Bengal Warriors and Patna Pirates, the tournament aims to widen the reach and further develop the ancient and iconic Indian sport at a grass-root level in the country. The winners of each regional qualifier Utsav Kreeda Mandal, Malaoya Academy, Sonarpur Balaka Sansada Pathagar and Patliputra Sports Club will get the glorious opportunity to train with the respective franchises at their home stadium during the 7thseason of Pro Kabaddi League

National Editions Finals:

Date:24th May 2019

Venue:Dublin Square at Phoenix Market city, Kurla

There were four Regional Finals that took place i.e.finals of the Western Edition, Patna Edition, Kolkata Edition and Haryana Edition. The winners of the regional finals will now face each other in the India finals of Red Bull Tashan 2019.

 Patna Edition:

 Patliputra Sports Academy beat Sarvodaya Kabaddi Club, Athmol Gola (36-35) to be crowned as the champions of Red Bull Tashan- Patna Edition

  Kolkata Edition:

Sonarpur Balaka Sansada Pathagar beat North Kolkata District Kabaddi Association (25-23) to be crowned champions of the Red Bull Tashan- Kolkata Edition

Western Edition:

Utkarsh Kreeda Mandal from Pune beat Chattrapati Shivaji Club from Alibaug 24-16 to be crowned champions of Red Bull Tashan- Western Edition

Haryana Edition:

Malaoya Academy from Chandigarh beat Chillar Club with a 32-31 score line to be crowned as the champions of Red Bull Tashan- Haryana Edition

Open to players between the ages of 17-21 and belonging to a club or college, Red Bull Tashan makes strategy a key component of the matches, which run half the duration of Pro Kabaddi League games. While in the latter, each half consists of 20 minutes, in this tournament, each half consists of only 10 minutes each, making the entire duration of the game 20 minutes.