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Assam to Host Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 in Tamulpur

Last updated on March 23rd, 2023 at 07:09 pm

Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023: Tamulpur of Baksa district, part of BTR in Assam, will host the upcoming 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023. 10 Asian countries will be participating in this four-days mega Kho kho event.

The 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023, for both males and females, will begin from 20 March to 23 March 2023 at the playground of Tamulpur Higher Secondary School, Tamulpur, Assam. Tamulpur is the sub-division of the Baksa district of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) in Assam state. It’s a proud moment for Bodoland to host the International sporting event and for India as it will host an International sports event in rural India, setting an example.

The fourth Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 is being organized by Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI) and is being hosted by the Assam Kho Kho Association (AKKA) with support from the BTR government. The government of Assam also extended their support for the competition.

4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 Highlights

Organization NameKho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)
Event Name4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
Participating Team9 (Asian Countries)
1. India (Host)
2. Bhutan
3. Sri Lanka
4. Indonesia
5. Bangladesh
6. South Korea
7. Nepal
8. Iran
9. Malaysia
Event PlaceTamulpur (Baksa district of BTR, Assam, India)
Event Date20 – 23 March 2023
Website

Day 4 Match Results

Finals

India and Nepal in both men’s and women’s category reached the finals. They played against each other in the finals.

Team India lifts the 4th Asian Kho-Kho Championship 2023 Trophy.

Both our Menโ€™s & Womenโ€™s teams triumphed over their opponents in the Finals of a hard-fought tournament that has gripped BTR for the last 4 days.

Congratulations to the winning teams. Go Team India.

Semi-Finals

The semi final match of the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 will be played on 23rd March 2023.

Result of Semi-Final Match Day 4 (Men’s Team)

In men’s category, the host country India will play against Sri Lanka in the Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023, while Bangladesh will be up against Nepal.

Team (Women)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Sri LankaIndia
Bangladesh vs NepalNepal

Result of Semi-Final Match Day 4 (Women’s Team)

In the women’s category, India will face off against Bangladesh in the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship title 2023, while Nepal will play against Sri Lanka.

Team (Women)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs BangladeshIndia
Nepal vs Sri LankaNepal

Finals

The final match will be played on the same day as the semi-final. Once the semi-finals are over, the team for the finals will be announced.

Day 3 Match Results

Result of Day 3 (Men’s Team)

Team (Men)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Nepal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India18
South Korea vs Indonesia๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทSouth Korea11
Bhutan vs Iran๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan5
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh

Result of Day 3 (Women’s Team)

Team (Women)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Bhutan๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia67
Sri Lanka vs Malaysia๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka34
Nepal vs Bangladesh๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal14
Indonesia vs South Korea๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia

For more details about the Day 3 events, click here.

Day 2 Match Results

Result of Day 2 (Men’s Team)

Team (Men)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Iran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4
Bangladesh vs Indonesia๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh60
Sri Lanka vs South Korea๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka50
Nepal vs Bhutan๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal23

Result of Day 2 (Women’s Team)

Team (Women)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Malaysia๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India64
Nepal vs Indonesia๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal58
Sri Lanka vs Bhutan๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka47
Bangladesh vs South Korea๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh63

For more details about the Day 2 events, click here.

Day 1 Events – Match Results

Check out the Day 1 events of fourth Asian Kho Kho Championship here.

A total of 9 countries from the Asian continent participated in the fourth Asian Kho Kho competition. These 9 nations participated in the match on day 1 against the team decided by the organizer. The host country India registered a win against Bhutan in Men’s category and against Sri Lanka in the women’s category. Check the details of the result of Day for both men and women categories in the below table.

Result of Day 1 (Men’s Team)

Team (Men)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs BhutanIndia1347-34
Sri Lanka vs IndonesiaSri Lanka7097-27
Bangladesh vs South KoreaBangladesh3043-13
Nepal vs IranNepal6664-8

Result of Day 1 (Women’s Team)

Team (Women)WinnerPointsInnings
India vs Sri LankaIndia5568-13
Bhutan vs MalaysiaBhutan3649-13
Bangladesh vs IndonesiaBangladesh2746-19
Nepal vs South KoreaNepal2440-16

Watch Live Match

You can watch live matches of the kho kho games played in 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship in Tamulpur.

The Kho Kho Champions YouTube channel will be streaming the live matches, you can watch it here (https://www.youtube.com/@khokhochampions/).

Watch Live Matches of Finals

Watch Live Matches of Semi-Finals

Watch Day 1 Live Match

Special Guest

  1. Babita Phogat (Wrestler)
Babita Kumari Phogat

Babita Kumari Phogat, an Indian wrestler and the wrestling sensation of India, will be at the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship in Tamulpur, BTR, cheering on the players! Her support and encouragement will undoubtedly inspire athletes to give their all.

Actor and producer Aamir khan made the famous Dangal film – A phogat family biopic on the lives of Babita Phogat and her sister Geet Phogat.

Listen to her speaking about her visit to the kho kho event.

Theme Song

The theme song of Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Participation

Seventeen male and female teams from ten countries will be participating in this mega-international Kho Kho competition. Below is the list of 10 countries that’ll be taking part in the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023:

  1. India (Host)
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Nepal
  4. Bhutan
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Iraq
  7. Iran
  8. Thailand
  9. Indonesia
  10. South Korea
Pariticpating countries of 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Players List

Indian Teams

The selection of the Indian team is currently going on. The selection and coaching camp will be held at the indoor stadium in Sarusojai Sports Complex from March 14 to 18.

The AKKA president Rajib Prakash Baruah has said, “70 players, including men and women, will participate in the selection and coaching camp in Guwahati. The India team will be announced on March 18, 2023”.

India Men Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

  1. Amit Patil
  2. Akshay Ganpule
  3. Arun Gunki
  4. Akshay Bhangre
  5. Suyash Gargate
  6. Aniket Pote
  7. Avdhut Patil
  8. Gowtham MK
  9. ASN Reddy
  10. Madan
  11. S Santhru
  12. V Kabiln
  13. Sachin Bhargo
  14. Aaksah
  15. Mukesh Prajapat

Stand by India’s men team

  1. Shubham Kachi
  2. Sibin M
  3. V Dhruv
India Men Team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
India Mens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

India Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

  1. Priyanka Ingle
  2. Gauri Shindhe
  3. Apeksha Sutar
  4. Nikita Pawar
  5. Parvin Nisha
  6. L Mounika
  7. Bindu
  8. Nirmala Bhati
  9. Gurveer Kaur
  10. Archana Manjhi
  11. Deepika Chaudhary
  12. Meenu
  13. Ranjana
  14. Nasreen Shaikh
  15. V Madhu

Stand by India’s women team

  1. Rihika
  2. Monika
  3. Reshma Rathod
India Womens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Assam Players List

Two Assam players are on the probable list, Tirtha Deka of Sonapur and Ranjana Sarania of Tamulpur. The AKKA president said that if not two, at least one player from Assam will be included in the Indian team.

Ranjana Sarania - Kho Kho Player from Tamulpur Assam

Finally, Assam girl Ranjana Sarania has been selected in the 15-member team India which will participate in the fourth Asian Kho Kho Championship slated to begin on Monday in Tamulpur in the Baksa district of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). The 18 years old Ranjana hails from Tamulpur.


Sri Lanka Team

Both men’s and women’s team from Sri Lanka has arrived for the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023. Here’s the photo of Sri Lanka Team. Best of luck kho kho Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Bhutan Team

Team Bhutan has arrived for the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023. Here’s the photo of the Bhutan team. Best of luck kho kho Buthan.

Bhutan Team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Both Men’s and Women’s kho kho team of Bhutan reached India for the game. The details of player list will be shared soon.

Bangladesh Team

Team Bangladesh has arrived for the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023. Best of luck kho kho Buthan.

Bangladesh Men Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Bangladesh Mens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Bangladesh Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Bangladesh Womens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Nepal Team

Nepal Kho Kho Federation announced their Men’s and Women’s team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023.

Nepal Men Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Nepal Mens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Nepal Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Nepal Womens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Iran Team

Team Iran from the Iran too have arrived for the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship. Iran have send only men’s team. Best of luck kho kho Iran.

Iran Team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Iran Men Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Iran Mens Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Malaysia Team

Team Malaysia have arrived for the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship. Malaysia have send only women’s team. Best of luck kho kho Malaysia. Here’s the photo of Malaysia team.

Malaysia Team for 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023

Address

Tamulpur Higher Secondary Playground, BTR, Assam

Kho Kho Match Pattern

The matches are played on a league cum knock out basis, with the competing teams divided into four groups.

Note: To know more about kho kho game, do check out Facts about kho kho.

Preparation of Kho Kho Match Playground

All efforts are being made by the BTR government led by Pramod Boro to create a beautiful environment for sports.

The matches will be held on mats and in a makeshift indoor stadium with a capacity to accommodate around 7000 people has been set up at the venue at Tamulpur Higher Secondary School.

AKKF president Rajiv Mehta

He said that the preparation and organization of playground and the event as a whole

Official Visits

The KKFI president Shri Sudhanshu Mittal, KKFI GS Shri M S Tyagi, AKKA president Rajib Prakash Baruah, and BTR Chief and Chairman of AKKA Pramod Boro visited the Tamulpur to inspect the ongoing preparations for the 4th Asian Championship of Kho-Kho championship 2023 and interacted with the media personal also.

KKFI president Sudhanshu Mittal and BTR cheif Pramod Boro
KKFI and AKKA inspecting Tamulpur preparation for Asian Kho Kho Championship

Websites

Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)Click Here
Assam Kho Kho Association (AKKA)

Social Pages

Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)Facebook Page
Twitter Page
Assam Kho Kho Association (AKKA)Facebook Page
Twitter Page

Kho Kho Federation of India

  • President of Kho Kho Federation of India = Sudhanshu Mittal
  • General Secretary of Kho Kho Federation of India = M S Tyagi

Assam Kho Kho Association

  • Chairman of Assam Kho Kho Association = BTR CEM Pramod Boro | source
  • President of Assam Kho Kho Association = Rajib Prakash Baruah

About Kho Kho Game

Kho Kho is Indian originated game. Explore Kho kho game here.

About Asian Kho Kho Championship

  1. 1st Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 1996 at Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  2. 2nd Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 2000 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  3. 3rd Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 2016 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
  4. The 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship will be held in 2023 at Tamulpur, BTR, Assam, India. 

It will be interesting to note here that India has won all three previous editions of the Asian Kho-Kho Championship played in 1996, 2000, and 2016 respectively.

Winner of 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023?

Since India has won all three previous editions, the expectation will be high on the Indian side. Will India WIN the 4th Asian championship of the Kho-Kho Championship? Let’s wait and see.

World Kho Kho Championship 2023

The World Kho Kho Championship 2023 will start in July in London. A total of 36 countries will participate from across the globe. It is a proud moment for India, as countries from all continents will play this Indian Kho Kho sport.

FAQs

1. Where will the 4th Asian Kho-Kho Championship be Organized?

Where will the 4th Asian Kho-Kho Championship be Organized?
The 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 will be organized at Tamulpur of Baksa district in Bodoland (BTR), Assam, India, from 20 March to 23 March 2023.

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