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 Name||Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)|
|Event Name||4th Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023|
|Participating Team||9 (Asian Countries)|
1. India (Host)
3. Sri Lanka
6. South Korea
|Event Place||Tamulpur (Baksa district of BTR, Assam, India)|
|Event Date||20 – 23 March 2023|
Day 4 Match Results
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 Men’s & Women’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.
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.
|India vs Sri Lanka||India|
|Bangladesh vs Nepal||Nepal|
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.
|India vs Bangladesh||India|
|Nepal vs Sri Lanka||Nepal|
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)
|India vs Nepal||India||18|
|South Korea vs Indonesia||South Korea||11|
|Bhutan vs Iran||Bhutan||5|
|Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Bangladesh|
Result of Day 3 (Women’s Team)
|India vs Bhutan||India||67|
|Sri Lanka vs Malaysia||Sri Lanka||34|
|Nepal vs Bangladesh||Nepal||14|
|Indonesia vs South Korea||Indonesia|
For more details about the Day 3 events, click here.
Day 2 Match Results
Result of Day 2 (Men’s Team)
|India vs Iran||India||4|
|Bangladesh vs Indonesia||Bangladesh||60|
|Sri Lanka vs South Korea||Sri Lanka||50|
|Nepal vs Bhutan||Nepal||23|
Result of Day 2 (Women’s Team)
|India vs Malaysia||India||64|
|Nepal vs Indonesia||Nepal||58|
|Sri Lanka vs Bhutan||Sri Lanka||47|
|Bangladesh vs South Korea||Bangladesh||63|
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)
|India vs Bhutan||India||13||47-34|
|Sri Lanka vs Indonesia||Sri Lanka||70||97-27|
|Bangladesh vs South Korea||Bangladesh||30||43-13|
|Nepal vs Iran||Nepal||66||64-8|
Result of Day 1 (Women’s Team)
|India vs Sri Lanka||India||55||68-13|
|Bhutan vs Malaysia||Bhutan||36||49-13|
|Bangladesh vs Indonesia||Bangladesh||27||46-19|
|Nepal vs South Korea||Nepal||24||40-16|
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
- Babita Phogat (Wrestler)
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.
The theme song of Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
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:
- India (Host)
- Sri Lanka
- South Korea
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
- Amit Patil
- Akshay Ganpule
- Arun Gunki
- Akshay Bhangre
- Suyash Gargate
- Aniket Pote
- Avdhut Patil
- Gowtham MK
- ASN Reddy
- S Santhru
- V Kabiln
- Sachin Bhargo
- Mukesh Prajapat
Stand by India’s men team
- Shubham Kachi
- Sibin M
- V Dhruv
India Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
- Priyanka Ingle
- Gauri Shindhe
- Apeksha Sutar
- Nikita Pawar
- Parvin Nisha
- L Mounika
- Nirmala Bhati
- Gurveer Kaur
- Archana Manjhi
- Deepika Chaudhary
- Nasreen Shaikh
- V Madhu
Stand by India’s women team
- Reshma Rathod
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
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 Women Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
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 Men Team for Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023
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.
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
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.
|Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)||Click Here|
|Assam Kho Kho Association (AKKA)|
|Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI)||Facebook Page|
|Assam Kho Kho Association (AKKA)||Facebook 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
- 1st Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 1996 at Calcutta, West Bengal, India
- 2nd Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 2000 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
- 3rd Asian Kho Kho Championship was in 2016 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
- 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.
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.