New Delhi: Building on its exciting and key signings for Season 4 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League, Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club, has made yet another big signing to rope in Film Star Sonu Sood as its ambassador and key supporter for the season. The stylish star will be the Dabang Ambassador for the Delhi Franchise, cheering and motivating the team from the stands and in training.
The versatile actor, who has been a part of some of the biggest blockbusters in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Punjabi films, will promote the team, the sport and the league for the millions of Kabaddi enthusiasts in the country.
Talking about another big signing, Saumya Khaitan, CEO, Dabang Delhi KC, said, “The team resonates the spirit of North India and has over the seasons, built strong connect with the entire region. To all add to the delight of our religious fans all around the country and further enhance the popularity of the team to millions across India, we are delighted to have Sonu Sood join us at Dabang Delhi KC. He is one of the biggest names in fitness in our country today and we are confident that this association will not only fuel the team morale but also further the team connect in the country / Northern region.”
Speaking on the occasion, Sonu Sood said, “Being a true North Indian, Kabaddi is a sport I have played and cherished during my childhood. I believe the sport rquires supreme fitness and agility and Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League has helped the game gain its due recognition in the country. I am truly esctatic to join Dabang Delhi KC, a team that has following across Delhi NCR, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Being a physical fitness enthusiast, I trained with the team and was blown away with the talent of the team. I look forwad to meeting the fans in Delhi soon. #Mainbhidabang.”
Sonu will lead, support and cheer for the team from the stands during their home leg in Delhi from July 24 to July 27 at Thyagaraj Sports Complex and across other venues in the country where the team will be playing. He will be engaging with Dabang Delhi fans online and on ground. He will also be training with the players during the league.
In the fourth edition of league, Dabang Delhi has a completely new composition of new and young players that are rearing to compete for the trophy. Retaining experienced and star players such as Kashiling Adake and Selvamani K from the previous seasons, the Delhi franchise has added some exceptional players to the squad like experienced international all-rounder Meraj Sheykh from Iran; the calm and composed, Deepak Narwal, along side the experienced Prashant Rai and the new emerging talented raider, Vikash Khandola; and stalwarts such as D. Suresh Kumar and Prashant Chavan.
Continuing their commitment to environment and sustainability, Dabang Delhi KC has made India’s first and only model green venue, the Thyagaraj Stadium, their home arena. The team and management have also taken a pledge to create awareness towards society, community and people through a gamut of NGO partnerships. DDKC will be donating a part of the ticket sales as contribution to the efforts of CRY, Uthaan, Water Aid India, Wildlife Conservation Trust and CADD (Community Against Drunk Driving).