Started from 20th July, Vivo Pro Kabaddi took the indigenous sport of Kabaddi to new levels of professionalism this year while bringing entertainment through fun moments from the game. One of the leading venues for the game, EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad, which hosted the home leg of the Gujarat FortuneGiants earlier in the tournament will also be playing host to the eliminators, semifinals and final of the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League. The playoffs get underway from 14th October which will include two eliminators on the same day and two semifinals on 16th October, whereas the final of the league is held on 19th October.
For the first time in India, in association with EKA Arena by SE TransStadia Pvt. Ltd., Mashal Sports Pvt. Ltd and Star India Pvt. Ltd., this year will see Pro Kabaddi League playoffs running through a week alongside the biggest entertainment extravaganza of the year. Conceptualised by these sports bodies, the FanFest is organized with an intention to raise fan engagement and the entertainment quotient.
The Vivo Pro Kabaddi PlayOffs and FanFest are held at indoor EKA Arena and Asia’s largest FIFA-standard football pitch for double the fan experience. FanFest includes an array of cultural events such as concerts, flea market, food carnival, games and activities, and match screening. Three of the most prolific singers from the Indian Cinema, Darshan Raval, Kanika Kapoor and Amit Trivedi, will be performing live to their hit numbers and some more. The fans will also get a chance to enjoy live music while shopping their favourite PKL merchandises, participate in challenging kabaddi-themed games, enjoy varied food offerings and followed by live-action of the most exciting kabaddi matches of this season. To top it up, various cultural events which are lined up during the playoffs at the EKA Arena will enthral the fans and add to their bucket of unforgettable experiences.
“TransStadia and Pro Kabaddi have teamed up to give the fans an exciting week of music, food & kabaddi and we are ready to host the PKL playoffs and finals in Ahmedabad. We are also collaborating with the Fit India Movement to create and launch a fun fit-zone for our fans. Finally, we are also ensuring that we are a sustainable plastic-free event. We are looking forward to a terrific week ahead,” adds Mr Udit Sheth, Founder and MD of SE TransStadia Pvt. Ltd.
Schedule for Pro Kabaddi League Playoffs & final at indoor EKA Arena:
Match 1: Eliminator 1: League Rank 3 vs League Rank 6
Match 2: Eliminator 2: League Rand 4 vs League Rank 5
Match 1: Semifinal 1: League Rank 1 vs Winner of Eliminator 1
Match 2: Semifinal 2: League Rank 2 vs Winner of Eliminator 2
Tickets for the matches are available on BookMyShow and can also be purchased offline at the box office at EKA Arena.