Ultimate Kho-Kho: ‘Desi’ game will start from August 14 in a new plate

All six franchises—Chennai Quick Guns, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Players, Odisha Juggernauts, Rajasthan Warriors and Telugu Yoddhas—are ready to hit the mat and show Kho-Kho in a never before modern avatar.

Representing courage, accuracy and speed, Telugu Warriors, the franchise of GMR Sports, on Friday unveiled its new jersey for the inaugural Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK) league. After successfully launching their logo, which represents their warrior spirit of courage and glory, the team has followed it up with similar colors in the newly launched jersey.

The jersey is a bold mix of blue and gold with a dash of red in the middle representing courage, accuracy and speed. The jersey is beautifully complimented with a dash of red color representing courage and bravery.

Ahead of their campaigns, the captains, key players and coaches of all the six teams highlighted their preparations and goals at a press conference held here on Friday.

League Commissioner and Ultimate Kho Kho CEO, Tenzing Niyogi was also present along with Season 1 sports presenter and Bollywood actor Apartshakti Khurana, who will be the marquee presenter of the league to be aired on Sony Sports Network, the official broadcaster. of league.

“It is a very special moment for all of us here as Kho-Kho is intrinsically ingrained in the heart and soul of every Indian. This game is played in every school and has immense nostalgic value. Extremely proud to bring ‘Sports’ to the world in a completely new avatar and these players are all set to take off the ‘Dream ki Udaan’ today while every house gets ready to witness the brilliance of the game Which Ultimate Kho Kho imagines to bring,” Niyogi said.

Also present were the captains and key players, Amit Patil and Mahesh Shinde (Chennai Quick Guns), Ranjan Shetty and Aniket Pote (Gujarat Giants), Vijay Hazare and Rajesh Kumar (Mumbai players), Dipesh More and Milind Chavrekar (Odisha Juggernauts). Mazhar Jamadar and Akshay Ganpule (Rajasthan Warriors), and Prajwal KH and Prateek Vaiker (Telugu Warriors) with coaches Manohar CA (Chennai Quick Guns), Sanjeev Sharma (Gujarat Giants), Rajendra Sapt (Mumbai players), Ashwini Kumar Sharma (Odisha) ) Baazigar), Narendra Kunder (Rajasthan Warriors) and Sumit Bhatia (Telugu Warriors) were selected as 143 players from last month’s draft.

“In today’s day and age, we always need a total package. I’ve done movies, shows, travel shows, but the day it came and I talked about joining the league, the first five minutes of the conversation, I knew I had to work with it. This league is so interesting, it’s a complete package. I’ve been in the game the whole time; life revolves around the game. I really hope the way you did Accepted me as an actor in films, you accept I am here,” Khurrana said.

Players have transformed in preparation to be a part of the professional sports league set-up and bring in a new image of Kho-Kho with best training facilities, high quality fitness and interesting team bonding sessions under the supervision of the franchisees and coaches. ,

Sharing his thoughts on the jersey launch, Sujoy Ganguly, Head Business Development & Marketing, GMR Sports League, said, “After launching the logo, the jersey drop was the next big thing we were waiting for and gave me the opportunity to launch our new jersey. It is even more exciting that we have been able to beautifully complement the ethos and color schemes of our logo on our Telugu Warrior jersey. The new jersey now not only looks vibrant and youthful but also our intentions as a team. also sends a specific message about the inaugural event for our competition in Ultimate Kho-Kho.”

The league will be broadcast on Sony Sports Network in five different languages. Live coverage of Ultimate Kho Kho will start daily at 7:00 PM on Sony TEN 1 (English), Sony TEN 3 (Hindi & Marathi) Sony TEN 4 (Telugu & Tamil) channels. The league will also be live-streamed on the premium OTT platform SonyLIV.

The country’s first franchise-based Kho-Kho league is promoted by Amit Burman in association with Kho-Kho Federation of India.

Gujarat Giants and Mumbai players will open the first double header of Ultimate Kho Kho Season 1, while Chennai Quick Guns and Telugu Warriors will face each other in the second match of Day 1. The league will run till September 4.

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