LAHORE: A 20-member Iranian kabaddi team has arrived here on Tuesday to take part in the three-nation series being held at different cities from January 8 to 14 also involving India and hosts Pakistan.
The Indian team is likely to arrive via Wagah Border this week with matches to be held in Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Sargodha and Lahore.
Iran captain Hamid Zayer that his country had always been ready to play in Pakistan. He said both Pakistan and Iran were very competitive sides and fought well against each other in the past.
Meanwhile, secretary of the Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) Muhammad Sarwar said that the three-nation series would be a very pleasant start of the year and more international teams would also visit Pakistan this year.