Arjuna awardee Honnappa named Delhi coach for Pro-Kabaddi
New Delhi: Former Indian kabaddi captain and Arjuna awardee Honnappa C Gowda was today named coach of the Delhi Dabang team for the second season of the Pro-Kabaddi League starting July 18.
Delhi Dabang owner, Radha Kapoor, said Gowda will draw from his experience to guide the team.
“…I feel his expertise in the sport will be excellent for our players. The team has been practicing really hard for Season 2 and it looks a balanced outfit with a perfect mixture of youth and experience along with some new faces,” Kapoor said.
The management also announced the launch of a website and social media pages for the team, as well as a new logo.
“we have had a very hard process to select our new team members. We have had two camps to get some of the bestplayers,” she said.
To improve the performance of the team from last time, the team is taking care of the members’ diets, organising training programs and introducing new techniques. They have also got players from Nepal, Korea and Japan.
When asked whether she plays Kabaddi, Radha said she didtry the sport in school but does not consider herself an athlete.