The Domestic, Overseas, and New Young Players (NYPs) will be divided into four categories and auction will take place on August 5 – 6, 2022 in Mumbai
Mashal Sports, organizers of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), has formally announced the dates of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 Player Auction as August 5 – 6, 2022 in Mumbai.
The Domestic, Overseas, and New Young Players (NYPs) will be divided into four categories: Category A, B, C and D in this Player Auction. The players will be further sub-divided as ‘All-Rounders’, ‘Defenders’ and ‘Raiders’ within each category. The base prices for each of the categories are Category A – INR 30 Lakhs, Category B – INR 20 Lakhs, Category C – INR 10 Lakhs, Category D – INR 6 Lakhs. The total Salary Purse available to each franchisee for its squad for Season 9 is INR 4.4 crores. The Season 9 Player Pool has been expanded to 500+ including the 24 players from top 2 teams of the Khelo India University Games 2021, Bangalore.
Mr. Anupam Goswami, CEO, Sports League, Disney Star India and League Commissioner, VIVO PKL. “As we get ready for the Season 9 Player Auction, very exciting times lie ahead for kabaddi as a sport and our players. Every season has witnessed the emergence of new talented players and I am certain that there are a lot of surprises in store for us this year as well. I look forward to welcoming the young talents from the Khelo India University Games into the Player Auctions. PKL Season 9 will be organized in liaison with our stakeholders and associates in the national kabaddi ecosystem under the AKFI.”
Source By – The Times of India