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Versatile actor Sonu Sood named brand ambassador of Dabang Delhi

Updated: Jul 06, 2016 19:41 IST

New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Building on its exciting and key signings for the fourth season of Pro Kabaddi League, Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club has made yet another big signing to rope in film star Sonu Sood as its ambassador and key supporter for the season.

The stylish star will be the Dabang Ambassador for the Delhi Franchise, cheering and motivating the team from the stands and in training.

The versatile actor, who has been a part of some of the biggest blockbusters in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Punjabi films, will promote the team, the sport and the league for the millions of Kabaddi enthusiasts in the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Sonu Sood said, "Being a true North Indian, Kabaddi is a sport I have played and cherished during my childhood. I believe the sport requires supreme fitness and agility and Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League has helped the game gain its due recognition in the country. I am truly ecstatic to join Dabang Delhi KC, a team that has following across Delhi NCR, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Being a physical fitness enthusiast, I trained with the team and was blown away with the talent of the team. I look forwad to meeting the fans in Delhi soon. #Mainbhidabang."

Sonu will lead, support and cheer for the team from the stands during their home leg in Delhi from July 24 to July 27 at Thyagaraj Sports Complex and across other venues in the country where the team will be playing. He will be engaging with Dabang Delhi fans online and on ground. He will also be training with the players during the league.

In the fourth edition of league, Dabang Delhi has a completely new composition of new and young players that are rearing to compete for the trophy. Retaining experienced and star players such as Kashiling Adake and Selvamani K from the previous seasons, the Delhi franchise has added some exceptional players to the squad like experienced international all-rounder Meraj Sheykh from Iran; the calm and composed, Deepak Narwal, along side the experienced Prashant Rai and the new emerging talented raider, Vikash Khandola; and stalwarts such as D. Suresh Kumar and Prashant Chavan. (ANI)