Abrar named Delhi team's captain in taekwondo league

IANS|13-May-2015 17:52

New Delhi, May 13  Abrar Khan was on Wednesday selected as the captain of Delhi's team, Aryan World, in the inaugural India Taekwondo League (ITL) 2015 to be held at the Tyagraj Stadium here from May 16 to 18.

 Twelve teams will be participating in the inaugural league and will play against each other to reach the semi-finals on May 17.
 
 Abrar represented India in the finweight category (54kg) in the 2011 World Championships.
 
 Speaking about his appointment Abrar said: "I am very glad and thankful to Aryan’s World owners for giving me this opportunity. My main focus would be to lead the team to the best of my abilities.
 
 "We already have great players in our team like Amir Khan from Uttarakhand, Amarjeet from Haryana, Rohan Kumar from Delhi, Vikarn from Haryana, Imran Ali from Uttarakhand, Shraddha Dixit from Uttar Pradesh, Rekha Rani and Sanju Boro from Assam who have really played well and represented India at the international level."

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