Iran posts close win over Kenya (33-28)



A super show by Abolfazl Maghsoudlou (5 points), the Iranian who has been a revelation in Prokabaddi Season 4 enabled Iran strengthen their team with a 33-28 win over Kenya in the Match 11 of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016. Said Ghaffari (3) had good support from fellow raider Mohsen Maghsoudlou (3) in a match that was dominated by raiders. Iran won by a lead of five points (33-28) against Kenya. In the first half, Iran was ahead by a lead of eight points (15-7) and carried the same form in the second half to emerge winners. Elphas Otieno and David Mosambayi of Kenya made the rival defenders dance to their tune with 3 and 7 points respectively. But there was absolutely no support from the others which led to their team’s defeat. The first three points of the game were picked up by Iran in the first 3 minutes of the game, who were desperate for a good start. The Iran widened the margin to 15-7 in the 15th minute. Odhiambo Ogak followed Iran’s lead into the opposition half but is brought down by the strong defense of Kenya to close scores in the second half 29-27 in favor of the Iran. An all-out inflicted in the 11th minute put the winners in a commanding position. The Iran kept extending their lead with Kenya close on their heals, ending their night with a five point victory.

Quarter Time View

We have divided 40 minutes of play time into 4 to look at which quarter belonged to whom.

Time (min) 0-10 10-20 20-30 30-40 Final Score
Iran 7 19 23 33 33
Kenya 4 10 19 28 28

Point tracker

Point Summary

Raid Strategies

Tackle Strategies

Iran Raid Analysis

Kenya Raid Analysis

Players Who Spent Time On And Away From The Field

Time (min) Iran Kenya
Best Field Time Abolfazl Maghsoudlou David Mosambayi
Worst Field Time Mohammadtaghi Patrick Muvai

Most Valuable Players Of The Match

Awards Player Team
Raider of the Match Abolfazl Maghsoudlou Iran
Inspiring Defender of the Match Fazel Atrachali Iran
Marathon Man on the Mat Fazel Atrachali Iran
Moment of the Match Mohsen Maghsoudlou Iran

*Raider of the Match=Player who scored the maximum raid points,
Inspiring Defender of the Match= Player who scored the maximum tackle points,
Marathon Man on the Mat= Player who has spent the maximum time on the mat.


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