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PKL: Tamil Thalaivas appoint Edachery Bhaskaran as chief coach

IANS  |  Chennai 

Chennai-based Pro League (PKL) franchise on Monday announced as their chief for the upcoming sixth season, beginning in October.

Bhaskaran's predecessor -- -- has been named the - Thalaivas' Strategic Grassroot Programme, according to a release.

Speaking about his appointment, Bhaskaran, the former U Mumba said, "As a coach, while I look to build on Tamil Nadu's deep, historic affinity with Kabaddi, I am also working on building a team that could complement each other's' strength."

"I am also glad to be working alongside the management of the who have in past discussions indicated a similar roadmap for the sport in the state and for the team in the League," the added.

said, "We welcome Coach to the Tamil Thalaivas family. We thank Coach for his leadership in the Season 5 and for taking up the new role in the Strategic Grassroot Programme for "

"We wish both coaches all the best ahead," he concluded.

The sixth season of the PKL, which will run for 13 weeks, kicks-off on October 19.



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:38 IST