U.P. Yoddha is the Kabaddi franchise in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League, the kabaddi team is owned by GMR Group. The team captures the warrior spirit of Uttar Pradesh. The players are known as Yoddha, who are ready to give their blood, sweat and tears in the battlefield. We made it to the playoffs in our debut season in 2017 and yet again in 2018. The coaching contingent will see Jasveer Singh partnering Arjun Singh once again for the upcoming season
Last season, we made it to the playoffs and achieved an overall 3rd place finish. The 2018 season witnessed stellar performances from our Yoddha led by our captain, Rishank Devadiga. The highlight of the season was Nitesh Kumar’s solid defensive displays and the historic feat wherein he became the first defender in the history of the league to amass 100 tackle points.
With the addition of Monu Goyat, we have now become the only team having three Category-A raiders in its ranks. In Shrikant Jadhav, Monu Goyat & Rishank Devadiga the Yoddhas now have a lethal raiding trident. Under the tutelage of the brilliant coaching duo of Jasvir Singh and Arjun Singh for a second season, the Yoddha are very well on course to give their all in the upcoming season of VIVO ProKabaddi, starting July 19, 2019!