Manikandan Nesamani

Manikandan Nesamani

POSITION: Defender, right cover
DATE OF BIRTH: Jan 8 2004
COUNTRY: India

BIO

Born on January 8, 2004, in Thoothukoodi, Tamil Nadu, Manikandan Nesamani hails from a coastal town where his father, S Nesamani, works at the harbor, handling ships, while his mother, Vijayalakshmi, manages their home. He shares his journey with an elder brother, Tamilselvan, who initiated him into the world of Kabaddi. At the age of 12, under his brother's guidance, Manikandan embarked on his Kabaddi journey, finding his place as a formidable Right Cover Defender. His mastery lies in executing precise Frontal Blocks, disrupting opponents' raiding attempts with finesse. Rajamani, his first coach from the village, instilled in him the fundamentals of the sport, laying the foundation for his future endeavors. Further refining his skills, Manikandan finds himself training with Yuva Paltan in Mumbai, honing his craft alongside aspiring Kabaddi enthusiasts. Inspired by the prowess of Surjeet Narwal, a renowned Kabaddi player representing the Indian team, Manikandan admires his skills and seeks to emulate his success on the mat. Despite his commitment to Kabaddi, Manikandan is focused on completing his Bcom degree, currently in his final year. His academic pursuit runs parallel to his Kabaddi career, reflecting his dedication to both spheres of life. Manikandan's career highlights include securing third place in both Junior and Senior State Championships, a testament to his evolving skills and determination on the Kabaddi field. Looking ahead, his aspirations include gracing the Pro Kabaddi League arena, showcasing his talent on a national platform and making his mark in the annals of Kabaddi history. Manikandan Nesamani's journey embodies resilience and determination, driven by a passion for Kabaddi and fueled by dreams of achieving greatness in the sport.

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