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A player runs into the opposing territory to try to tag one of the opponents. While doing this, the player must keep yelling “kabaddi-kabaddi” the entire time they are on the opponent’s territory, until she makes it back to her side. Watch how to play it here.
lso known as Ten Ten. Players stand facing each other ,clapping their hands and moving their legs to a rhythm. They must ensure they don’t raise a leg directly facing the other opponent – which means it is OK for a player to raise a left leg when the other raises a right leg. Once a girl or boy raises the wrong leg, the other girl scores a point. Other hand-clapping games are also popular in Nigerian playgrounds - watch this group of children demonstrate one here.
OONCH NEECH- Pakistan
One player is "it" and has to catch their opponents. However, players can be safe from capture if they climb up on to something - a porch, a kerb, a tree branch.
LUTA DE GALO- Brazil
This is a two-player game but more children can play by taking turns. Each player has a handkerchief or a piece of cloth tucked into a pocket or waistband. Both players are not allowed to use their right arm, which is to be crossed over their chest. Then, hopping on one leg, each player must try to capture the handkerchief from their opponent using his left hand. If the child puts the other leg down, or unfolds their right arm, he is disqualified. The last person who still has his handkerchief is the winner.