Why Kazakh National team refused to participate in Kok Boru?

Competition for Kokpar is undoubtedly one of the most popular at the current world nomad games; this is confirmed by a large number of spectators. In Kyrgyzstan, the game is called Kok Boru, but the rules are essentially the same. Kazakh National team refused to play against the team from Krasnoyarsk. What is the reason?
Kazakh Kuresi – is an integral part of Nomad Games. The rules are simple: the fight is being waged in the standing position; the main goal is to throw the opponent on blades. Kazakh team is recognized as favorite; however, the competition is growing every year. This year even team from Brazil is taking part!