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Boxing Federation of India set to extend pro-league bid submission date (updated)

MUMBAI: The BFI has announced the extended date of submitting the bid documents as 11 September 2017. The tender documents are available on its website. Previously the last date for submitting the bid documents was 16 August. The BFI is looking at licensing the league for 10 years. 

" BFI secretary-general Jay Kowli told Indiantelevision.com. "The date has been postponed as several companies, owing to many bank holidays this month, requested for it," he added.

BFI had earlier invited companies to bid for the licence through a tender notice. It is looking at licensing the league for 10 years to ensure continuity and a return on investment for the company that invests in the league.

Several announcements had been made about leagues being organised  in India. The Super Boxing League  was announced earlier this year by Royal Sports Promotions in association with the Asian Boxing Council. But, the BFI withdrew support to it, saying it would not allow its boxers to participate in it. It however went ahead with the league which is underway in Delhi.

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