MUMBAI: The Indian Super League, the new football league started by IMG-Reliance, Star & the All India Football Federation, is set to kick off in September 2014. The league will have eight franchisees competing with each other and will include major international players.
The Goa franchisee of the Indian Super League is owned by a consortium of Dattaraj Salgaocar, Srinivas V Dempo and Venugopal Dhoot of Videocon.
The Goa franchise intends to tap the potential talent and channelise the fervor and passion for football across the country, to enhance the quality and competitive level of the sport. It is a great opportunity to develop a platform for the youngsters to enhance their talent & develop into exceptional players.
The Goa franchise has already begun engaging with the football fans across the country. It has adopted a unique fan sourcing method asking followers of the sport across the country to suggest a name & a nickname for the Goa team.
Goa has a long history of domestic club football and the franchise intends to undertake various programs and engagements with football fans across, to promote the franchise and football in the country. The fans are sure to be treated to high-quality football once the league commences.