Association with Mumbai City FC
– Greeshma Valath and Shubham Khairnar
For a country which has cricket running through its veins, India is steadily becoming a soccer-crazy nation. And much of the credit goes to the Indian Super League (ISL), which gave Indian soccer recognition all over the world. The ten teams portray the passion and love for soccer by representing different parts of India. Even Mumbai has a huge number of football fans and what better news for Mumbaikars than having their own football team. It was founded on 20th August 2014 and owned by Bimal Parekh and Bollywood’s youth sensation- Ranbir Kapoor.
Mumbai City FC club was one of the eight teams to play the first ever season of ISL. The club introduced Indian soccer to a lot of world famous players. With managers and marquee players like Nicolas Anelka Fredrik Ljungberg and Diego Forlan, it was always thrilling to watch the team play.
The domestic players were no less amazing. Indian football team captain Sunil Chetri always seemed to find the back of the net. The opposition had a hard time scoring when Amrinder Singh was on the goalpost. And Sehnaj Singh Orchestrated the midfield beautifully. The team displays strength, teamwork, tactical skills and some great footwork. This team made football really fun to watch. In a very short time, this club has become one of Mumbai’s craze. Look out for the Mumbai City FC schedule and fixtures on https://www.mumbaicityfc.com/fixtures
We are truly proud and honored to announce our association with Mumbai City FC for Alegria – The Festival of Joy 2018.The football fever has never been so high and it doesn’t seem to go down. It’s also a big bonus for all our football jocks to have Mumbai City FC as our partner.
This partnership is an icing over the cake with the theme of this year’s Alegria also being Mumbai.
The excitement just hypes and builds with every passing day, for more bigger announcements are yet to come.