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Play for Nepal – Charity Football Tourney in Bangalore

Play for Nepal, Love, Game, Kicks on Grass, Bellandur, Charity, Bangalore, Football, Soccer, Wim FA, Atletico De Kolkata, Live, Streaming, Beam,Folks over at the Love for the Game is arranging two football tourney’s in Bangalore that will raise funds towards helping out the people in earth quake stricken Nepal. The cause is supported by Atletico De Kolkata, Champions of the 1st edition Indian Super League. Following are the details of the event that will be held in Bangalore.

Play For Nepal

Nepal is going through tremendous distress and pain, it is probably one of the toughest times our neighbors have ever been through. In this hour of such great agony Love for the Game has decided to stand up and lend our support to our friends who need help. Champions of the 1st edition of Indian Super League, Atletico De Kolkata has come forward to help us organize these events. We are organizing 2 back to back events in the month of May and June’15 with the sole objective of raising funds to be donated to for the aid of Nepal Earthquake victims.

“Community Cup“ on 31st May, Kicks on Grass, Bellandur (8-a-side) — We are inviting teams for 31st May event from various communities / fan clubs based out of Bangalore.

Teams participating in Community Cup –

  1. Manchester United Supporters Club Bangalore – A
  2. Manchester United Supporters Club Bangalore – B
  3. Chelsea FC Fans Club
  4. Atletico De Kolkata Fans Club
  5. FC Bengal
  6. Blue Stars FC
  7. WIMFA
  8. Avengers FC

All of the above have huge bases in Bangalore and they will play a one-off tourney.

Fan’s Kolkata Derby on 7th June , Kicks on Grass, Bellandur (8-a-side) – Fans of the 2 eternal rivals of Indian Football East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will play a one-off game to earn the bragging right.

For more information on the event get in touch with Love for the Game (Facebook) or www.loveforthegame.in

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Crystal Palace Tie up with Mumbai City FC

Crystal Palace, Indian Super League, Premier League, Barclays, Live, Mumbai, Mumbai City FC, Hero ISL, ISL, Mark Bright, England, EPL, Football, IndiaEnglish Premier League club Crystal Palace has tied up with Mumbai ISL franchise Mumbai City FC. Mumbai City FC along with Star Sports and Crystal Palace will stage a trial on thursday December 11th for 16-19 years olds in Mumbai.

12 players selected from this trial will be invited to perform their skills at the Barclays Premier League’s international fan park in Mumbai where live Premier League matches are to be screened.

A Crystal Palace delegation, led by club ambassador Mark Bright, will be assessing the selected footballers and the winner of the Play for Palace will travel to London to train with Crystal Palace’s young prospects.

Mark Bright who has scored more than 100 goals for Palace was quoted saying,

“This will be the chance of a lifetime. The winner of the competition will get a fantastic experience playing at the Academy and then go back to India to become an ambassador for Palace.

“This is a unique initiative. Everyone has a favourite local team and favourite overseas team – we want football fans in India to follow us.

“We know cricket is the number one sport in India, but football is global and it would be great to see an Indian-born player in the Premier League one day. They would become an idol and an inspiration”.

Crystal Palace chief executive Phil Alexander was quoted in the media saying, “We are very excited to be going to India to show ourselves to a new army of fans. The Premier League is booming in India and it’s a great chance for us to extend the club’s reach”.

A Mumbai City FC spokesman is also quoted in the reports. He said : “India,and Mumbai in particular, has a lot of football talent waiting to be harnessed and promoted. This initiative will provide a great platform for the youth of the city to showcase their skills and win the opportunity of a lifetime”.

More on the same here.