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Bhaichung joins Premier Futsal League as Talent Director

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Former football team skipper Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday joined the Futsal League as the Talent Director spearheading the Indian amateur talent hunt programme, the organisers announced in a statement.

"Futsal League has emerged as a category defining offering in the Indian sporting landscape since its introduction last year," Bhutia said.

"It has enabled youngsters in the country to take up the sport and provided a boost to the skill development amongst youth.

"It is a great honour for me to be a part of such a tournament and I hope we can provide an impetus for more and more aspiring talent to be a part of the Futsal platform," Bhutia added.

Welcoming the former striker, Premier Futsal League Managing Director Dinesh Raj said: "It is a matter of great pride and honour for us to have a personality of Bhaichung's stature to be a part of Premier Futsal."

"We welcome Bhaichung to the Premier Futsal family and look forward to a successful association with him," he added.



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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 17:10 IST