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Premier Futsal 2nd season: Ryan Giggs keen to defend title

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, part of the team that won the inaugural Futsal, is looking to defend the title when its second edition begins here tomorrow.

"Last year was phenomenal. All the fan support we received made it possible to win the inaugural season of Futsal. It's amazing to see the growing popularity of the game of Futsal in and I look forward to defending our title this year," Giggs, the captain of Krystal Warriors, said.

The season two begins tomorrow with a match between the side and Ronaldinho's Dragons.

"Futsal brings back very warm memories from my childhood and it feels wonderful to be back in amongst such a passionate fans. I look forward to competing against some of the best futsallers and my friends from across the world," said Dragons captain

The franchise-based league will be played across Mumbai and Bengaluru, with the semi-finals and finals set to be played in the at the world class indoor stadium Dubai Sports City.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 20:22 IST