first_imgIndian Football Association (IFA), which is the governing Indian Football Association (IFA), which is the governing body for football in West Bengal, have already informed the clubs and players associated with them. “Yes, we have received that letter and have taken it into consideration. IFA is doing its best to make sure there is no problem and we have issued a notice to all our affiliated members and stakeholders,” said Utpal Ganguly, president of IFA, adding that IFA hasnt been in contact with FAI. In April, Figo announced the launch of Premier Futsal, a first-ever multi-national futsal league conceptualised by Indian entrepreneurs under the entity Premier Futsal Management. The league will take place from July 15-24 featuring eight teams from different cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kochi and Chennai. Futsal, a 5-a-side variant of soccer with two halves of 20 minutes each, is governed by Futsal Association of India (FAI) with accreditation from the international governing body, Association Mundial de Futsal (AMF). Premier Futsal will include a total of 56 current players from across the world in a competitive format. Each team will compulsorily comprise of three international futsal players, one international marquee soccer player and one Indian Futsal player with the squad comprising of 12 players. Musical maestro AR Rahman and the swashbuckling Kohli will join forces to compose the official anthem for the inaugural season of the star-studded league. PTI AH PM PMlast_img

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