Indian Super League
There has been a revolution in Indian football arena. Cricket stars, have begun to buy the football teams. Indian Super League series, Sachin bought Kochi team, and Ganguly bought Kolkata team.
IPL 'T20' cricket-style format in football. Indian Super League football (I. S. L) Series is going to held in this year from September-November. The All India Football Federation (A.I.I.F) approved for Super League football. Former French player Robert Pires, Fredrik Ljungberg of Sweden, including Louis Saha and many international stars has been signed. These Players will be selected to each team through of eight teams participating in the purchase.The eight cities are Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, Goa, and Guwahati.
Sachin said,'' "I will always remain a sportsman at heart who is keen to positively impact the sporting fabric of the nation," Tendulkar, who retired from cricket last November, said."The Indian Super League presents a great opportunity to develop a platform for the youngsters to learn and enhance their talent to develop into outstanding players.
Bengaluru - Sun Group
Delhi - DEN Networks
Goa - Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas V. Dempo
Guwahati - John Abraham & Shillong Lajong F.C.
Kochi - Sachin Tendulkar & PVP Ventures
Kolkata - Sourav Ganguly, Harshavardhan Neotia, Atletico Madrid, Sanjeev Goenka, Utsav Parekh
Mumbai - Ranbir Kapoor and Bimal Parekh
Pune - Salman Khan and Wadhawan Group
Chennai Lost Opportunity
Indian Super League in Delhi, Cochin, Guwahati, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Goa and Mumbai, eight teams took part. Gavaskar interested to buy team for chennai,he is appointed as BCCI,President. Other companies were not interested so Chennai lost its opportunity.