West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today praised Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited, and the participating teams for making the Indian Super League(ISL) an event of "huge popularity" among the football lovers.
It was an evening to remember for the people residing in 'Mecca of Indian Football' as a riot of colours lit the Salt Lake skyline with much awaited Indian Super League (ISL) doing everything possible to strike the right chord with the football afficianado.
Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said that it's a welcome sign that football is finally getting attention in the country, thanks to the Indian Super League that is getting underway here tomorrow.
Overwhelmed at the build-up to the the Indian Super League, the founding chairperson of the tournament Nita Ambani on Sunday said football, ultimately, will be the winner in the country with the huge support it's getting.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan Thursday clarified that he does not own any Indian Super League (ISL) team. He, however, added that he endorses Nita Ambani's "vision in the football grassroots program" and would “work wholeheartedly” to support it.
From Amitabh Bachchan to Sachin Tendulkar to Mukesh and Nita Ambani, the who's who of Bollywood, cricket and business world will attend the high profile opening ceremony of the Indian Super League at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on October 12.
The glittering trophy, which will be awarded to the winner of the Indian Super League, was unveiled on Sunday by chairperson of IMG-Reliance, Nita Ambani, in the presence of icon players Alessandro Del Piero and Fredrik Ljungberg among others.
The Mumbai Indians have dedicated their next Pepsi IPL match against Pune Warriors here on Saturday to the underprivileged children of the metropolis as part of the team`s initiative ‘Education For All’.