PREMIER FUTSAL SEASON 2 ANNOUNCES NEW MUMBAI TEAM OWNERS
- Krystal Group the new co-owners of Premier Futsal Mumbai team
- Celebrated Actor Tiger Shroff, the co-owner and brand ambassador of Krystal Mumbai Warriors
Premier Futsal, the biggest 20-20 of football event in the world, is setting new benchmarks and reaching newer heights by announcing several associations and developments for its much-awaited Season 2. Premier Futsal is pleased and welcomes aboard The Krystal Group as the new co-owners of Krystal Mumbai Warriors.
Premier Futsal, the world’s first multi-national franchise-based Futsal league, also announced Bollywood’s leading actor Tiger Shroff as the co-owner and brand ambassador of Krystal Mumbai Warriors. Chairman and Managing Director of Lalithaa Jewellery, Mr. Kiran Kumar was present on the occasion. Tiger Shroff will be one of the star attraction of Premier Futsal Season 2 apart from a range of celluloid personalities including Sunny Leone, Rana Daggubati and Arya.
Elaborating on the announcement, Dinesh Raj – Co-founder, Premier Futsal said, “We are delighted to announce The Krystal Group as the co-owners of Mumbai Warriors for this season of Premier Futsal. With a mission to grow the sport in India, Premier Futsal is dedicated to engage with today’s youth by encouraging their participation in the sport and enabling them with right direction and guidance. It’s an honour to have aboard Tiger Shroff as the co-owner and brand ambassador of Krystal Mumbai Warriors. Tiger Shroff is sure to bring a lot of fan following for the league and reach to a much larger audience. We are sure with the right people getting associated with Premier Futsal, this season will be bigger, better and more enriching experience for its fans.”
Mr. Shubham Lad, Co-owner of Krystal Mumbai Warriors commented, “The season one of Premier Futsal held last year witnessed a huge fan following, making its way as a leading sport league in India as well as across the globe. We are extremely excited to be associated with this season of Premier Futsal, which is gaining wide acceptance and momentum in the country.”
Extremely thrilled to be associated with Premier Futsal and Krystal Mumbai Warriors Tiger Shroff said, “I am highly pleased and proud to be the co-owner and brand ambassador of Krystal Mumbai Warriors which is the defending champions of Premier Futsal. Premier Futsal is an exceptional platform where the world’s biggest football superstars play in an indoor 5 vs 5 format with local and amateur talents. This season the matches of Premier Futsal is happening in my city and I’m very excited and looking forward to experience the high intensity performances.”
Premier Futsal is a five-a-side T20 version of football and it’s played indoors with high intensity for 40 minutes. Premier Futsal brings football legends, futsal superstars and home-grown talent on a unique platform in a never-seen-before made-for-TV product. The inaugural edition of Premier Futsal featured legends such as Luis Figo, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Hernan Crespo, Michel Salgado, Falcao and of course, Brazilian superstar Ronaldhino (who will be back for this season too!).
Premier Futsal Season 2 kicks off on September 15 in Mumbai where matches will be played at NSCI Worli until September 17. The next round of matches will be played in Bengaluru from September 19 to September 24 at Koramangala Indoor Stadium. The semi-finals and final will be held in Dubai from September 26 to October 1. The tickets for this marquee-sporting event will be available on Paytm.
The inaugural edition of Premier Futsal was played in 2016. Mumbai 5s won the inaugural season by defeating Kochi 5s.
About Premier Futsal Management Pvt Ltd.
Premier Futsal Management Pvt Ltd is the world’s biggest futsal promotions company, and the controlling entity of Premier Futsal, the flagship 3-week event comprising of ex-football superstars, the best futsal players in the world and home-grown amateur players scouted through a talent hunt. It is now the most viewed futsal event in the world.
The company comprises President, Mr. Luis Figo, former 2-time World Player of the Year and Real Madrid legend; Vice- President, Mr. Alessandro Rosa Viera (a.k.a Falcao), better known as the “Pele of Futsal” and an investor consortium led by Mr. Britto, Chairman, Premier Futsal and Kerry Indev Logistics and Mrs. Vimala Britto, Vice Chairperson Premier Futsal and Chairperson, St. Britto’s Group of Institutions & Seek Foundation.
Premier Futsal has been conceptualised by three young Indian entrepreneurs Mr. Dinesh Raj (MD), Mr. Abhinandan Balasubramanian (CEO) and Ms. Nithyashree Subban (CFO), who conceived this platform with a passion to popularize futsal and support the government’s exemplary efforts to build a sporting ecosystem.