Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Indian Football Captain Sunil Chhetri joins Sporting Club de Portugal!

Posted by Rahul Mudiraj on 11:42 PM
                                                                                                                                                                    In the biggest ever transfer of an Indian footballer, the Indian Football Team Captain Sunil Chhetri will be joining Sporting Club de Portugal also known as ( Sporting Lisbon and Sporting CP ) this season. Football One which is a football arm of the new Wizcraft International Entertainment Venture Sports One, will facilitate the transfer which will allow Sunil Chhetri the opportunity to play in the Portuguese Superliga.
                                         Luiz Godinho Lopez, Sporting club de Portugal president said, "We are keen to support the development of football in India.We along with our partners Football One, are looking at ways in which we can leverage the technical knowledge and coaching expertise that resides within the club to support Indian Football.We will align our efforts with that of AIFF and the vision of its president, to raise the level of the games here in India.We are here for the long term and our signings on Sunil Chhetri is the first of our initiatives.                             Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri said, "It is a real pleasure for me and an exciting moment in my career to join a European giant like Sporting Libson.I have dreamt of this day and always believed that my time will come.It is now a reality.Sporting Libson, my agent Yogesh Joshee  from Matchworld and Football One has made it possible for me and i will make it count for India.Thank you so much."  This will  be the second time Sunil Chhetri will be playing in a foreign club.The first was in 2010 when he played for MLS team Kansas City Wizards.

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