Virat Kohli named brand ambassador of Premier Futsal

first_img COMMENT × Virat Kohli April 11, 2016 Premier Futsal, launched amid much fanfare last week, has announced cricket star Virat Kohli as the league’s brand ambassador today.Futsal is the newer, shorter five-a-side variant of soccer.Premier Futsal, which is the world’s first multi-national team-based Futsal league, is set to take place in India from July 15- 24. Each game is split into two halves of 20 minutes each.Kohli’s announcement as brand ambassador follows soccer legend Luis Figo being named Premier Futsal’s President last week.Virat Kohli said: “We all grew up playing 5-a-side soccer. Futsal is a fast and exciting sport. Futsallers display a lot of flair, skill and swag on the field, which are all qualities I relate to. I am excited to be a part of Premier Futsal and motivated to positively contribute to the development of this new sport in India”.Over 50 International Futsallers, from four continents and 21 countries, are expected to participate. The league, governed by the Futsal Association of India (FAI) with accreditation from international governing body, Asociación Mundial de Futsal (AMF), was launched in Mumbai earlier. SHARE SHARE EMAIL Virat Kohli SHARE Published on football COMMENTSlast_img read more