Kick starts with 64 teams participating from across the city
Mumbai: After 3 successful editions in Delhi, global sportswear giant adidas has launched Tango League in Mumbai, which is an initiative conceived to boost the rising fever of football in India. The league was hosted at St. Andrew’s Football Turf in Bandra, Mumbai and saw 64 teams across 3 categories – Women/ Under 18/ Over 18/ battling in a five-a-side format taking the excitement quotient to a whole new level.
gaining a remarkable fan base in Delhi, the brand brought the globally
acclaimed concept to the Creators in Mumbai, giving the football freaks in the
city a never seen before avenue to explore.
league, is a celebration of the city’s street football culture and is an aim to
encourage young talent to chase their passion for the game. The highlight of
the league in Mumbai was the all women’s tournament which saw adidas further dial
up its efforts of driving inclusivity and equal opportunity for all athletes,
irrespective of gender. Staying true to their belief of ‘changing lives through
the power of sports’, adidas also hosted teams from Dharavi at the League
thereby furthering their efforts to level the playing field.
enjoying a highly competitive and intense football tournament, young
footballers also got to test their skills in the 1V1 Panna cage battles
and 60-second skill circuits, which garnered a lot of attention
amongst the players present there.
the event, Indian footballer and adidas asset Robin Singh said: “The adidas
Tango League is an extremely popular urban football concept in India and across
the globe. I wish I had something like this when I was growing up in football.
With brands like adidas coming forward and facilitating such grass root
efforts, the league is a boost for city amateurs”
global leader in football, adidas continues to promote and nurture grass-root
football in India by bringing innovative concepts to bring football closer to
Indians. adidas Tango League serves as the most disruptive hunt for the amateur
players that standout both on and off the pitch.
Commenting on the event, Manish Sapra, Senior Marketing Director, adidas India, said, “adidas understands its responsibility as the global leader in sports. We aim to work with and serve athletes of all skill levels. So whether it’s a young girl or a boy or a pro athlete, we want to inspire them through unique sport experiences to drive individual growth, helping create a better future.”
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