HDFC Bank run out winners in Mahou India's inaugural 5-a-side Football Corporate League
16 participating teams from the corporate world battled to win the title
New Delhi, 13th August 2015:
Mahou India, the first subsidiary of Mahou San Miguel outside Spain, recently concluded the first edition of Mahou 5-a-side Football Corporate League in Delhi. After what has been a hugely competitive tournament with multiple rounds packed with fun, excitement, football skills and action, HDFC Bank, the team which came all the way from Mumbai, emerged as the Champions. The winning team will be travelling to Spain to watch a live Football match in Madrid.
The first edition, which began on 20th June at Chhattarpur, was spread over a period of 2 weeks and saw participation from 16 corporate teams, with the likes of Deloitte, Aon, HDFC Bank, Genpact and many others, fighting for the grand prize.
Commenting on the occasion, Ramita Chaudhuri, Chief Marketer, Mahou India said, “I was impressed with the level of football played in this tournament. There is tremendous potential for football in India and I am sure that the sport will pick up in the coming few years. The crowd was equally involved, their enthusiasm and zeal helped motivate the players and bring out the best in them.”
“Mahou’s strong legacy of association with Football clubs Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid is a testimony of our commitment to the sport and continuous efforts to its development. We are overwhelmed by the response and plan to increase the scale in the near future.”
The excitement among the participants was palpable, as one of them said, “It was an exciting sporting event which gave us a refreshing break. I loved the atmosphere and the level of professionalism of the game. It was surreal and the competitors gave us a tough fight. I am looking forward to the next leg of this competition.”