Indian football reforms and restructuring to be discussed at World Football Forum in Paris
The main topic of the World Football Forum 2016, which will take place in Paris on July 7 and 8, 2016, will be the ‘New Geography of Football’ which covers the high-growth new markets for the international game.
Leading stakeholders from the football world are expected to attend the two-day event just days before the UEFA EURO 2016 gears up for its climax in the French capital on July 10.
Day 2 of the event will witness various high-profile Indian football representatives attending the World Football Forum at the L’Hotel du Collectionneur for a session on Indian football.
Kushal Das (General Secretary, All India Football Federation), Sunando Dhar (CEO, I-League), Iain Hume (Footballer, Atlético de Kolkata), Seema Jaswal (Indian Super League Lead Anchor, Star Sports) and Manish Bhasin (Sports Journalist & BBC Presenter) will be the panelists and speakers during the session entitled ‘India: Reform and restructuring in a rapidly growing market’.
The panelists and speakers are expected to discuss and present their views on various topics including the new three-tiered league system, the Indian national team and its FIFA ranking, grassroots football, home-grown talents and how to engage new audiences.