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Video: Exclusive Interview: Sunando Dhar (CEO, I-League) at World Football Forum

645   //    12 Jul 2016, 13:38 IST

An exclusive arunfoot & CPD Football TV interview with I-League CEO Sunando Dhar at the World Football Forum 2016 (WFF) in Paris, France on July 8, 2016.

At the World Football Forum on Friday, we Arunava Chaudhuri (arunfoot) and Chris Punnakkattu Daniel (CPD Football) caught-up with Sunando Dhar to speak with him about the current scenario in Indian football.s

We spoke about the current scenario of football in the country and the changes to the Indian club football pyramid which will not be to the liking of all and what Indian football officials can learn from conferences like the World Football Forum.

Sunando Dhar
Sunando Dhar at an earlier football convention

Various high-profile Indian football representatives attended the World Football Forum 2016 at the L’Hotel du Collectionneur in the heart of the French capital Paris 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) and Seema Jaswal (Indian Super League Lead Anchor, Star Sports) were the panelists and speakers during the session entitled „India: Reform and restructuring in a rapidly growing market“. Sports Journalist and BBC presenter Manish Bhasin was the host of the interesting session.

More WFF interviews to come in the coming days...

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