The England international and Newcastle legend Alan Shearer will visit India in March to attend a football and business conference, as the UK Department for International Trade is all set to organize the football and business conference together with India on Track on March 2nd and 3rd in Mumbai.
The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) together with India on Track (IOT) and the Premier League will bring key British and Indian football clubs, sports organizations and businesses together at the second holding of ‘The Football Movement’ conference in Mumbai. The event will take place on March 2nd and 3rd.
Most importantly the theme for this year’s conference is ‘Strengthening the Football Ecosystem in India’.
And the sources says, the Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore will feature in the conference, besides a delegation following clubs; Manchester City, Arsenal, Everton, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and Watford.
And the 46-year-old former England international and New Castle United legend Shearer is delighted to visit India and said it is fantastic to see ‘growing interest in the Premier League in India’.
As Shearer said, “I’ve seen the power football has to bring communities together all over the world, whether through playing or coming together to watch the sport. It’s fantastic to see the growing interest in the Premier League in India and I hope that The Football Movement will identify opportunities and help establish partnerships that will contribute to the continued development of the local game,”