The Ambedkar stadium in the national capital will be the venue for an exciting game of football on Tuesday when a team consisting of legends of the game in India take on a group of youth footballers.
The stalwarts will playing for an ‘Indian Legends’ XI’ – a team consisting of former greats – that is being formed on the lines of the veterans’ teams most top European football clubs have. They will be locking horns against against a selection of U-19 players, who have been taking part in Oorja – the football talent hunt tournament being run by Central Armed Police Force.
The spectators will be given free entry while the former stars will also donate their appearance fee to Bhaskar Ganguly, former Indian goalkeeper. The game is set for a 4:30 PM kickoff on Tuesday.
Goal can confirm that India’s former star strikers, Bhaichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan, will take part in the game. Alongside these luminaries, notable names like Bruno Coutinho, Clifford Miranda, Deepak Mondal, Carlton Chapman and Naushad Moosa will also be present.
Another interesting name is former Kerala Blasters striker Michael Chopra, who will also take part in the game.
Here’s the complete list of Indian Legends XI: