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I-League side Minerva Punjab FC join hands with Futbo

I-League side Minerva Punjab FC join hands with Futbo

Futbo, previously known as Infootball, and Minerva Punjab FC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on March 28, 2017 to work together for the betterment of football in India and push the message of the beautiful game to more Indians.

Futbo is the number one app for I-League and Indian football on Google Play Store. The app aims to push football to mobile enabled Indians and work at a grassroots level for better packaging of the game.

Minerva Punjab FC has one of the best grassroots programs in the country and the biggest residential football training academy in India. Recently, six players from the Minerva Punjab Junior team were selected for the Under-17 national squad, who will take part in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup that will be held in India in October 2017.

Ranjit Bajaj, owner and executive director of Minerva Punjab FC said, “We believe that the development of the game starts at the grassroots level. This includes grassroots level marketing of the game. Technology can play a vital role in this. We believe that together we can create a dent in the footballing world.”

Anand Satyan, CEO of Boutline, “A lot has been said and little has been done in the world of football in India when it comes to packaging the sport. With this partnership, we hope to be doers and get Indian Football Fans a step closer to the promised land.”

Futbo is a second screen app, which is working on building technological infrastructure for football in India. The app has a range of features from live scores to news and videos to social media reactions and are constantly working towards further improving the product to help a football fan in India get the news and buzz related to their favourite teams and Indian national team with the touch of their mobile phones. Currently available only for Android phones, you can download the app at http://futbo.in