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VIDEO – Exclusive Interview: Iain Hume (Atlético de Kolkata & Canada)

An exclusive arunfoot & CPD Football TV interview with Atlético de Kolkata and Canada National Team striker Iain Hume 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 Iain to speak with him about the current scenario in Indian football.

The Canadian international was part of the original Indian Super League draft in 2014 and was picked-up by Kerala Blasters FC, became one of their heroes and the ISL’s player of the season before shifting base to Atlético de Kolkata and also becoming a hero in Kolkata.

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…