Awakening the Blue Tigers : India's Quest for Football's Holy Grail
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ISBN: 9789394547032 Pages: 280 Size: 138 x 216 mm Language: English Book Binding: Paperback Weight: 240 gm.
About The Book
If we can win World Cups in cricket, why canâ€™t we even qualify in
football? What will it take for a nation of 1.38 billion people to take
its rightful place in the world football hierarchy?
Awakening the Blue Tigers seeks to answer these and other related
questions. How can the countryâ€™s passion for the FIFA World Cup be
leveraged? How are properties like the FIFA U-17 World Cup and
Indian Super League in association with private players and NGOs
like Slum Soccer bringing about a paradigm shift? How does football
offer a way out of poverty? Tackling head-on the ills and issues that
plague the development of football in India, the authors, veterans of
the sports industry, provide an up-close and fascinating look at the
ecosystem around the game.
Even as the obsession for FIFA World Cup 2022 reaches fever
pitch, this book â€“ full of anecdotes, insights, and reflections from
football legends, industry professionals, and unsung heroes â€“ provides
a clear and precise road map to help India reach its full potential as a