Sunil Chhetri and Ivan Vukomanovic heap praise on RFDL – XenBet

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri and Kerala Blasters coach Ivan Vukomanovic have hailed the Reliance Football Development League (RFDL) for the amazing work they have done in giving youngsters a platform to launch their career in football.

RFDL’s first ever season saw Bengaluru FC beat Kerala Blasters in the final, meaning both teams gained qualification for participation in the NextGen Cup in the United Kingdom.

Chhetri spoke at length regarding the first ever Development League and said, “Congratulations, Reliance Foundation for doing what was really needed.”

?️ “So many players can look forward to coming and playing 90 minutes in a competitive tournament”@bengalurufc Captain @chetrisunil11 shares his views on the #RFDevelopmentLeague and has a motivational message for #TheBlues’ reserve team! ?#BFCKBFC #LetsPlay #SunilChhetri pic.twitter.com/nM6CmkwxK1

— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) May 12, 2022

Kerala Blasters head coach Ivan Vukomanovic reserved special praise for the way in which RFDL was organised and how it will help Indian football in the ‘global picture’.

“I have always said that investing in youth development is the right way. Investing in youth will bring progress to Indian football,” said Vukomanovic in a message.

“The Reliance Foundation Development League is a great thing, especially for the young boys to show their qualities, to compete and from my side I would like to congratulate all these people organising and developing that league. That is the way it will help Indian youth and actually later on Indian football in global picture.”

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Author: Heidi Porter