India’s largest corporate football tournament – YES BANK Legends Cup, had a nail-biting cliffhanger in its final match. Eventually, the team “Teleperformance” triumphed the odds, and won the coveted ‘YES BANK Legends Cup Trophy’ they will be heading for the La Liga footballing experience in Spain. The grand finale was held at adidas The Base (Chattarpur, New Delhi).
Played across Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad, Legends Cup saw over 600+ teams and approximately 6000+ players from India’s biggest corporate houses participating countrywide. This elite football tournament was launched with great fanfare and pizzazz in October 2018. The launch event was graced by the presence of Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha, model-actor Nora Fatehi, and actor, VJ and Footplay Sports’ ambassador – Rannvijay Singha among many others.
Rannvijay Singha from Footplay Sports commented: “I’m ecstatic with the massive response we’ve received for the 4th edition of this tournament. Right from the participating teams to our sponsors, my business partners and friends, every person has put in unbelievable energy and work rate to make this dream come true! The real winners are the players and the sport that gets a massive boost with chart breaking numbers of participation! I would like to congratulate the winning team and the runner-up team for playing an amazing game of football.”
Speaking on the occasion, Hemant Sharma, Partner at Footplay & Director and Co-Founder, IT Magia Solutions said, “All the teams have shown great heart and grit, I’m really happy with the way things have shaped up. This tournament shines a positive light on our team’s efforts and reinforces our vision for the future of football in Indian semi-professional and corporate circuits.”
While congratulating the winning team, Pranav Premnayaren said, “we are looking at expanding the tournament to other cities, the stage is set and next year will be even more epic. It’s time to live like legends’’.