RevSportz on Tuesday launched Football Carnival – recognised by the Indian Football Association (IFA) – to be played in Kolkata and its surrounding districts with 32 Teams for Men and 16 Teams for Women during the FIFA WORLD CUP 2022.
In what could be termed as a landmark move in Indian football, the tournament will have equal prize money in both men and women competitions as Revsportz as an organisation continues to promote gender equality in Indian sporting ecosystem.
Former footballers Debjit Ghosh and Alpona Seal graced the occasion while lauding the initiative that is Football Carnival.
While musician Aneek Dhar launched the official theme song for Football Carnival, all the teams were handed the glittering jerseys ahead of the tournament.
Boria Majumdar (Founder, RevSportz): It was always a mission to do something meaningful for the community and there is nothing better than para football. And it’s for men and women. And it’s the same prize money. This is the start of a journey towards gender equality in sport. From a sport consuming India to a sport playing India.
Karthik Raman, CMO, Ageas Federal Life Insurance Company: We have always taken pride in heralding change. Bringing about meaningful transformation. RevSportz is attempting to do so in the sporting realm. We wish them all the very best in their endeavours and will always be with them at every step.
Murali Krishnan. Co Founder and CMO, Wow Momo: Wow momo is proud to partner RevSportz in this journey. We believe sport has the potential to transform lives and make for a better society. We will be in this journey all the way for that’s what our business philosophy is and as a home grown Indian brand it is excellent to see a young media company trying to do some stellar work for indian sport.
Arnab Roy (Head of Marketing, Coca-Cola India): We as a brand are one of the most invested in sport in the world. And when it comes to India we have done all we can to help sports at every level. We support RevSportz from me day one and will always be part of the journey in trying to make a difference to Indian sport.
Samiran Sengupta (Founder, Just My Roots): We at Just My Roots are disruptors. We love doing something fundamentally new. RevSportz does the same: they think out of the box and want to do things which are novel. We will back them all through.
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