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Line-up for Football Delhi eSummit on Delhi Football Day, August 3!

Football Delhi (former Delhi Soccer Association) are set to organise their inaugural Football Delhi eSummit on Monday, August 3 which is Delhi Football Day.

The Executive Committee of Football Delhi had decided to organize a Digital Football Summit on August 3, which happens to be the birthday of India captain Sunil Chhetri. The theme of the eSummit is “Making Delhi a Vibrant Football City”.

We go through the Line-up for the Football Delhi eSummit

Planery Session

– Kiren Rijiju (Sports Minister of India)
– Sunil Chhetri (Team India, captain)
– Praful Patel (All India Football Federation, president)
– Dato’ Windsor John (AFC, general secretary)
– Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran (Football Delhi, president)
– Nikhil Naz (Sports Presenter)

The Local Football Story: Opportunities & Challenges

– Anuj Gupta (Football Delhi, Vice-President; SUDEVA FC)
– S.K. Singh (Football Delhi, Vice-President)
– Anadi Barua (Football Delhi, Vice-President)
– B.S. Negi (Garhwal Heroes FC, president)
– Tushar Dev (Shimla Youngs FC, president)
– Rajiv Gupta (Football Delhi, Treasurer)
– Khurram Raza (Football Delhi, Vice-President)

The Role of Media in making Delhi a Footballing City

– Joy Bhattacharjya (CEO, Professional Volleyball League)
– Jaydeep Basu (Senior Sports Journalist)
– Vijay Lokapally (The Hindu & Sportstar, Senior Sports Journalist)
– Siddharth Saxena (Times of India, Senior Sports Journalist)
– Mihir Vasavda (Indian Express, Assistant Editor)
– Suresh Kaushik (Jansatta, former Sport Editor)
– Soumitra Bose (Outlook, Senior Editorial Consultant)

Commercial Viability & Opportunities in the City

– Tuhin Mishra (Baseline Ventures, MD & Co-Founder)
– Neerav Tomar (IOS Sports & Entertainment, CEO & MD)
– Lloyd Mathias (Business Strategist & Angel Investor)
– Siddhant Narayan (OnePlus, Head Marketing)
– Peer Naubert (Bundesliga International)
– Neerj Jain (COSCO, Director)
– Debayan Sen (ESPN India)

The Importance of Women’s Football Development

– Sara Booth (FIFA, Head of Women’s Football Competitions)
– Sara Pilot (AIF Women’s Committee, Chairperson)
– Dalima Chhibber (India Women’s national team player)
– Lauren Duncan (South Africa, WNT manager)
– Yvonne Ekroth (Sweden, U-23 WNT)
– Sharda Ugra (ESPN Cricinfo, Senior Editor)

The Role & Significance of the Capital City in National Football

– Hicham El Amrani (former CAF GS, CEO Nea Sports)
– Simon Chadwick (Euro-Asian Sports Expert)
– Kushal Das (AIFF, General Secretary)
– John Helm (Commentator)
– Pulasta Dhar (Commentator & Writer)
– Dhiman Sarkar (Hindustan Times, Senior Sports Journalists)

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