FC Bengaluru United will be hosting their international partners Sevilla FC in the city of Bengaluru as part of the Spanish LaLiga giants plans to expand their brand in India and other international markets. The top leadership team of the Spanish football club, including their President will visit the city from June 7.
As part of their visit, the club will also be announcing several special projects in collaboration with FC Bengaluru United. These include an online ‘Football Hackathon – Data Driven Players Performance Assessment’, a unique opportunity to effectively use data science in the space of professional football scouting and player performance analysis. The event, jointly hosted by FC Bengaluru United and Sevilla FC will be the first time two football clubs are coming together to host such a Hackathon.
Speaking on Sevilla FC’s visit to the city, FC Bengaluru United Founder Gaurav Manchanda said, “We are excited and honoured to have Sevilla FC in Bengaluru, to experience the city’s passionate football vibe. Their visit marks an important step as we go along the road map of our partnership.”
“The Hackathon along with other key events that we have lined up will play a key role in expanding Sevilla FC’s brand presence in India as well as help in technological and developmental innovations in Indian football,” he added.