Former India defender Gouramangi Singh has backed India to rise to the event and ship a world-class event, in the event that they win the bid for the AFC Asian Cup 2027.
Gouramangi, who was a key a part of the squad that participated in Asian Cup 2011, felt that the event of such stature will excite each gamers and followers, and additional improve the stature of the sport.
“I still get goosebumps thinking about the 2011 edition. All the players want to play at the highest level and play in big tournaments, it doesn’t get much bigger than the AFC Asian Cup. They will be testing themselves against the best of Asia and it will certainly help in the overall growth of the player as well.”
Gouramangi additional added that followers will even get pleasure from watching high quality soccer, and it’ll actually appeal to younger youngsters to the sport.
“To see top players competing in a serious competition will be exciting for the fans. For us as a country, a lot has changed in the last decade when it comes to football. Fans want to see the best players in action, competing at the highest level which is something AFC Asian Cup will do. When that happens, kids will automatically be encouraged to take up the game.”
Talking about his interpretation of Brighter Future Together, the previous centre-back mentioned.
“If you see the tagline of the bid – Brighter Future Together, we will say that the long run already seems to be vivid with the quantity of younger youngsters taking on the sport however internet hosting such a event helps ship a robust message to the youthful era.”
Backing India to achieve success for the bid, Gouramangi mentioned India has lots to supply each on and off the sector, and mentioned that internet hosting world-class tournaments will maintain the nation in good stead when the host is lastly chosen.
“We have already hosted the FIFA U-17 World Cup – which was a large success and noticed record-breaking numbers. Then we’re additionally internet hosting the AFC Women’s Asian Cup and FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup subsequent 12 months. This shall be useful for positive. Our infrastructure can now compete with the perfect around the globe.”
“I would also like to invite all the players, officials and fans travelling to explore India while enjoying the football. Seeing the diversity of our country, we have a lot to offer both on and off the field. I am sure everyone will have a great time in India!”