About us

Premier Futsal is India’s first ever entrepreneur-led sports start up and the most sophisticated Futsal tournament in the world.

Premier Futsal started in 2016 as one of the world’s top premier sporting events. With sporting talents from 21 countries and across 4 continents, the first season of Premier Futsal became the benchmark for the standards of sporting tournaments internationally.

During the first season of Premier Futsal, international Football/Futsal legends led 6 city-based team franchises into the biggest sporting spectacle India’s has ever witnessed. Premier Futsal serves as a platform that launches local talent into stardom, empowering them with a once in a lifetime opportunity to play along-side global Football/Futsal legends.

With season 2 just around the corner, Futsal fans around the world can expect twice the excitement as more teams are set to be a part of this sporting revolution. Having set international standards in 2016, the tournament is about to get bigger, better, and more exhilarating at season 2.

Are you ready to level up?

Our team
FOUNDERS
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LUIS FIGO
Mr. Luis Figo, the legendary Portuguese footballer, has represented top European clubs such as Barcelona and Real Madrid, before retiring in May 2009. He has received top individual honours in Football with World Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or titles in 2000 & 2001 respectively.

In his capacity as the President, Figo will steer Premier Futsal’s vision and will lead the establishment of the league in India and eventually taking it to the global market.

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DINESH RAJ
Mr. Dinesh Raj, Managing Director, is a young entrepreneur who co-founded Quanta-G, an events and experience company. Dinesh created the country’s largest human national flag, a Guinness World Record & pride of India. Dinesh also designed a marathon property, Womanathon, a respect for women initiative, which is India’s first multi-state run, conducted at the same time, same date across cities.

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ABHINANDAN BALASUBRAMANIAN
Mr. Abhinandan Balasubramanian, is a serial international entrepreneur who sold his previous venture Chefhost in 2015. With Premier Futsal, he has ventured in the 3 passions of his life – food, football & finance.

At Premier Futsal, Abhinandan is the CEO and Director of Business and Strategy. He manages and monitors all aspects of the business, and leads strategy, business development and core sporting.

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NITHYASHREE SUBBAN
Ms. Nithyashree Subban, has worked predominantly in financial markets and co-founded Quanta-G. She has extensive experience in all aspects of finance, with special forte in strategy and private equity.

Nithya is Directos – Finance at Premier Futsal and she has provided pivotal inputs in designing the league structure and the business model for Premier Futsal to keep the venture financially viable. She also ensures the operational compliance and financial administration for Premier Futsal.

Investors/Shareholders
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XAVIER BRITTO
Mr. Xavier Britto, is the promoter of the privately held logistics conglomerate, The Indev Group.

As Chairman of Premier Futsal, Mr. Britto uses his business acumen to set the vision for this property. A footballer in his early days, Mr. Britto’s belief in the Premier Futsal founding team and experience comes in handy to steer this venture to greater heights.

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VIMALA BRITTO
Mrs. Vimala Britto, is the director of Indev Group and Esthell Group of Hotels and resorts, and the Correspondent of the Britto Group of Colleges. She’s also the Founder and Chairperson of the Seek Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation.

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VIRAT KOHLI
Mr. Virat Kohli, the Indian International Cricketer who currently captains the Indian team in Test cricket and is its vice-captain in limited overs formats is an avid follower of football.

Virat comes on board as Brand Ambassador and Co-Owner and will drive our mission to take Futsal to every part of India and abroad.

CONTACT US
Address: Premier Futsal Management Private Limited,
No.1 Royal Enclave, Besant Avenue, Adyar, Chennai-600020, India.
Email: [email protected]
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