ISL franchise Delhi have announced their tie-up with Eredivisie club Feyenoord. Sameer Manchanda, Chairman and Managing Director of DEN Networks, said, “Football is the world’s biggest sport and is now set to become India’s leading sport. We hope the Delhi Dynamos will inject pride and passion to all Delhites and football fans of the region.

“With Feyenoord Rotterdam, we look forward to building a team of world-class players who can inspire with their skills and represent our city’s hopes and aspirations. Our dream is to take India to the global football stage and ultimately to the Fifa World Cup. They will assist us in overall development of the club and its initiatives.”

Gido Vader, Head of International Relations of Feyenoord, revealed, “Feyenoord Rotterdam is thrilled to be associated with the Delhi Dynamos. The Indian football opportunity is huge, and we are looking forward to assisting DEN in creating a fantastic team and ecosystem through the Indian Super League.

“The task at hand now is to build a team, how do we progress Indian football, get the coaching level up, provides the right platform to the talents. It takes time to build talent and we have a strategy in place.”