Anglian ties-up with Clube Atlético Paranaense to bring Samba flair to Indian shores
Second such partnership for Anglian to further consolidate its vision to bring the best of world football to India, after its earlier JV with Legion FA, the leading football advisory firm based in the UK
New Delhi, India / Curitiba, Brazil – July 28, 2014: Anglian Management Group today announced its partnership with Clube Atlético Paranaense, one of the finest and most respected clubs in Brazil and the former winners of the Brazilian Serie A (Brazil’s premier football league). Through this partnership, Anglian and Clube Atlético Paranaense will work together to bring young and exciting talent from Brazil to India and help advise Indian Super League (“ISL”) and I-League clubs as well as work with players, coaches, organizational staff and other business entities that happen to be involved in the sport.
Dhruv Ratra, CEO, Anglian Management Group says, “With Clube Atlético Paranaense, we hope to infuse Brazilian flair and expertise into Indian football. Clube Atlético Paranaense is one of the oldest and most respected clubs in Brazil. Having won many tournaments within and outside of Brazil, they provide an exceptional role model for Indian clubs to follow. Furthermore, with their long list of Brazilian stars, Indian clubs will do well to follow their methods both on and off the pitch.”
Luiz Greco, Director of Clube Atlético Paranaense had this to say: “We are very excited about the potential that India has to offer. After making many trips to India, and meeting with many people and organizations, we decided to partner with Anglian because of the dedication and professionalism they are showing to help raise the standard of football in India. Their involvement with professional clubs all the way down to grassroots academies makes it a perfect match for a club like ours to partner with. We believe we can help one another in many ways, and jointly work together to help raise the standard of the sport in India.”