PREMIER FUTSAL LEAGUE-2nd SEASON
Date: 15th September 2017-1st October 2017
Venue: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Dubai
Description: After the huge success of the inaugural season that took place in July 2016, the Premier Futsal 2017 is back in India. With 6 teams and marque players like Ronaldinho, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Hernan Crespo, Michael Salgado and Deco, the event is ready to enthrall its fans.
Futsal is a 5-a-side indoor version of football, combined with the rules of basketball, water polo and handball. It is played on wood or artificial flooring based court of the size 40m x 20m. Due to it’s end-to-end and quick-transition game play and flair and technique-based skill set requirement, Futsal has traditionally been the fundamental of great footballers, like Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Ronaldo, Figo, Ronaldinho, and more recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi and Neymar.
The 1st edition was launched in 2016 to great fanfare in India, and grossed over 100mn in viewership globally, with an overall reach of close to 750mn. It was won by the Mumbai franchise.
PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata.
After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata.
In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer.
Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream.
So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.