Mumbai : BigHit, a sports app designed for the entirety of the sporting community, today announces its partnership with FC Bayern to be their official regional partner in India. FC Bayern is one of Europe’s biggest and most successful sports clubs. This partnership will enable to build visibility for FC Bayern in India through various initiatives. BigHit will be hosting the FC Bayern Youth Cup in India for the next three years wherein FC Bayern legends will fly down to India to scout players for the FC Bayern Youth Cup World Final. The FC Bayern Youth Cup is the world’s biggest and oldest international youth football tournament series carried out by a football club. So far, Goa, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Tripura and Maharashtra are the states that will be competing for the Youth Cup 2023. The winning team from India will then compete for the Youth Cup World Final, which will be hosted in Munich. Apart from hosting the Youth Cup, BigHit will also facilitate multiple exchange programs for both the coaches and athletes all round the year.
Speaking on this partnership, Shaktie Prakash, Founder & CEO, BigHit, “This FC Bayern – BigHit partnership is a phenomenal leap in Indian football which will benefit aspiring football players immensely. Both the organisations can leverage the capabilities of each other to create a great experience and opportunities for its fans and Indian football. At BigHit we are building a roadmap from India to European football.”
Speaking of this partnership with BigHit, Andreas Jung, Marketing Director, FC Bayern, “We are delighted to welcome BigHit as a new partner. Through BigHit, we will be able to reach even more fans in India in the future and provide a platform for young footballers at our ‘FC Bayern Youth Cup’. With this partnership, we are expanding our engagement in the region, strengthening our presence and our commitment to nurturing talent.”
Through this partnership BigHit is not only providing a platform and recognition to the young football players but also creating a pathway for India to be at par with international teams. BigHit will continue to work and partner up with other European clubs, keeping the spirit of football going in India.