World Cup is Over: But Kerala’s Football Fever is still ‘ON’
World Cup has come to an end…sleepless nights, hot debates, bidding, fans rival and what not, everyone is out of Football fever, but in Kerala, football is always ‘ON’.
Yes, world comes to Kochi this July, India’s first pre- season tournament, Toyota Yaris LaLiga World, will be held in Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, Kaloor. The tournament take in trio tournaments between Indian Super League Club, Kerala Blasters FC, Melbourne City FC, and Spain’s LaLiga FC.
The tournament takes place for five days in three way tournament which kicks off at July 24th. Girona FC will become the second side from European League to visit India. Our own Kerala Blasters will kick-off the tournament on 24th, fingers crossed, Kerala awaits for that moment.
Delf Geli, Girona FC's president, said, "For Girona FC it will be a special experience as it will be the first time our team has played away from Europe since its foundation 88 years ago.
"We are looking forward to starting the tournament and showing the football that we've displayed in La Liga to the Indian football fans and the world."