Odisha FC and Watford FC‘s deal is now the second partnership with a European Team. As a result, the ISL is now a talk among the English Premier League. The first being Atletico De Kolkata and the Laliga side Atletico Madrid’s partnership.
Seeing a new partner as a result the players are looking forward to learning more about the Indian Super League.
Success is not something that Odisha FC is familiar within the Indian Super League. Winning just two of their twenty matches last season and ending the season at the bottom of the league table.
Odisha FC future plannings.
President of Odisha FC, Raj Athwal says that both the teams share the same vision for football and have high hope for their teams. They are looking towards wholesome development of the community that the teams are based in besides the teams themselves. As a result, the football environment in Odisha will take a turn.
Adding to this, he says that Odisha will potentially have a pre-season in the English Country. Also, have the players of the youth system playing in the Watford Academy to sharpen the players. These will help the Odisha team at the grassroots level and they will look to help the Women’s football environment in India too.
Following a dreadful season, Odisha is looking to rise like a phoenix from their ashes though the chances are slim but present. They did bring in David Villa former Barcelona and Spanish Legend and World Cup winner as their Head of Global Football operations. The expectations are high from the team.
Abhik Chatterjee says that they have a very clear vision that they are looking to change the face of Odisha FC in the Indian Super League and increase the brand value and they are already inserting a lot of work to achieve the feat. As well as bring better infrastructure to the team.
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