the football-mad city.
The 41-year-old, however, sounded bullish about his venture.
ďItís just the beginning but a very positive approach has been taken as far as Indian football is concerned. Weíve to see how it shapes up, so itís too early to say if it will become the mainstream football in India in the near future. But the whole project offers enough opportunity, though it would be imperative to create a strong fan base for all franchises. Football thrives in fansí support,Ē he said.