Liverpool Legend Kenny Dalglish joins Indian Super League as marque Manager

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish will soon be seen coaching one of the eight franchise teams in the ‘Indian Super League’. A Hall of Fame in England and Scotland, Kenny – popularly known as the ‘King Kenny’ among the Liverpool fans is the recent signing by the IMG-Relianceas ‘marque’ Manager. He will be joined by former Manchester United goalkeeper great Peter Schmeichel and France international Marcel Desailly.

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IMG-Reliance & Star India this week, had announced the launch of ‘Indian Super League’ an unrivalled football championship that will foster local talent and feature international starts with the aim of making the game one of the country's flagship sport and India - a name to reckon with in the global arena.

‘Indian Super League’ will feature eight city specific teams and will tap the burgeoning interest among the country's young population that's increasingly seen taking interest in the sport globally. The League will kick-off in January 2014 and will run through March 2014.

Star India, which also owns broadcast and sponsorship rights, will use its leading network, superior content creation, packaging and presentation expertise to take the League to millions of households.

The League will have world-class international players play with the best from India. Each team will have one marquee player, international players and the best of Indian talent. Given India’s burgeoning interest in football and the country’s long association with the sport, the ‘Indian Super League’ is on the threshold of launching a revolutionary new football culture in the country.

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