AIFF Senior VP Subrata Dutta to discuss Indian football at SPOBIS 2018


All India Football Federation (AIFF) Senior Vice-President Subrata Dutta has been confirmed as one of the speakers at SPOBIS 2018, Europe’s leading sports business meet, which will take place at the CCD Congress Center Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany on January 30 and 31.

Subrata Dutta will share his views on the current state of Indian football, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup which was held in India and the opportunities for European clubs and federations on the Indian subcontinent during an exclusive Q&A Session on the SPOBIS stage. The Q&A Session named “The sleeping football giant has awoken! Why the internationalization of European football must take place in India” will be moderated by Arunava Chaudhuri (arunfoot).

The AIFF Senior Vice-President is expected to meet and interact with high-profile delegates such as German FA (DFB) President Reinhard Grindel, Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness, LaLiga President Javier Tebas Medrano and many other leading key decision makers from sports business during the two-day event.

Speaking about his participation, Subrata Dutta said, “I keenly await to excite the leaders of the football world by showcasing the prospects of the growing market of football in India.”

Dutta’s participation at SPOBIS 2018 has been arranged by Arunava Chaudhuri and Chris Punnakkattu Daniel (CPD Football) with the assistance of Krish Roy. The quartet will form the small Indian delegation at next year’s edition.

Arunava Chaudhuri meanwhile added, “I look forward to sharing the stage with Subrata Dutta once more at an international football conference like SPOBIS. I hope we can share with the German and international audience more about the current ongoing growth of football in India.”

SPOBIS is organised by Hamburg-based SPONSORs Verlag, the leading German-language provider of information in the sports business industry. It has established itself as Europe’s leading sports business meet since its launch 20 years ago. SPOBIS 2018 is expected to welcome 3.000+ delegates (70% key decision makers), who will attend more than 50 hours of panels and master classes.