Thursday, February 4, 2016

South United to partner with Hotfut to setup football arenas


South United Football Club, Bengaluru's first private football club, announced a partnership with Hotfut, India's pioneering and leading sports infrastructure company, to setup football arenas across India. 

Bengaluru-based South United, formed in the year 2012 will be the development partner, they will set up futsal pitches across India. The club will conduct programs that are aimed at creating a platform for young football players in the country. The pitch will play a unique role in giving football players in the U-12, U-10 and U-8 categories a safe, secured, and high quality environment to develop their skills and showcase their talent through various training programs and events.

Also, South United will host scouting programs at the pitch. HotFut Sports provides state of the art infrastructure, fine-tuned technical and management systems, and talented people in an economically viable package. 

With a proven business model and successful yields, HotFut's solutions bring sustainability to sports programs, reducing their dependence on external funding and ensuring their long term stability.
South United and HotFut will use these pitches to continue and further develop their community-oriented programs. Football players and interested people from underprivileged backgrounds can avail the facilities to train and further develop their skills, with help from the football club.

Sharan Parikh, Owner and Director of South United Football Club (SUFC), said "Our sole focus is to ensure Indian footballing talent have an avenue to develop themselves. While our club and soccer schools remain a vehicle to showcase talent, our unique partnership with the pioneers of football arenas, HotFut, will allow our youngest talent and stars to play, train, and develop in a secured and high quality environment.

Pavit Singh, Co-founder and Director of HotFut said, "The fundamental idea behind HotFut was to create better human beings through sport. Our initial focus was to mitigate the disparity in participation via infrastructural solutions. Our partnership with SUFC is a natural extension that renews our commitment to development through sports.”