A storm could be brewing in Indias top-flight soccer, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asias richest man, the cream of Bollywood and a self-styled former gangster. Mukesh Ambani, the billionaire tycoon who commands the Reliance Industries corporate empire that owns the Indian Super League, is facing pushback to his familys dominance from some executives in the countrys soccer association and clubs. The outcome of the power struggle could also help shape whether India can ever become a world force in the game, realising ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatters description of being a sleeping giant - and, of course, the big dream: whether it can one day play in or even host a World Cup.
The billionaire, Bollywood and the future of Indian soccer. This article is published at 01 July 2020 08:29 from Yahoo India news, click on the read full article link below to see further details.