Indian Super League Football Team Owners
Sourav Ganguly, Sanjiv Goenka, Harshavardhan Neotia, and Utsave Parekh all act as owners and operators of the Atlético de Kolkata,which is based is Kolkata, West Bengal. Team owner Ganfuly was once a cricketer in the country, holding the role of captain of India’s national team. He now is a featured commentator of the sport.
Abhishek Bachchan is the owner of the new team i.e. Chennaiyin FC that replaced the team Bangalore following their withdrawal.
Venugopal Dhoot of Mumbai and Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas Dempo, two businessmen from Goa, each own a part of the franchised team in Goa. Virat Kohli is the latest entrant announced as a co-owner of FC Goa.
Sachin Tendulkar is the owner of the Kochi, Kerala-based Kerala Blasters. Formerly a cricketer himself, Tendulkar was given the moniker, “God of Cricket,” by his loyal fans and admirers. The name for the Kerala Blaster was also inspired by Tendulkar, whose own nickname is the “Master Blaster.”
Well-known Bollywood star, Ranbir Kapoor is one of the franchise owners of the Mumbai team. Along with Bimal Parekh, Kapoor oversees the franchise. Kapoor is the holder of five Filmfare awards.
The owners of the Pune franchise, which is located in Pune, Maharashtra, are the Wadhawan Group and Hrithik Roshan (replaced Salman Khan) as FC Pune City co-owner!
DEN Networks is responsible for the ownership of the Delhi-based franchise of the ISL. The cable TV distributor provides television viewing to approximately 11 million Indian households.
Owners, John Abraham, Bollywood producer and film star, and Shillong Lajong of football’s prestigious I-League club oversee the operations for the North East United FC,which is based in Guwahati, Assam.