Margao, Feb 28 (PTI) India skipper and FC Goa co-owner Virat Kohli today unveiled the team s new jersey ahead of their last home game against ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Fatorda here. Also Read - ISL 2020/21: Jorge Ortiz's Double Guides FC Goa to 2-1 Win Over Jamshedpur
Forca Goa Foundation is a multi-programme NGO that provides grassroot training to children and uses football as a vehicle for positive development in the state. Also Read - ISL 2020/21: Igor Angulo's Late Strike Powers FC Goa to 2-1 Win Over Hyderabad
Indian captain Kohli will be attending the match as a show of support for the Gaurs as well as to extend his heartfelt support to the launch of the foundation. Also Read - ISL 2020/21: Igor Angulo's Brilliance Guides FC Goa Win Against Jamshedpur
The change in jersey is a symbolic representation of the whole club showing solidarity and pledging our continued support to creating an ecosystem. This is a unique venture for us and I am extremely happy to be a part of this journey,” Kohli said.
“With the help of the Foundation, we hope to inspire more children irrespective of gender to take support and train and groom them into through professionals. He urged the parents and children that they should look for the opportunity to embrace, he added.
The Gaurs will steer away from their traditional blue home kit and will sport a new jersey with the brand colours and logo of its sister organisation for this game.
Akshay Tandon, club President and co-owner said It is with great pride and a deep sense of commitment that we had launched the Forca Goa Foundation today. We are thankful to Virat. We hope that the foundation can help inspire individuals and communities to work towards a better future, he said. PTI MCS ATK ATK
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