“2022 will be a HUGE positive TURN AROUND for the UNDERDOG Indian Football Team” Predicts Hirav Shah


Cricket has consistently been viewed as the most loved child of India in the field of sports. Our nation is loaded up with energetic, lifelong fans who worship a portion of the players of the Indian Cricket Team. Yet, presently, Football has been developing in prevalence, particularly among the Indian youth. The Indian cricket crew is viewed as one of the best groups in the game, however Indian football is light-years away. 109th in the FIFA World Rankings, isn’t this a testimony of the current not-so -good situation of the Indian Football Team !!

Also, performance of the Indian Football Team, since inception has been lacklustre -The Indian national football team has never played in the World Cup although they qualified in 1950. They have had no entries in the tournament from 1950 onwards. India has never won the final of the Asian Championship but managed their best ever finish by making it to the final in the 1964 AFC Asian Cup. They have only made three appearances since then. Hence, Qualifying for the senior FIFA World Cup, getting back in the Olympics fold, being among the top 10 teams in Asia – Indian football has set itself some lofty goals for the future. So, is it safe to say that there is no future for Football in India?

No, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, says Hirav Shah, the top influencer and advisor in the fields of Real Estate, Entertainment, Hollywood, Bollywood, Tourism, Hospitality, Corporate Business, Politics & Sports.
Hirav Shah points out a few good things that have happened with the Indian Football and that can shape the future of football here !!

Emergence of ‘The Indian Super League’ and Premier Futsal

The Indian Super League (ISL) originally began in 2013 as a joint endeavour by IMG and the Reliance Foundation to advance football in India. With a few seasons done, the ISL has pulled in an enormous number of allies. The deluge of different unfamiliar players including legends like Alessandro Del Piero, David Trezeguet, Robert Pires has been a significant help for the alliance.
The Indian players are allowed the chance to increase important experiences from these prepared experts. In spite of the fact that the commencement of the ISL has not brought about a quick difference in fortune for the Indian public group, it is required to deliver profits over the long haul.

There have additionally been different classes that have been framed notwithstanding the ISL, for example, the Premier Futsal association which was presented a year ago by footballing legend, Luis Figo. The Futsal League facilitated probably the best legends of the game including the Brazilian extraordinary Ronaldinho. Acquiring any semblance of Ronaldinho and Paul Scholes to advance football in India might just be able to pull in an enormous number of youth to take up the game.

U-17 World Cup and Mission XI Million

The seventh edition of the U-17 World Cup will kick off on 17 February 2021 and will end with the final on 7 March 2021. The tournament will be held in India who will be hosting a FIFA women’s tournament for the first time ever This is a colossal demonstration of the way that Indian football is developing by a wide margin over all parts.
Also, with the advent of Mission XI Million (MXIM), which is an initiative designed, created, conceptualized and implemented by the Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, under the aegis of the AIFF (All India Football Federation) and supported by the Government of India, future of Football in India looks brighter unlike yesteryears !!
Mission XI Million is India’s largest school contact programme that aims to change the perception towards football at the school level in India by reaching out to school administrators, teachers, parents and kids; and explaining to them about how the sport can be played in their schools. The final objective of football becoming a sport of choice in India in the future.
Mission 11 Million is the thing that will genuinely change the eventual fate of Indian football and the manner in which the game is seen by kids all around the country . If things do work out as expected, a steady progress could be observed in Indian Football.

Rise Of Indian Football Players

While the current batch, spearheaded by Sunil Chhetri, Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, has laid down a solid platform to launch Indian Football’s grand ambitions, achieving these are certain to take some time, not very long.

So, sooner or later, the baton will inevitably pass to Indian football’s future stars to take the country’s footballing dreams across the finish line. A tough task for sure, but India’s Generation Next seems up to the task.

Looking ahead, here are the best young Indian football players (under 21s) who may prove crucial in Indian football’s journey to its promised land.

Amarjit Singh Kiyam

Captain of India’s 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup team, Manipur’s Amarjit Singh Kiyam, right now, is certain to lead any list of best young Indian football players.

Jeakson Singh

Staying in the family, Amarjit’s cousin made headlines at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup after scoring the Indian team’s only goal of the campaign in the group stage against Colombia. He still is the only Indian goal scorer in a major FIFA tournament.

Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem

Another Manipuri and a member of the Indian contingent for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem is one of India’s top goalkeeping prospects.

Mohammad Nawaz

While the U-17 World Cup kickstarted Dheeraj’s career, for FC Goa’s Mohammad Nawaz, it was a snub from the 2017 tournament’s India squad which sparked his ascent.

Sumit Rathi

Sumit Rathi’s rise to fame has been meteoric. At the beginning of 2019, the Muzaffarnagar-born was largely an unheard of footballer but by early 2020, the ATK Mohun Bagan central defender was the toast of the nation.


With a very young national team, a host of talented footballers breaking through and other aspects mentioned above, the future definitely looks bright for Indian football.

“2022 and 2024 will be a HUGE positive TURN AROUND for the UNDERDOG Indian Football Team” Predicts Hirav Shah, The Celebrated Top Astro-Strategist Of Our Country.
Hirav always says that Underdog has always better advantages in Sports, Business and in the Entertainment Industry.

Shah, who is also the most influential adviser in the field of sports concludes by quoting,
Today, If You are a Sports Person Wanting To Perform To Your Capabilities & Ace,