Minerva Punjab Partners with Bundesliga Giants Borussia Monchengladbach

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Defending I-League champions, Minerva Punjab FC declared a partnership with German giants, Borussia Monchengladbach as the two clubs signed Memorandum of Understanding on Saturday which will entail football and youth development at the grassroots level at the club. The enduring partnership will involve Monchengladbach to promote and develop football at the grassroots level and the club will indulge themselves quite actively in all the football-related affairs at the Punjab based club, Minerva Punjab FC.


It will also witness that the German giants organising summer camps across Indian cities in the near future, as per the agreement.


Minerva Punjab’s official twitter handle read, “Photos from the official Signing Ceremony of the tie-up between Minerva Punjab FC and @borussia_en yesterday! The Minervan family becomes bigger! #chakdephatte #warriors

This was further retweeted by Shaji Prabhakaran to amplify the impact of this move.


Director of Minerva Punjab, Ranjit Bajaj cited, “The passion we saw at Borussia is unmatchable. Football is a part of life for the people in their city. 50,000 people supporting vociferously. It gave me goosebumps and I thought to myself -- one day, India will get there but with their (Borussia) help, it can be made a little bit faster.


Peter Hambuchen, the head of global operations at Monchengladbach quoted, “Our focus is quality in youth development. We see this (partnership with Minerva) as a good opportunity. It is now a common task for both the clubs to find the right steps to move forward. We don’t want to pretend anything or give false promises. Our objective is to do something sustainable. We’ve got our first view of Indian football and now we will go back to Germany and then work together with the Minerva Punjab team.”


Team Jersey wishes Minerva Punjab and Borussia Monchengladbach’s partnership all the best in their endeavour to develop Indian football.


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