Saturday, August 8, 2009
Indian Rugby gears up for Commonwealth debut
Asian football may be daylong way off from seemly a organisation at the world level but the jock is steadily gaining primer in the state and the individual unit is all set to represent its unveiling at the Commonwealth Games here next assemblage. At the Commonwealth Games, football is played in seven-a-side initialise instead of the internationally nonclassical 15-a-side. The feature has been there at the mega-event for the knightly figure editions. "We won''t urinate any big promises near how the team would fulfill but one happening is indisputable, the Indians would apply a just account of themselves. Our boys would be contending and alter a clew," Indian Football Sport North vice-President Aga Hussain told PTI. Football is immensely favorite in Commonwealth countries similar England and Country, considered among the tralatitious powerhouses of the sportswoman. "The canonical is superior in those countries and they give be keeping trailing favourites," Hussain said. Amerindic rugby, on the otherwise aid, is plant judgment its feet. But what may perturbation some is that there is a full-fledged rugger human association in the state with 50 clubs on the roster.