Queens Park Rangers to own a club in the Indian Football League


Queens Park Rangers v Hull City - npower ChampionshipIt has been learnt that Chennai may get its first I-League club holding the hands of the English club Queens Park Rangers also called QPR. The AIFF has extended the deadline for the new bidders till 27th of May and the result would be announced on the very day along with the new club names.

Chennai based club may be renamed as the Chennai Rangers FC. QPR will be owning this club along with the latest entrant in the Indian aviation Air Asia. The Air Asia owner Tony Fernandez has confirmed that they will be submitting their bid to own an I-League club.

According to Mr Prafull Patel, the league may see as many as 4 new franchisee teams from 4 different cities. These are the Dodsal group owned Mumbai Tigers (Mumbai), Air Asia & QPR (Chennai), Eagles FC (Kochi) and Jindal group (Bangalore).


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