Bengaluru, July 23: The inaugural edition of the Premier Futsal has reached it's business end as four out of the six teams have qualified for the semi-final round which is scheduled to happen on Saturday (July 23). [Full schedule of Premier Futsal]
Ryan Giggs led Mumbai 5s have topped the Group A and will the runner-up side from Group B, Kolkata 5s led by Hernan Crespo. Michel Salgado's Kochi 5s are the runner-up side from Group A and they will play Goa 5s, the Group B champions.
Unfortunately, Falcao's Chennai 5s and Paul Scholes' Bengaluru 5s were eliminated from the tournament from the group stage. Neither of the sides could register a single win in the competition.
As the curtain falls on the group stage of the tournament and we gear up for the semi-final, we present to you some of the best moments from the tournament so far.
Here are 6 images from the group stages:
(From the left) Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Falcao, Luis Figo, Michel Salgado, (Above) Hernan Crespo, Ronaldinho
Legends of football together at the Premier Futsal
(From left) Michel Salgado, Hernand Crespo, Ronaldinho
Michel Salgado, Hernand Crespo and Ronaldinho having a chat among themselves at the Premier Futsal
Ronaldinho greets the fans in India
Goa 5s marquee signing Ronaldinho greets his Indian fans
Paul Scoles (green), Ronaldinho (Blue)
Bengaluru 5s marquee player Paul Scholes tussles with Goa 5s Ronaldinho
Mumbai 5s' best player so far in the tournament attempts a penalty.
Kolkata 5s' Pulga celebrates after scoring a goal