‘Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five’ tourney held in Hyderabad

Joga Bonito Mumbai won the national finals and will compete in the World finals in Brazil

By Author  |  Published: 29th Apr 2018  8:27 pm

Over 2600 teams participated in the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five football tournament bringing their best to the field of football.

The team Joga Bonito Mumbai emerged victorious and became the National Champions of Neymar Jr’s Five 2018. The team will now represent India in the World Finals 2018 at Instituto Projeto Neymar, Brazil, on July 21 and meet the Paris Saint Germain superstar in his own backyard.

Spanning across 14 cities, the tournament witnessed footballing talent proving their mettle from every corner of India. The qualifiers took place across 14 cities including Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa, Delhi, Aizwal, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi and Shillong. There was a massive spike in the number of participating teams which numbered 2680 this year as compared to the 2420 teams, which participated last year.