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BigHit to host FC Bayern Youth Cup National Finals in Goa 

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With 16 teams spread across 8 Indian states, the National Finals will be held from September 5-7 

Khel Today Bureau 

Mumbai: BigHit, a sports app designed for the entirety of the Indian sporting community will be hosting FC Bayern Youth Cup National Finals at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (PJN) Stadium in Goa, India, starting from September 5, 2023 to September 7, 2023. Hailing from 8 states and 28 cities, 16 teams of 240 players are participating for the National Finals. Furthermore, the event will be graced by honourable Dr. Pramod Sawant, Chief Minister of Goa.

As a preliminary effort, BigHit organised and hosted state-level tournaments in India for the National Finals. More than 7000 players showed up.


At the National Finals, 10 players will be scouted by FC Bayern legends and scouts. The sought out footballers will be travelling to Munich, Germany to represent India on a global scale; at the World Final 2023. They will also undergo a 5-day training camp at FC Bayern grounds including training sessions with FC Bayern International youth coaches. The final match will be held at Munich’s Olympic Stadium in October.


Global partner of FC Bayern Munich, Adidas is extending its support by providing essential sporting equipment like footballs and jerseys for the Youth Cup 2023. In the coming years, the world-famous apparel company intends to contribute and allocate budgets for holistic and extensive promotion of sports.


Commenting on hosting the FC Bayern Youth Cup India, Shaktie Prakash, Co-Founder & CEO, BigHit said, “We are honoured to host the FC Bayern Youth Cup India. The tournament will enable young players to experience European football at a professional level and push them to pursue football as a professional sport.”

Commenting on hosting the FC Bayern Youth Cup India, Vinit Kore, Co-Founder & CBO, BigHit said, “Coming together with FC Bayern for hosting the Youth Cup is a great opportunity for BigHit to aspire young players in India. The budding footballers will not only get to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but also give them a roadmap to European Football.”

The FC Bayern Youth Cup is one of the oldest youth football tournaments hosted by a European football club, providing a great platform for young players to upskill themselves. The FC Bayern Youth Cup was launched in 2012 and takes place annually; in different countries every year. Since its inception, more than 100,000 players from 17 countries have participated. 26 former FC Bayern Youth Cup players moved on to signing a professional contract or got nominated for a national (youth) team. Also, 3 former FC Bayern Youth Cup players were promoted to Bayern’s international U19 team, FC Bayern World Squad. 

BigHit will be hosting Season 2023 i.e. the 10th edition of FC Bayern Youth Cup in India. Together, FC Bayern and BigHit are searching for the best 10 players in the country, qualifying for the World Final 2023 in Munich. 


About BigHit

BigHit is a sports app designed for the entirety of the sporting community. It’s an online player discovery and fan engagement platform. BigHit endeavours to bridge the enduring gap between potential Indian sports talent and accessible opportunities. The app aims to offer the extremely talented sports people of India an opportunity, a platform to showcase their talent and reach out to the masses.

They have partnered with 20+ national sporting federations. MMA India and Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) are a couple of them. Also, BigHit has introduced their mission and core concept to world-renowned personalities. Khelo India officials, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur (Minister of youth affairs and sports of India) and Dr. Pramod Sawant (Chief Minister of Goa), to name a few. In pursuit of bringing international standards of football in India, BigHit is working in close relationship with European football leagues and clubs like LaLiga, Bundesliga and Bayern Munich. To sum it up, BigHit is an app – social media for sports – working towards spotting promising players in the country, revolutionising Indian sports and uplifting India as the next top sporting nation.

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 About FC Bayern

FC Bayern is world ranking #2 football club with a record of top five European leagues. Being crowned as champions for 10 years in a row is something no team in one of Europe’s top five leagues (England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France) had ever done before April 23, 2022.

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