Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in a major move devoted to the women basketball players, has announced to launch Professional Sports League exclusively for women in the next three months of period.
Announcing the names of six team women basketball league, BFI President, K. Govindaraj who has been selected for second time outlined that the league will be put together within three months and will be played in six cities.
“We plan to hold the women league in six cities first. Depending on how it goes, we will take it to other centres,” he said. Plans are also afoot to restructure the national championships, with a new committee constituted for the purpose. “The committee will give us its proposal in the next 45 days. We intend to have a zone-wise competition before the final round. We will have more matches, which will give us a chance to look at more talent,” said Govindaraj.
In its other plans, BFI mulls to conduct 3×3 tournament of its own and establish a scholarship for young talented ones. The BFI promised a bunch of new ideas and tournaments.
Govindaraj was unanimously re-elected as president of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) at its annual general-body meeting over the weekend. Chander Mukhi Sharma was re-elected secretary-general.
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