MUMBAI: Internationally renowned game, Bubble Soccer, is creating a buzz in India. And it already has a new fan following now. Wrestler-turned-actor Sangram Singh ventured into the experience zone to play Bubble Soccer here at Inorbit Mall.
Sangram Singh also wrestled with other players, both male and female. “This is very funny and unique game, which requires lot of strength to play. Bubble Soccer is a mixer of wrestling, rugby and soccer,” he said.
He further pointed out that sports should be made a part of school curriculum. “Sport is an important part of the development of kids and hence, it should be made a part of their curriculum,” Sangram Singh said adding, “It was possible for India to take long strides in the sporting arena provided the youngsters are given proper guidance and get continuous support of the government.”
Convergence Events Pvt Ltd has signed the exclusive Intellectual property rights with International Bubble Football Association (IBFA) to get the wackier version of soccer in India.
Kamlesh Sharma, Founder and Managing Director, Convergence Events Pvt Ltd said that the role that sports plays in the wholesome development of a child cannot be undermined today. “With the world becoming competitive by the day, it is of paramount importance that we allow children to enjoy sports. Making sports a part of their regular education is crucial for that,” he added.
Kamlesh Sharma has been highly passionate about bringing Bubble Soccer to the centrestage in the country and rolled out the experience zone initiative in association with Inorbit Mall. Convergence Events Pvt Ltd will soon be introducing the roadmap for leading India to be Bubble Soccer championship tournament in early 2015. “We need to prepare a team that will represent India in the Bubble Soccer World Cup 2016 to be held in Germany,” said Sharma, who is also Director – International Relations of IBFA.
ABOUT BUBBLE SOCCER
A wackier version of soccer is currently played in different countries of the world like Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Lebanon, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Scotland, Sweden, Spain and Poland is now in India. Bubble soccer – game that will keep you bouncing in excitement. It’s about smashing into each other, bouncing and rolling in the grass / indoors, in inflatable zorb light balls. You will be laughing too hard to keep a tally.
As much as it is watching guys chase a soccer ball, it is hilarious watching them bounce around upside down with their legs in the air. Some bubbles, a lot of enthusiasm and a mood to just go crazy. That’s all you need. It’s a harmless sport with no room for injury or accidents. So keep bouncing and rolling!