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Interview: Kabir Kohli, Signed by Spanish Football Club CD Olimpic de Xativa (420 Grams Shorts)

Interview with Kabir Kohli, Anuj Gupta |
Interviewed by Leslie Xavier
420 Grams in conversation with Kabir Kohli, who has been signed by Spanish Tercera division football club CD Olimpic de Xativa, and Anuj Gupta, co-owner of Xativa and Sudeva.

Three young Indian football players Kabir Nath (BIFA, Gurgaon), Kabir Kohli and Lunki Seigoulun Khongsai "Gogou" (both from Sudeva Residential Football Academy, New Delhi) have been signed by Spanish Tercera (third) division side CD Olimpic de Xativa. Newsclick caught up with the 19-year-old Kohli, a goalkeeper, who gave us some insights into the training and learning curve he has embarked upon in Spain as well as the challenges that lay ahead for him and his teammates. Anuj Gupa, co-owner of Sudeva and Xativa expressed hope that this would be the beginning of a new chapter in Indian football, and is confident the trio is up for the challenge and would improve further and make a mark in the upcoming season.

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