Bhubaneswar: The newly formed Indian Super League franchise the professional soccer club Odisha FC officially lunched its kit at Bhubaneswar on Oct 16 .
The erstwhile Delhi-based outfit had earlier signed an MoU with the Odisha Government on 31st August, in the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Naveen Patnaik and the Hon’ble Sports Minister, Shri Tusharkanti Behera.
The event started with a cultural show, highlighting the state’s rich heritage. This was followed by the launching of the kit by the squad members, and various interactions with the media. The event was attended by Shri Vineel Krishna, Director Sports and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha and other dignitaries from the Odisha Government, sponsors and commercial partners of Odisha FC, fan groups of Odisha FC and representatives from the local and national media.
Speaking on the occasion, Rohan Sharma, Director, Odisha FC stated: “I’ve always looked forward to the unveiling of a new kit because it symbolizes new beginnings. This is our new beginning for football in Odisha and I’m excited and humbled to be a part of it! I hope the fans wear the kits with pride everywhere they go.”