Kolkata. Many times players take the help of astrologers for information about their luck and fate line. However, if a federation appoints an astrologer to shine the fortunes of the team, then it is bound to be surprised. This has happened with the Indian football team. Not only this, a huge expenditure of Rs 16 lakh was also made on the astrology agency.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) had appointed the astrologer for the national team ahead of the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. This information has been given by an insider associated with the team.
According to information received from sources, the AIFF spent Rs 16 lakh on an astrology agency that it had appointed to ‘motivate’ the national team. The team, captained by Sunil Chhetri, qualified for the main tournament by finishing at the top of their group.
A team insider said, “Ahead of the Asian Cup, a motivator was appointed for the national team. Later, it was found that the company with which the agreement was signed is a company related to astrology. The source claimed, “An astrologer was appointed to motivate the team and a hefty Rs 16 lakh was paid for it.”
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 22, 2022, 00:10 IST