Is cricket-mad India ready for some football?

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Organizers plan to work with the Indian government to develop the first governing body for the game, similar to the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

They will also use playing fields owned by the government. All of the games in the first season will be played in the western city of Pune at the government-owned Sports Authority of India center.

Organizers said they would share 15 percent of their revenues with India’s sports ministry.

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