Among other stars are former Argentina captain Juan Pablo Sorin, Nigerian Jay Jay Okocha, Robert Pires of France and England’s Robbie Fowler.
Italy legend and Parma’s Hernan Crespo have confirmed they’ll play in the new Indian Premier League.
The PLS tournament begins on February 25 and lasts seven weeks. It will have six ‘icon players’ to be spread out between the six franchise teams representing the cities of Kolkata, Haldia, Durgapur, Barasat, Siliguri and Howrah.
“I’m back on the field with the Indian Football Association, West Bengal ;-)” wrote the 2006 World Cup winner on his Twitter feed just six months after he retired.
The format will be of home and away matches for the six outfits. Four teams will advance into the semifinal league, which will also be played on home and away basis. The two top sides will clash in the final.
The Coaches up for a tender process over th在线外围投注e next 10 days include Peter Reid, John Barnes, Tony Adams, Samson Saisia, Marco Etcheverry, Colin Todd, Teitur Thodarson and Milos Rus.