WIFA chief Henry Menezes impressed with response

Sep 03, 2011, 10:47 IST | Sundari Iyer

Western India Football Association (WIFA) CEO Henry Menezes said he was fortunate to be in Kolkata as India were treated to some world-class football thanks to Lionel Messi & Co yesterday.

WIFA CEO Henry Menezes

"The chants of 'Messi... Messi' in the Stadium were deafening. It was heartening to see young boys and girls discussing not just the Argentina line-up but also their style of play. It shows that how knowledgeable this crowd is.

Besides, it was also great to see women and kids come to the stadium to watch the match. Everyone was treated to football of impeccable quality," said the former India goalkeeper.

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