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Abhishek Bachchan and Virat Kohli unveil the trophy and jersey for the charity football match
Date: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 12:40:36 GMT
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Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and cricket star Virat Kohli are ready to lock horns in a football match aimed to raise money for charity.
Abhishek and Virat unveiled the trophy and jersey for the charitable football match of the magic bus foundation in New Delhi. In the first charity match they will be competing against each other.
The match will be played on 30th March at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The organizers of the match are Sahara Group and GS Worldwide Entertainment and the match will be played between the All Stars Football Club (ASFC)
In the first match, the celebrity team will be captained by Abhishek Bachchan while the All Heart Team is led by Virat Kohli.
“So after lot of hard work we have managed to put together our 1st charity football match which we are here to announce. We will be playing opposite Virat’s highly accomplish team which will take care of the entertainment and I am pretty sure looking at the quality of our actors team that it will be a comic affair and that will be the entertainment part of it,” said Abhishek Bachchan.
Both Abhishek and Virat are expecting a good crowd turnout so that they generate a good amount for underprivileged children like street kids, rag pickers etc.
“It was basically to raise money for magic bus which is a great foundation which deals with underprivileged children in sports and education. It’s a great charity we are raising money for and it will also be the launching of my foundation which is the Virat Kohli foundation which also aims to help the underprivileged children as well,” said Virat Kohli.