The shorter version of football moved the beautiful game from turfs (football) to hard courts (futsal). Now, it is set for another new format that will not only be played on sand, but also with bare feet. The magic of Beach Soccer is all set to grip India, with the inaugural edition of the Hero National Beach Soccer Championship.
A game that was first popularised in South America, has now spread throughout the world, as the fans throng to the beaches to get a glimpse of tactical and technical masterclass from the players. Teams from all over India will converge into Surat, Gujarat for the inaugural edition, as the matches will be held across two arenas.