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Experience in Kolkata will remain with me forever: Hyderabad FC’s Nikhil Poojary

Experience in Kolkata will remain with me forever: Hyderabad FC’s Nikhil Poojary

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Nikhil Poojary is not new to the Indian football circuit or to the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), but being bred in a cricket-obsessed city (Mumbai) made it difficult to establish himself in a different sport altogether. It was only when he had an overdose of cricket that his focus shifted to the less travelled path in India - football. Recalling his formative years, the winger instantly stated how his love for the ‘beautiful game’ helped him bypass the normal trend. “Yes, cricket is huge in Mumbai, not just in Mumbai but across the country. Just like any other kid in India, I loved playing cricket too. But we had a football curriculum in our school, so my interest started drifting towards football. I knew it was football for me once I fell in love with the ‘beautiful game’,” stated Ni...