Jun 20

Krishan Anand appointed as Chairman of Delhi United Football Club

By Delhi United

Krishn Anand Tripathi the chairman of DUFC has a vast experience in fields of infrastructure, management, sports, sports nutrition and aviation and has companies based out of India, Dubai and United States. Krishn hails from a very well renowned family in India and has been actively involved in various philanthropic and humanitarian activities through their charitable organization JKP which aims to provide free healthcare and education to the poorest of poor in India. Creating value for the community are virtues Krishn has grown up with, so being a part of DUFC came naturally to him he saw it as an immense opportunity for nurturing talent and popularizing the sport of football in Delhi. An avid athlete and fitness enthusiast, Krishn actively promotes the role of diet and nutrition not only for professional athletes but also for individual seeking an active lifestyle and has been propagating nutrition awareness through his supplement companies. Development of athletes particularly excites Krish and he intends to use his expertise to inculcate proper nutrition regimen right from the nascent stages of training a player which will enhance the chances of each academy player to pursue a professional career. His role at Delhi United is not just limited to investment, he leads the management and gives direction to the team in areas like sales relationships, marketing, training, sports nutrition, strategic partnerships, and works relentlessly towards fulfilling the greater goal of successfully steering DUFC to the top flight of national football league and the being champions of I-league by 2020. The ultimate goal is to get the promotion to the I-league,” he says. “We will also continue to prioritize plans to popularize football in Delhi and to develop grass root and ladies football in Delhi. We are currently working on a plan to partner with a top European club which will enable to impart the best training facilities in Delhi. “But we need to do all of this in a structured way, inside a sustainable long-term financial framework.