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Premier Handball League Announces Garvit Gujarat as First Franchise of League

With the aim to provide commercial viability and a complete makeover to Indian handball, the Premier Handball League (PHL), exclusively licensed by Bluesport Entertainment Pvt Ltd under the aegis of Handball Federation of India (HFI), announced Garvit Gujarat as the first franchise team for the much-awaited inaugural edition of the league. The Gujarat-based team will be among the six franchise teams that will be competing in the first season of the league. While handball is a popular and much-played sport in the state, the team is owned by Garvit Sports Private Limited (GSPL) which believes Gujarat has the ability to become the next sporting hub. It aims to make handball a top sport in Gujarat. GSPL is co-owned by the country’s top former handball player and renowned sports administrator, Roopkumar Naidu.