That is good but it has to be balanced with reality likeThis is extracted from the AFL Asia report.
"AFL India’s 55.21% increase in participants is the direct result of their strategical approach towards increasing the total amount of AFL playing states within the country, which has significantly risen from 8 to 12 throughout the year. West Bengal alone had an increase of over 2,000 participants and indicates further growth is imminent in the world’s second most populated country. "
Richmond premiership stars Nick Vlastuin and Toby Nankervis travelled to India last month as part of the Tigers’ official conservation partnership with WWF-Australia.
This is AFL players in India for no football effect.
This is a general theme here, whereby AFL entities could leverage some local exposure.
Currently there is an AFL team in Houston but no mention of any contact with the local club.
This seems always to be the case. Surely, it's not too hard to take some time off to meet local fans.