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Indian Premier League Soccer PLS Teams, Players List


New Delhi, 30 January 2012:  The team and player auction for the first edition of the Indian Premier League Soccer has been held today. Barasat located 28 kms from Kolkata recorded the highest bid among all six franchises. The various teams auctioned and their respective owners are as follows

Barasat - Uro Infra Realty India Limited - 25.12 crores
Kolkata - Camelia group - 11.5 crore
Siliguri - Ajay Consultants - 18 crores
Howrah - Syncsys Infotech - 9 crores
Durgapur - Tulip Infotech - 7.6 crore
Haldia - unsold

The franchises will be owned by the respective companies for a period of ten years.  The auction of five icon players and fifteen international players were also held. Italian player and 2006 FIFA world cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro was sold to Siliguri franchise for a price of $830,000. Former Argentina and Chelsea midfielder Hernan Crespo was sold for $ 840,000 Robert Pires French midfielder-striker Robert Pires got $800,000



Icon players

NAME NATIONALITY POSITION AGE Sold to Sold for
Fabio Cannavaro Italy Defender 38 Siliguri $830,000
Robert Pires France Striker 38 Howrah $800,000
Hernan Crespo Argentina Striker 35 Barasat $840,000
Jay Jay Okocha Nigeria Midfielder 38 Durgapur $550,000
Robbie Fowler England Striker 36 Kolkata $530,000

Overseas Players

NAME NATIONALITY POSITION AGE  Base Price Sold to Sold for
Daniel Varela Costa Rica Offensive Midfielder 21
$100,000 Kolkata
$110,000
Alonso Solis Costa Rica Midfielder 33
$200,000 Durgapur
$200,000
Joaquin Botero Bolivia Striker 33
$180,000 Barasat
$180,000
Limberg Gutierrez Bolivia Striker 34
$180,000 Siliguri
$180,000
Christian Lara Ecuador Offensive Midfielder 31 $200,000
Barasat
$200,000
Bryan Vega
Costa Rica Forward
/winger 20 $100,000 N.A. Unsold
Diego Madrigal Costa Rica Forward
/winger 22 $120,000 Howrah $120,000
Jose Carlos Castillo Guatemala Striker 20 $80,000 Durgapur $80,000
Robert Egbeta Nigeria Defensive Midfielder 21 $100,000 Kolkata $350,000
Jose Gabriel Rios Bolivia Striker 25 $140,000 Howrah $180,000
Santino Quaranta USA Striker 27 $180,000 Siliguri $180,000
Joselito Vaca Bolivia Striker 31 $180,000 N.A. Unsol

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