Indian men’s football team and Bengaluru FC goalkeeper Gurpreet Sandhu has tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Devenish Singh. Sandhu posted a picture with his wife on Instagram where the couple is completing a ritual. The pair got married in a small gathering in Sydney.
The picture was captioned, “Signed the most important contract of my life. Our lives, now. The thought of spending the rest of our days together ends up making every day after this one, the happiest of our lives. This is what we dreamed of. It’s happened. Let’s live it now, Devenish.”
Gurpreet and Devenish were showered with love and praise as fellow football players JeJe Lalpekhlua wrote, “Congratulations brother;” Darren Caldeira commented, “Congratulations to you and the missus;”. Sahal Abdul Samad posted, “Congratulations to both of you.”
Meanwhile, Indian Football was hit with controversy as former India international Ambrose was sacked as assistant coach of the Indian U17 women’s football team after a minor player accused him of sexual misconduct. Ambrose was provisionally suspended by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators before being sacked by CoA member Dr SY Quraishi.
Sexual misdemeanors should have no place in society: Sandhu
Here Gurpreet Singh Sandhu voiced his opinion on the situation and talked about the importance of the issue and awareness of women’s safety in the country. He stressed the fact that how we need to create a safer environment for the younger generation.
“I’ve always tried to do my bit to advocate the push for women’s football in the country. But the alleged incident/s from the past week is are a reminder that I, and all of us, need to do more. Sexual misdemeanors should have no place in society, let alone football,” he said on his social media platforms.
“While things surrounding the incident take their course, it is our responsibility to make sure that we protect everyone involved with our sport we love so much. Let’s put some genuine thought and effort to see how we can better the environment for our girls and boys, through the ranks. This needs to be done, and soon.”