Bengaluru FC to wear pink jersey to mark Women’s Day against Chennai

Chennai, March 8 (IANS) I-League football tournament defending champions Bengaluru FC will don pink jerseys commemorating the International Women’s Day when they take on Chennai City FC in a 13th round tie here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday.

“In our hearts, on our minds and on our sleeves. Today and every day, @bengalurufc celebrates the women in our lives. #IWD2017 #WomensDay,” the club’s official handle tweeted with a picture of captain Sunil Chhetri.

The India and Bengaluru FC stalwart also took to Twitter wishing all the ‘anchors’ in his life a happy Women’s Day.

“To all the anchors in our lives, may we always be worthy of you. #WomensDay,” his tweet read.

Bengaluru players also wore pink shirts after four men allegedly molested a woman in the early hours of New Year’s day in the Garden City.

Bengaluru FC are fifth on points table with 16 points from 11 matches.