Growth of Indian football stunted by government interference in player eligibility
Published 26 July 2013 By: Kevin Carpenter
The eligibility of sports people born in one country to represent another country or national team has been a contentious issue across the vast majority of sports for time immemorial. In modern times this has perhaps been most notable in cricket and rugby union.
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Kevin is a advisor and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. In his day-to-day work he has two roles: as the Principal for his own consultancy business Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions, and Special Counsel for Sports Integrity at leading global sports technology and data company Genius Sports.