Javed Safeda is a national level footballer and says that most of the football players are completely depends on football along financially and because the game is not encouraged in our State these players faces financial crisis. Javed was the captain of Surat football team and has earned numerous awards and trophies to his name.
Javed himself runs a garage to support himself but many among these players do not even have any other alternative. There are many potential players in the state but do not get any support from government. It seems that cricket has overtaken other sports in India.