Man City owners expand worldwide portfolio with Mumbai deal

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi ownership has expanded its portfolio of worldwide soccer clubs to eight by buying a majority stake in Indian Super League team Mumbai City FC.

City Football Group, of which English champion Man City is the flagship team, says it has acquired 65% of the Indian club.

CFG already has the following partnership clubs: New York City in Major League Soccer, Melbourne City in Australia’s A-League, Girona in Spain’s top division, Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan, Sichuan Jiuniu FC in China, and Club Atletico Torque in Uruguay. The group also has a “collaboration agreement”” with Venezuelan team Atletico Venezuela.

Mumbai FC is in its sixth season in the ISL and has an
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