GUWAHATI, Sept 24 - The Northeast United Football Club (NEUFC) has unveiled its jerseys for this year�s Indian Super League (ISL) in a function held here today.
Performax is the official kit partner of the JA Football Pvt Ltd Bollywood and cine actor John Abraham owned team.
Along with John, leading players of the team Didier Zokora (marquee), Rehenesh TP (goalkeeper), Nicolas Velez, local boy Holicharan Narzary and head coach Nelo Ningada were present in the function.
Interacting with the mediapersons John expressed his happiness over the team composition and hoped under Nelo they will be definitely among top teams. He said that during the last two seasons, despite having some good results against top teams they finally had to stay at the bottom side of the eight-team ISL.
John further said, their plan to set up football academy in this region is on and are trying to start the academy soon.
Head coach Nelo said, this time they have some good players in the team and they had a prefect training session at Dubai which will help them during the League.
They have already started practice here and all the players are in good shape. He, however, clarified that their leading player Sasha Aneff is suffering from injury but will return to the ground in the second week of October.
This year the opening ceremony of the 3th ISL will be held at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Sarusajai here on October 1 where NEUFC will square off against Kerala Blasters. John said leading Bollywood stars will perform during the opening ceremony.