ISL 2017: NorthEast United to begin pre-season on September 27

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The John Abraham-owned franchise shall travel to Turkey for the second part of the pre-season and play a few practice games…

Indian Super League (ISL) side NorthEast United FC are set to begin their pre-season training on September 27, Goal has learnt. Joao De Deus and company will assemble in Imphal, Manipur for ten days to a fortnight before heading off to Turkey.

The Highlanders are set to play a charity match against NEROCA FC with whom they have formed a five-year strategic partnership to develop football in the state of Manipur and surrounding regions.

After training in Imphal, the club shall undergo the second half of the pre-season in Turkey where they are expected to play a few friendly matches.

NorthEast United are one of the only two franchises in the ISL who have failed to qualify for the knockout rounds in the last three editions.

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Fans would hope that this time around the club can do justice to the massive fan following it enjoys in the northeastern region.

 

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