ISL: John Abraham confident of NE United giving a tough fight

Actor John Abraham, co-owner of Northeast United FC, is confident that the club would give a tough fight to other teams at the upcoming Indian Super League.

PTI| Updated: Oct 04, 2014, 19:21 PM IST
ISL: John Abraham confident of NE United giving a tough fight

Guwahati: Actor John Abraham, co-owner of Northeast United FC, is confident that the club would give a tough fight to other teams at the upcoming Indian Super League.

"I am confident that Northeast United will give a tough fight to other teams. We have a very good chance to win. We have chosen our players carefully and we have the best team possible," John told reporters here.

"We have a great team, great coach and a great trainer. We are a very aspirational and new club", he added.

Unveiling the black, red and white jersey of the Northeast United FC, the Bollywood heartthrob said, "The three most dominant colours of the north east region is in our jerseys."

Stating he expected a packed stadium of 35,000 capacity, John said, "We want to showcase how Guwahati can fill up a stadium and the best crowd can cheer up the team. It is an opportunity to showcase the region not only to the rest of the country but to the world."

Famed singer from Assam, Angaraag Papon Mahanta, who has composed and produced the Club's anthem, said, "We are full of life, energy and love.

"The club anthem features a galaxy of superstars from the north east who came together to create an inspiring anthem, he added.