New Delhi: Northeast United FC, the team from the land that loves its football, is ready to launch its ISL campaign against Kerala Blasters on Monday and the club's co-owner, Bollywood star John Abraham, is finding it difficult to keep his enthusiasm in check. (Tournament Preview)
"We have great support, great players, I think we are going to put up a very tough fight. I love to say that we will win it, but my team says I sound very arrogant. So I'm saying we will put up a tough fight," John Abraham said in an interview to PTI.
The cluster of players from the eight north-eastern states along with their international and foreign counterparts, including marquee player Joan Capdevilla, create a "fantastic" atmosphere, according John who is an ardour football fan. (Also read: Sourav Ganguly's Atletico de Kolkata Aims to Bind a Historic Football 'Divide')