ISL 6: NEUFC begins preparation

ISL 6: NEUFC begins preparation

For theupcoming season of Indian Super League (ISL), the NorthEast United FC (NEUFC)begins their pre-season under Head Coach Robert Jarni. The players have startedtraining at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium last week.

Itmay be mentioned here that NEUFC had made it to the first ever ISL semi-finalslast season. Following the performance in last season, the team has entrustedRobert Jarni as the Head Coach to lead the team in this season.

Jarniplayed for the biggest European clubs like Real Madrid and Juventus. As acoach, he has managed teams like Hajduk Split and the Croatian National YouthTeams (U-19 and U-20).

Accordingto NEUFC management, they have retained midfielder Federico Gallego and recruitedprolific Argentinian Striker Maximiliano Barreiro to lead the line this season.21-year-old Uruguayan Martin Chaves will join them in forming an attacking trio.

Meanwhile,the team will fly to the UAE on the 6th of September 2019 to continue theirpreparation for the upcoming season. In their first match, NEUFC will facedefending champions Bengaluru FC on the 21st of October 2019 in Bengaluru.

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