NEUFC to Open ISL Campaign on October 21 in Bengaluru
Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI: North East United FC (NEUFC) will start its campaign in the ISL 2019-20 season with an away game against Bengaluru FC in Bengaluru on October 21. The Highlanders will play their first game at their home ground on October 26 and Delhi Dynamos will be their opponent in the match.
This season the championship will kick off on October 20 where Kerala Blasters will host ATK in the opening game. Altogether 10 teams are participating in the championship and in the group stage all teams have to play nine home and nine away games. Later four top teams will progress to the semi-final stage for an opportunity to feature in the Hero ISL 2019-20 final and vie for the title. The fixtures for the semis and the final will be announced at a later date. All the matches in group stages will kick off at 7-30 PM in the evening.
The schedule of other home matches of North East United FC: November 1 vs FC Goa, Nov 27 vs Mumbai City FC, December 7 vs ATK, December 12 vs Chennaiyin FC, December 18 vs Bengaluru FC, January 2 vs Jamshedpur FC, February 9 vs Kerala Blasters, February 20 vs FC Pune City.