Thursday, 24 September 2015

North East United FC Team in ISL 2016

North East United Football Club Team in ISL 2016

North East United Football Club is a football franchise that participates in the Indian Super League. The very purpose for the establishment of this league was to make football, a popular sport in India. The North East United is based in Guwahati, Assam and represents all the eight North East States including, Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura. North East has been one of the epicenters of the football talent in India and many players from this region have represented India on international levels.  The team is both happy and proud to represent the region where football is one of the core strengths rather than a single city. The eight stars on the logo of the franchise symbolize the 8 states which the club represents.

Crest and Logo of the North East United FC Team

Just after few days of club formation, the owners of the team unveiled the official logo of the team. It is quite interesting to know that the logo of the Northeast United is featured with 8 stars at the top of the crest. These 8 stars represent 8 states of North East. There is also a slogan of 8 states, 1 United that means unity of all these states. Their crest is designed with red and black applications. The name of club “NORTHEAST UNITED is written in capital letters between the 8 stars and the crest.

North East United FC Team in ISL

Midfielder: Sanju Pradhan, Seityasen Singh, Boithang Haokip, Alen Deory, Kondwani Mtonga, Simao Sabrosa, Siam Hanghal
Defender: Aiborlang Khongjee, Robin Gurung, Cedric Hengbart, Miguel Garcia, Reagan Singh, Yumnam Raju, Marlangki Suting, Zohmingliana Ralte
Forward: Holicharan Narzary, Francis Dadzie, Nicolas Velez
Goal Keeper: Gennaro Bracigliano, Lalthuammawia Ralte, Rehenesh TP

The Owner and the Home ground of the Team

The team is owned by the Bollywood star John Abraham who is an avid football, enthusiast. It is the only football club participating in the ISL that is not owned or managed by any corporation. The team was founded on 15th of August in the year 2014 and has participated in the inaugural season of the ISL. North East United plays its home matches in the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium which is located at Guwahati.

The Jersey of the North East United FC Team

When the team plays its matches in its home ground, its jersey color is white and red, while in other states, its colors and black and white stripes.

The Persons at Management Level

César Farías from Venezuela is the Manager of this football club while Guillermo Sánchez from the same country is the assistant manager. Santosh Kashyap from India is the assistant coach and the Goalkeeping Coach Gennaro Bracigliano hails from France. FC. Koke, from Spain, who was the first Marquee player, became the top goal scorer in the inaugural season of ISL.

Past Performance of the Team

Though North East United FC team did not have a great performance last year, the hopes are still high that they will perform great in this upcoming season.


  1. Kuch tufani karke dekhade.......

  2. I'm eagerly waiting for you north east united fc. I hope all the players will show their talents in the great manner and play for team and North East. All the best, see you all on 1 October, guwahati.

  3. Come on india let's football....