ISL:NEUFC finish fifth, wishes fans goodbye for the season
SHILLONG, 7 Dec: After missing a spot in the play-offs by losing to Kerala by 1-0, NEUFC bids goodbye to its fans thanking them for their support throught the season.The first half of the match saw both teams push forward with NEUFC pushing harder in attack but both sides have had no clear cut chances.Kerala finally breaks the deadlock with a goal in the 65th minute with a goal from CK Vineeth.Northeast tried to come back into the game but the Kerala defence stood strong.Kerala go through to the semi finals while Northeast are out yet again as they finish 5th.
Posting on their official social media page of NEUFC Club team members have left messages and thanks to their fans.TNT presents you some of them:
Nico Velez, FW:
"We arrived like this and we go like this, as a team… Thank you NorthEast United FC. You will be a part of my life forever"
Mailson Alves, DF:
"I want to thank the Northeast family, we stayed away by two points we fought to the end, but that's part of football"
Nirmal Chetri, DF:
"Big thanks to an amazing NEUF fans for their relentless support & love in our good & bad times of HeroISL."
Sumeet Passi, FW:
"Thank everyone who helped me, motivated me and made my experience at Northeast United a wonderful one."
Shouvik Ghosh, DF:
"I would like to thank everyone at the club for making me feel so welcome. Thanks for all of your support as always."
Nelo Vingada, Head Coach:
"The league is very short and I would like to start the preparations for the next season right away. I believe now the balance of the team is good and we faced all the teams well and put in a good effort, and now I know the league better."
We at TNT-The Northeast Today congratulate NEUFC team for their commendable hard work this season, and wish to see them perform even better in ISL 2017.