The Highlanders are trying several innovative ways to improve on the dwindling attendance figures from last season.
The fans will get a chance to meet NEUFC owner John Abraham as he will be participating in a meet-and-greet session at the NEUFC Fan Park on Monday.
The NEUFC Fan Park, set up by Aucto Creation at the Sarusajai Stadium Complex in Guwahati, will host a special performance by Rock On-2 fame rock and folk fusion band from Shillong, Summersalt. The entry to the Fan Park will open at 3 pm. Having a valid match ticket will enable free entry into the Fan Park.
Besides this, the NEUFC Fan Park by Aucto Creation will have performances by Rocky Glock & Loli (Hip hop band), Shreebhoomi Axom (dhole ensemble & community dance).
“Starting October 1, the NEUFC Fan Park within the Sarusajai stadium premises will become the de-facto destination for the diehard fans. It’s designed as a Day-Out Carnival destination for friends and families where sports, entertainment, food and fun will blend together to give an unmatched experience to the football lovers. The Fan Park will remain open every match-day at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium from 3pm to 6.30pm,” said a spokesperson of Aucto Creation. He added that a valid match ticket will enable free entry into the Fan Park.
Among others, a meet-and-greet session with the fans will have a few of the team players. Various art installations, performing artists, muppets, magicians and food stalls are being set up by Aucto Creations at the Fan Park for the match lovers.
NEUFC will play against FC Goa in their first match of Indian Super League Season 5 at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Monday.