The Sarusajai Stadium Complex on Monday was filled with colourful performances – both on and off the field – as NorthEast United FC played their first game of the Indian Super League season 5.
In front of a strong 18,321 crowd, the Highlanders played an exciting 2-2 draw against FC Goa.
For the fans, there was much in store as the NEUFC Fan Park, set up by Aucto Creations, enthralled them before NorthEast United FC took the field against FC Goa at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium.
The NEUFC Fan Park hosted a special performance by Rock On-2 fame rock and folk fusion band from Shillong, Summersalt.
Besides this, the NEUFC Fan Park by Aucto Creation also had 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.
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.