Kochi: August 29th, 2019: Kerala Blasters FC in partnership with Michi Sports Hallaims to kick start their preseason tour in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ahead of the Indian Super League(ISL)-Season 6. The four week long preseason will commence on the4thof September 2019. During this period Kerala Blasters FC will be playing four matches against professional A and B division clubs of UAE. The fixtures planned are as below:
|S. No||Date||Scheduled Matches|
|1||06.09.2019||Kerala Blasters vs. Dibba Club, Al Fujairah|
|2||12.09.2019||Kerala Blasters vs. Ajman Sports Club|
|3||20.09.2019||Kerala Blasters vs. Emirates Club, Ras Al Khaimah|
|4||27.09.2019||Kerala Blasters vs. Al Nasar Club, Dubai|
Eelco Schattorie, Head Coach Kerala Blasters FC looks forward to start-off the season with a newfound enthusiasm and rigorous training. “UAE has some good teams to play against during the preseason. This will help build confidence in the players and prepare themwell for the upcoming ISL games. Moreover, playing in the UAE has an advantage of a similar climate. There are also enough opportunities for organizing good team building activities.”, says Eelco.
Michi Sports and Fitness Club, with an aim to bring transformative energy in the field of sports was formed in the UAE in 2010. The company operates sporting facilities and runs programmes across tennis, basketball, football, cricket and swimming. The team at Michi also manages impeccably equipped gyms and indoor halls for sportspersons across age-groups.
“It feels wonderful to host Kerala Blasters for their Preseason tour in the UAE. I am sure the matches planned during their session here will delight the audiences and enthrall fans in the UAE. I’m also thankful to Emirates First Business Service for coming on-board as the Presenting Sponsor of the event.” said Sakir Hussain from Michi Sports, while eagerly looking forward to the tour.