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NorthEast United star Nirmal Chettri: We have been working hard as a unit

Former Indian international Nirmal Chettri (right) during a NorthEast United FC training session in Guwahati. (Photo courtesy: NorthEast United FC)

NorthEast United FC will face Delhi Dynamos FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) away fixture on Saturday.

The team had a training session in Guwahati before they boarded their flight to New Delhi.

Former Indian international Nirmal Chettri faced the NorthEast United FC media team for a quick interview to speak about the upcoming challenge and the ISL season.

INTERVIEW

How is the team preparing for the next match?

We have been working hard as a unit. We need forget what has happened and just keep ourselves positive, learn from the mistakes and make a strong comeback.

Any thoughts on your next opposition Delhi Dynamos?

Both the teams (NEUFC and DD) are coming back from a loss, both of us will be hungry to play well and make a comeback. It is going to be very tough and a hard fought match in New Delhi

What remains your target for the away trip and the season?

We are looking at things from a match by match perspective. All we know now is to work hard, learn from mistakes and win the next match. Overall our objectives remain to help the team qualify for the playoffs.

Message to the fans?

I know its tough to be a fan when the team is not doing well, but this is the time we need you to support us and help us stage a comeback. Calling upon all NEUFC fans in New Delhi to come and roar for the Highlanders!

(NorthEast United FC)