Even though NorthEast United FC has been one of the original teams of the Indian Super League (ISL) since its inception in 2014, they have not been yet able to stamp their authority in the ISL.
Several off-field issues and also lack of formidable players have led to the downfall of the Highlanders. Notably, the team represents 7 states from the North Eastern part of India. In the ongoing ISL 2022-23, NorthEast United FC is languishing at the bottom of the table with just 1 win in their 16 games.
Famous Bollywood celebrity John Abraham is the owner of NorthEast United FC and is the face of the club. Presently, famous coach Alberto Annese who has guided Gokulam Kerala FC to back-to-back I-League titles is the manager of the club.
NorthEast United FC plays all its home matches at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati, Assam. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000.
NorthEast United FC Market Value
Rs. 30.4 crores
NorthEast United FC has a market value of Rs. 30.4 crores and they need to do a lot before they climb the ladder of popularity and greatness. Presently, there are several issues which is plaguing the side.
One of the main reasons why the Highlanders are not being able to perform is the absence of national team players of India. Teams which play in ISL usually have a lot of Indian team players in their side.
Most Valuable Players (Market Value)
- Kule Mbombo- Rs. 4.8 crores
- Romain Philippoteaux- Rs. 3 crores
- Aaron Evans- Rs. 2.2 crores
- Wilmar Jordan Gil- Rs. 2.2 crores
Stats of NorthEast United FC in ISL 2022-23
|Most Goals||Most Assists||Biggest margin of victory|
|1. Wilmar Jordan Gil (5 goals)||1. Emil Benny (2 assists)||1. 1-0 (vs ATK Mohun Bagan)|
|2. Rochharzela (2 goals)||2. Gurjinder Kumar (1 assists)||–|
|3. Romain Philippoteaux (2 goals)||3. Imran Khan (1 assists)||–|
NorthEast United FC
Arindam Bhattacharja, Mirshad Michu, Nikhil Deka, Khoirom Singh, Michael Jakobsen, Aaron Evans, Gaurav Bora, Gurjinder Kumar, Joe Zoherliana, Mashoor Shereef, Tondonba Singh, Provat Lakra, Jon Gaztanaga, Romain Phillippoteaux, Emanuel Lalchhanchhuaha, Emil Benny, Pragyan Gogoi, Mohamed Irshad, Imran Khan, Sehnaj Singh, Matt Derbyshire, Sylvester Igboun, Rochharzela, Laldanmawia Ralte, Jithin MS, Gani Nigam, Dipu Mirdha, Alfred Lalroutsang, Parthib Gogoi
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