4/3/2018 10:22:33 PM (GMT+3)

Shillong Lajong look for Super Cup glory

Shillong Lajong look for Super Cup glory

KOLKATA, India: Shillong Lajong will hope to win the knock-out round in Super Cup when they meet Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Pune City here in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.

Lajong finished sixth in the I-League to qualify for the pre-quarters stage of the tournament.

“It’s a great opportunity to test ourselves against FC Pune City. We’re a young team and it will be a great opportunity for them to gain experience and exposure. We’re looking forward to nothing less than a win tomorrow,” said Lajong coach Alison Kharsyntiew.

At the other end, Pune, who finished fourth in ISL 2017-18 season, will have their task cut out.

“It’s a completely different competition. We had an amazing season in the ISL. This is going be a key battle and we’ve to stay motivated,” said Pune coach Ranko Popovic.

 

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