Mumbai [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Mumbai City Football Club becomes the first team in the history of the Indian Super League (ISL) to create a dedicated section for away fans during its home matches here at the Mumbai Football Arena.
In an effort to accommodate the supporters of the away teams who play in our Arena, this facility will be available to fans starting Sunday, December 17 in The Islanders' next league fixture against ATK.
Commenting on this initiative, Mumbai City FC co-owner Ranbir Kapoor said, "I am really glad that we could be the first team in the ISL to have taken this progressive step towards supporting the fan culture in our country. It will motivate the away team supporters to flock to our Arena in numbers to watch their favourite teams live in action. We believe this move will create a great atmosphere in the stadium and I am quite sure the fans will definitely appreciate our latest effort to promote football and enhance the fan experience in our home stadium."
"We are delighted to have a special section for the visiting team's fans," said Mumbai City FC's CEO Indranil Das Blah. "It will not only bring a great atmosphere in the stands with both teams getting cheered on but will also ensure the safety and comfort of the away fans, allowing them to have a great, hassle-free matchday experience at the Mumbai Football Arena," he added.
A total of 200 seats will be allocated to the away supporters' section and the tickets for this section will be available on BookMyShow under a special category today onwards.
Mumbai City FC beat Chennaiyin FC 1-0 at the Mumbai Football Arena on Sunday, December 10 courtesy a goal from midfielder Achille Emana and now have seven points from five games so far, with two wins, one draw and two losses.(ANI)