As mentioned in one of our preceding articles, our beloved team, two-time ISL champions, ATK have flown off to Spain for their preseason training. They are on course to honing their skills & fitness before they embark on yet another ISL campaign that kicks off on the 29th of September, 2018!
The training has been going on in full flow, most players from the full squad are in, barring a few like five of them from the Indian outfit namely Ricky Lallawmawma, Cavin Lobo, Jayesh Rane who are supposed to join the team from next week having had Visa issues all this while. Among the foreigners, Noussair El Maimouni hasn’t made it yet. Others like John Johnson, Gerson Vieira, Andre Bikey, Manuel Lanzarote & Kalu Uche are already in, getting their acts right with the new personnels within the side in their new venture, this season with ATK.
Here are a few glimpses of their training time there-
Our newly appointed physical trainer, Djair Miranda Garcia is also in there as was seen through his pictures-
ATK are training in the renowned Pinatar Arena Football Centre in Murcia, Spain !
Well as ATK players continue to train on this beautiful pitch & facilities, the management has made sure they managed a few preseason matches and the dates have also been announced –
ATK-1st Preseason Game
It would be interesting to watch how ATK fare as a team in their preseason games there, as we continue to keep an eye on them in their promising build up to the new season of ISL whose fixtures have also been released by IMG Reliance Star in association with AIFF few days back!
Here are ATK‘s fixtures up ahead this season for now –
ATK start off their campaign against their arch-rivals Kerala Blasters in the first match of this fifth edition of ISL at the VYBK Saltlake Stadium, Kolkata which promises to be a mouth-watering encounter.
So lets gear up and back our very own side, ATK from the bottom of our hearts for a wonderful preseason & the main ISL draw up ahead. Stay tuned to @atkfans for more latest news & articles!