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ISL 2017: Mamata Banerjee & Nita Ambani to grace in ATK's first home match

[caption id="attachment_58589" align="aligncenter" width="580"]IMG-20171121-WA0006 ATK during a practice session in Kolkata. Image Source: XtraTime[/caption]

Kolkata: Two-time Indian Super League champions ATK will play their first home game of the ISL Season 4 at the Salt Lake Stadium against FC Pune City on November 26. A lot of renowned personalities would be present in that high voltage clash between the two sides. Among them are Chilf Minister of West Bengal Smt. Mamata Banerjee and the Chairperson of ISL Mrs. Nita Ambani.

Mrs. Ambani was also present at Kochi during the opening match of the tournament between Kerala Blasters FC and ATK on November 17. Except them a lot of deligates will be at the Stadium to watch the game.

Teddy Sheringham's side played out a 0-0 draw against Kerala in the first match. They created a lot of chances in the away game in the opener but failed to convert them into a goal. Now in front of the home crowd the defending champions will be eyeing to get full points to climb up the table. ATK will miss the service of Irish legend Robbie Keane as he has returned to his country for further treatment and is out of action for atleast two weeks.

After the FIFA U17 World Cup this would be the first time that any other tournament will be played at the YBK. After the renovation process, the Sports Ministry of West Bengal have taken a decision that the ground should atleast get two days rest between two matches.

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