“The opening ceremony promises to draw the world’s attention to the potential of North-East region and I hope this
encourages more youth from the area to take up football professionally,” he said in a statement.
Nita Ambani, founder and chairperson, Reliance Foundation and Football Sports Development Limited Mukesh Ambani will also be present during the ceremony. The ceremony is ought to attract many Bollywood biggies like Alia Bhat and Varun Dhawan for the opening ceremony performances. Reports also claim that Ranbir Kapoor has also agreed to be a part of the opening ceremony of the Indian Super League (ISL) in Guwahati this year.