Guwahati, India, September 28, 2016: NorthEast United FC has announced its association with GNRC to become its official medical partner. The football club has been gearing up for the upcoming Hero ISL 2016 and would be playing their first match against Kerala Blasters on 1 October.
Further commenting on the association, Ardeshir Jeejeebhoy, Director of Football for NEUFC said, “It was paramount for us to secure the services of a reputed medical partner, in order to ensure optimum health and fitness levels of our athletes. GNRC is a name to reckon, when it comes to soliciting top-notch medical services. Although injuries are unavoidable when we hit the fields, it is reassuring to know we can rely on the expertise and experience of GNRC, to ensure our athletes remain fit as a fiddle.”
As a super-specialty healthcare center in North East India, GNRC was established by neurologist, Dr. Normal Chandra Borah in 1987. On the association, Dr. Nomal Chandra Borah, Chairman cum Managing Director, GNRC Hospitals said, “On behalf of GNRC, I would like to thank everyone at NEUFC for providing us the opportunity to serve them as medical partner. Sports not only serve to bind people and nations, it has also consistently allowed North East India to make the nation proud – be it in gymnastics or boxing or soccer. As conscionable members of society, GNRC has always supported endeavors that lead in the direction of our guiding principle – ‘Health for All and Smiles for All.’ Hence, it is appropriate that we continue to further this cause – through the platform of the Indian Super League (ISL). As the third season of ISL kicks off, I convey my best wishes to all participants and particularly those representing the North East region.”