Bollywood actor John Abraham, also the owner of North East United Football Club (NEUFC), called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and discussed with him issues related to the opening ceremony of the third edition of Indian Sports League (ISL) here.

The Chief Minister and the Bollywood actor discussed on Tuesday evening the measures being taken to make the opening ceremony a success, an official release said here on wednesday.

The opening ceremony of the third season of ISL will be held at Sarusajai Stadium, Guwahati on October 1.

The CM assured the NEUFC that the administration would extend all possible support and assistance so that Guwahati can play the host of the football carnival.

They also discussed Northeast’s contribution to the development of Indian football and its potential in shaping the future of the game in the country.