ATK showcase ISL trophy in Madrid

Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) showcased the trophy they had won last season at the Vicente Calderón Stadium here.

The event took place prior to the La Liga match between hosts Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona here on Saturday night.

“The players and coaching staff enjoyed the atmosphere of the stadium in the minutes prior to the initial whistle,” ATK said in a release on Sunday.

Present at the event were ATK’s new signing, Canadian forward Iain Hume and former marquee player Luis Garcia.

The ISL outfit, who are partially owned by Atletico Madrid, are conducting their pre-season camp here ahead of the second edition of the star-studded tournament which is due to start early next month.

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