Indian Football News: ISL club Bengaluru FC to play against FC Barcelona reserve team in pre-season friendly

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The runners-up of ISL 2018 season, Bengaluru FC, are set to land at the center of the Indian football news before the kick-off the upcoming ISL 2018-19 season as they are scheduled to play against the Spanish footballing giants in pre-season friendlies in August, 2018, such as FC Barcelona B team and Villarreal CF B team. While the move itself is huge for Indian football and can make for some exciting Indian football latest news, the way in which the ISL team Bengaluru FC will be preparing can again see them taking home the trophy for the ISL 2018-19 season.

The ISL 2018 runners-up will take a tour to Spain in which they will showcase a tint of Indian football, playing against the reserve teams of FC Barcelona and Villarreal. The announcement which is bound to stir up the Indian football news was made on the official Twitter handle of Bengaluru FC on Friday.

The Blues will face FC Barcelona reserve team amongst other La Liga giants ahead of the ISL 2018-19 season

Making waves in India football news, as the trip to Spain and facing world dominators FC Barcelona is a big move for India football, BFC wrote, “We’ve got some big news coming in! The Blues are off to Spain for a pre-season that includes games against @FCBarcelonaB and @VillarrealCF B. Stay tuned!”

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Bengaluru FC have had a meteoric rise in India football and having been the two-time champions of the I-League, they have often been at the center of Indian football news. They ISL team will begin their training at the Masia La Grava facility in Valencia, followed by which they would play a series of friendly games against the runners-up of the 2015 AFC Champions League, Shabab Al Ahli Dubai FC, and the Spanish Segunda B team, Atletico Saguntino.

After the ISL football giants BFC initiate their tour of Spain against these two teams, they will take on Turkmenistan’s Altyn Asyr FC later next month over a two-legged Inter-Zone clash. And while the move alone is huge for Indian football, the results of these clashes are bound to prepare the ISL giants well ahead of the ISL 2018-19 season.

As reported in Indian football latest news, the Blues will also take on the reserve sides of La Liga giants such as Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona in during the second half of their stay, something which is sure to rock up the football news India and the results of the clash between the ISL team and the La Liga giants will be all over the Indian football news.

Speaking about the Indian football latest news where BFC will face some of the leading clubs, the head coach of the ISL football club Bengaluru FC said, as reported by Xtratime,

“We are really looking forward to what promises to be a very valuable pre-season tour in Spain. What’s key is the quality of opposition that we will be coming up against. Barcelona B and Villarreal B are massive clubs who work very well with their youth. It’s where players like Xavi, Iniesta and Santi Cazorla have come through. Equally tough will be our game against Shabab Al Ahli who were runners-up to Guangzhou Evergrande in the 2015 AFC Champions League final.”

Bengaluru FC’s CTO, Mandar Tamhane, said that the pre-season tour in Spain was something that is unparalleled. He said in the Indian football news, “We are glad that such big teams has responded us to play with them. These fixtures will help us prepare better for the AFC cup and ISL.”

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