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Kerala Blasters practice amidst hartal

Kerala Blasters would be taking on Mumbai City FC at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kaloor on Friday.

Published: 13th October 2016 01:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2016 01:17 PM   |  A+A-

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Kerala Blasters would be taking on Mumbai City FC at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kaloor on Friday. | PTI

By Express News Service

KOCHI: The Kerala Blasters Team was escorted for the practice session held at Choice School ground in Tripunitura in wake of state wide hartal declared by BJP on Thursday.

The team members staying Mariott hotel in Edappally travelled to the ground in morning. Even though BJP activist gathered at Tripunithura when the team bus was passing by, the team Spokesperson told Express that vehicle was not stopped by the protesters.

"As on normal days, the vehicle was escorted by the police. The team after completing the practice session was escorted back to the hotel,"Spokesperson of the team said.

Kerala Blasters would be taking on Mumbai City FC at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kaloor on Friday. The Mumbai City FC team reached Nedumbassery airport on Wednesday night and the members are staying at Mariott hotel.

However, the officials press conference of both the teams has been cancelled due to the hartal.



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