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FC Pune City to participate in AWES Cup

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

(ISL) club FC Pune City would kick-off their pre-season preparations by participating in the second edition of the AWES Cup starting in from tomorrow.

In the last edition of the AWES Cup, reserves squad went up to semifinals before losing to Dempo Club 1-0.

But this time around, the club has decided to participate in the event with their entire squad.

is placed along with Dempo SC, Salgaocar FC and FC in Group A, a issued here said today.

Portugal believes that besides training hard, match practice is the best way to evaluate the preparations for the upcoming 2018-19 season.

"It is important for us to understand hows the pre-season training helping the team and how the team is shaping up for the 2018-19 season.

Playing in the AWES Cup will give us a clear indication of what we need to work on," the noted.

Schedule for Pune matches:August 29: Salgaocar FC vs September 6: FC Pune City vs FC September 9: vs FC Pune City.

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First Published: Tue, August 28 2018. 19:40 IST