New entrants, Indian Arrows coach Luis Norton Matos said,
"I-League is a big challenge and we are sure that it is a giant step for us. We're here to learn more and we have to give our best. If we draw and not win, it's a great victory for us and we are positive for the challenges."
Jeakson Singh, who scored the first and only goal for India in the U-17 World Cup said,
"The World Cup is done and we are here for the newer challenge."
While Sanjeev Stalin with confidence said,
"It'll be difficult to play against us in the league."