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Actor Ranbir Kapoor during an ISL match between Mumbai City FC and FC Goa at Mumbai Football Arena in Mumbai, on Nov 24, 2017IANS

Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC have create a dedicated section for away fans during its matches at the Mumbai Football Arena. The facility is available from Sunday December 17 when the two-time champions ATK play their next away game in ISL 2017-18.

Commenting on this initiative, Mumbai City FC co-owner Ranbir Kapoor said, "I am really glad that we have taken this progressive step towards supporting the fan culture in our country," mentioned Mumbai City FC co-owner and Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor.

"It will motivate the away team supporters to flock to our Arena in numbers to watch their favourite teams live in action.

"We believe this move will create a great atmosphere in the stadium and I am quite sure the fans will definitely appreciate our latest effort to promote football and enhance the fan experience in our home stadium."

The dedicated section for all away supporters will be Stand 4B which will be accessible via the main gate 1 and the inner gate 8. A total of 200 seats will be allocated to the away supporters' section and the tickets for this section will be available on BookMyShow under a special category Tuesday onwards.

Mumbai City FC beat Chennaiyin FC 1-0 at the Mumbai Football Arena on Sunday, December 10 courtesy a goal from midfielder Achille Emana and now have 7 points from 5 games so far, with two wins, one draw and two losses.

They are currently fifth in the ISL points table.