The North Eastern Re-Organizing Cultural Association (NEROCA) is established in the year 1965 with a good hope to enhance quality of youths especially in the field of cultural activities and sports arena. It was registered under the Manipur State Co-Operative Society Registration Act bearing Registration No. 1016 of 1972.
NEROCA Football Club is an Indian professional association football club based in Imphal, Manipur, India. The club made its I-League 2nd Division debut in the 2015-16 seasons. The club won the 2016–17 I-League 2nd Division and secured promotion to the I-League. NEROCA is the only club from Northeast India to reach the final of the coveted Durand Cup.
With the Aim and Objective to participate the I-League (2nd Division), 2015-16 and as per norms of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the nomenclature of NEROCA is changed to NEROCA Football Club Imphal and managed by a Private Limited Company, NEROCA Football Club Pvt. Ltd.
Current president of the football club is Dr. Dhabali Thangjam and CEO is Naoba Thangjam. Head coach of the team is Gift Raikhan, a former Indian footballer who played as a left back from 1999–2007.
NEROCA FC Players
|1||Shambhu Mistry||India||Goal Keeper|
|2||M Govind Singh||India||Defender|
|3||M Dhananjoy Singh||India||Defender|
|4||NG Tondonba Singh||India||Defender|
|5||Kallon Kiatamba JR||Liberia||Defender|
|6||M Ashok Singh||India||Defender|
|7||Jean Francis Fabien Vorbe||Haiti||Mid-Fielder|
|9||Richard Cowen Brian Roy||Trinidad & Tobago||Forward|
|11||Odili Felix Chidi||Nigeria||Forward|
|12||Singam Subash Singh||India||Mid –Fielder|
|13||Lalit Thapa||India||Goal Keeper|
|14||Yumnam Gopi Singh||India||Forward|
|15||M Basanth Singh||India||Mid-Fielder|
|20||TH Johnson Singh||India||Mid-Fielder|
|21||L Bishorjit Singh||India||Goal Keeper|
|24||TR Saran Singh||India||Mid Fielder|
|25||TH Naoba Singh||India||Defender|
|28||Aryn Glen Williams||Australia||Mid-Fielder|