Assam: ISL fever sweeps over Guwahati enthusiasts


GUWAHATI: The ISL fever has gripped the fans all over the city as hoards of people stood in a queue to get their ISL tickets in full frenzy and fervor.

The third season of the Indian Super League (ISL) kicks-off on October 1, 2016, at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. Home team NorthEast United FC take on Kerala Blasters in the opening match of the tournament.

Chennaiyin FC begin their quest of title defense the succeeding day against season 1 winners Atletico de Kolkata in Kolkata. All the 8 teams have made considerable amount changes to strengthen their existing squads. A total of 61 matches will be played in 79 days in a home and away league format. The top 4 teams from the league stage will qualify for the semifinals. The first leg of the semi-finals will be held on December 10 and 11 and the second leg on December 13 and 14. The final is on December 18.

Chennaiyin FC – Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Atletico de Kolkata – Rabindra Sarovar Stadium NorthEast United FC – Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium Kerala Blasters – Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium FC Pune City – Balewadi Stadium Mumbai City FC – Andheri Sports Complex Delhi Dynamos – Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium FC Goa – Fatorda Stadium.

(TNT Desk)