Hero Indian Super League( ISL) 4 to kick start from November 17
Two-time champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) will lock horns against last year's runner-up Kerala Blasters FC in the opening encounter of the cash-rich Hero Indian Super League (ISL) season 4, starting November 17 in Kolkata.
The upcoming edition of the league, which will feature 95 matches, will see the participation of 10 teams after the induction of Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC.
The clash between season 3 champions ATK and Kerala Blasters FC in the opener will also bring the seasoned rivalry between Robbie Keane and Dimitar Berbatov from Europe to Indian soil.
Football Sports Development Ltd., a joint venture between IMG, Reliance Industries and Star India, announced the match schedule of the power-packed ISL season 4 today.
All 10 teams play each other in a home-and-away format in 90 games before the two-legged semi-finals which are scheduled to take place in the second week of March. Date and venue for the Final of the 2017-18 season will be announced later.