Initiated in the year 2013 the ISL 2017 is the fourth season. The inaugural ceremony of ISL 2017 took place in Kochi on November 2017. In a very short span of time the ISL 2017 has received unmatched viewership and is speculated to become one of the biggest and top tier leagues in India after IPL. This time twitteraties have also poured in their tweets in huge numbers helping ISL 2017 to become a trending topic. This is the first time in domestic football when an event has trended on Twitter. The ISL 2017 is special in many ways, this is the first time when more than 8 teams will be featuring in the season and the fourth season of ISL 2017 has also expanded to 5 months instead of three months as compared to the earlier seasons.
Here are some quick fun facts on Indian Super League 2017
- Most Number of International Caps: In the history of all the ISL seasons, this is the first time when most number of international players has joined in to enhance the fun. Robbie Keane of Ireland who would be playing for the defending champions ATK in ISL 2017 is rated to be the star player.
- Boaringdao Bodo is the youngest Indian player to be featuring in the fourth season of ISL 2017. At the age of 17 Bodo will be playing for Chennaiyin FC.
- Mark Sifneos playing at the age of 18 would be the youngest forigen player to play ISL 2017. It would be a little difficult for this young lad to make a way for him in the star studded side of Kerala Blasters.
- The most experienced player and the oldest foreign player playing in the Indian Super League 2017 is Jussi Jaaskelainen, paying for the ATK. Jussi holds a record experience of over 600 matches under his belt.
- Sandip Nandy is the oldest Indian player playing the ISL 2017. For Nandy age is just a number and at the age of 42 Nandy would be playing for the Kerala Blasters.
The ISL is countryâs unrivalled football championship which was initiated in October 2014 which has now reached its fourth season. BookMyShow has partnered with ISL to sell the official tickets of the event. ISL 2017 ticket bookings offers by BookMyShow are available on their website as well as on their app. The ISL 2017 is co promoted by a number of sponsors and receives full co-operation from the All India Football Federation.
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Countryâs leading industrialists, celebrities, sports stars, and people from the bollywood have invested heavily in the ISL 2017 and are the owners of ten franchise teams based in the following cities, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, and Jamshedpur.
ISL 2017-18: Teams & Squad
List of ISL 2017 VenueThe organisers and sponsors have invested a huge amount in the refurbishment of ten identified venues and football stadiums from across the nation. Their aim is to develop a strong grassroot programme that would help in the grooming of football talent in India. By now 16 matches of ISL 2017 has been completed and the next match is to be led in JLN stadium Delhi on 6th December 2017.
|ATK||Kolkata, West Bengal||Salt Lake Stadium||â¢ Sourav Ganguly â¢ Harshavardhan Neotia â¢ Sanjiv Goenka â¢ Utsav Parekh|
|Bengaluru||Bangalore, Karnataka||Sree Kanteerava Stadium||â¢ JSW Group|
|Chennaiyin||Chennai, Tamil Nadu||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||â¢ Abhishek Bacchan â¢ MS Dhoni â¢ Vita Dani|
|Delhi Dynamos||Delhi||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||â¢ GMS Shipping|
|Goa||Margao, Goa||Fatorda Stadium||â¢ Jaydev Mody â¢ Venugopal Dhoot â¢ Virat Kohli|
|Jamshedpur||Jamshedpur, Jharkhand||JRD Tata Sports Complex||â¢ Tata Steels|
|Kerala Blasters||Kochi, Kerala||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||â¢ Sachin Tendulkar â¢ Chiranjeevi â¢ Akkineni Nagarjuna â¢ Allu Aravind â¢ Nimmagadda Prasad|
|Mumbai City||Mumbai, Maharashtra||Mumbai Football Arena||â¢ Ranbir Kapoor â¢ Bimal Parekh|
|NorthEast United||Guwahati, Assam||Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium||â¢ John Abraham|
|Pune City||Pune, Maharashtra||Balewadi Stadium||â¢ Wadhawan Group â¢ Arjun Kapoor â¢ Hrithik Roshan|