Goa to host entire ISL7

16 Aug 2020 04:06 PM

Hero Indian Super League is set to be staged in Goa for the season 2020-21, starting November. The ISL, in its seventh edition will be played behind closed doors at three venues - Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda; GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolim and Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco.

Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) will be working closely with the Sports Authority Of Goa, Goa Football Association and the State administration to ensure a safe and secure season. FSDL recently concluded a recce of the available infrastructure in Goa and has drawn up an extensive plan to undertake upgradation from pitch and drainage refurbishment / maintenance, floodlights and competition area uplift including players dressing rooms at each of the three stadiums.


FSDL wishes to provide an individual training pitch to each of the clubs. Ten such training pitches have been identified in the state of Goa, which will see upgrades over the next month before handing it over to the respective clubs. The league believes that the infrastructure upgrade at the three main venues and training pitches will go a long way to further establish Goa’s emphasis in promoting football as the main sport in the State , and provide viable options to host key national footballing events in future.


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