The seventh season of the Indian Super League began in Goa on Friday as Kerala Blasters took on ATK Mohun Bagan and Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) chairperson Nita Ambani says it has taken a lot of courage, determination and planning to bring back football amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ISL is the first major sports tournament to be held in India since the pandemic.
“I am proud to announce that ISL will become the first sporting event of such large scale to be organised in our home country, India. We are overjoyed to bring the League back into your homes once again and broadcast it in over 80 countries outside of India,” she said.
Talking about the months of preparation that went into bringing the ISL live amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, she…