ISL season 5 is about to start this year. Many fans are expecting to see their teams on the ground. For some fans and teams, they are expecting their team to win for the first time in the Hero ISL 2018-2019 matches. This year ISL has new players and new coaches for many teams. There are many transfers regarding various teams.
ISL Starts on 29 September 2018.
Yes the start date of Hero ISL is already fixed on 29 the September 2018. This time there will not be extra holidays in between matches. Various teams already hired their foreign as well as domestic players for this year ISL.The opening ceremony of ISL will be on the same day itself. The matches start at 7:30 in the evening but prior to that will be the opening ceremony and will be hosted by some popular celebrities.
First Match Between ATK and Kerala Blasters
The first match will be between the former champion of ISL Atk and Kerala Blasters.It will be held at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata stadium. When both teams have been faced ATK won most of the time. This will be away match for Kerala Blasters team. The Kerala Blasters team
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On the first phase, ISL has released details about 59 matches which will be held on months of October, November, and December. The details of other dates will be released later as per the official report. Next match of Kerala Blasters will be on October 5 after this match against Mumbai City FC. Also, the next match of Atk after this match will be on October 4 against northeast United FC. The first match will be the home match for ATK and they will be looking for winning the first match of IPL.
Venue of First ISL Match of Season 5
The venue of first ISL match will be at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata. This stadium is also known as salt lake stadium of Kolkota. This stadium is one of those stadia which is located at high altitudes which has a capacity of 85000 members.It is the largest stadium in India by seating capacity and records highest attendance in Football matches.