Hero Indian Super League final has been shifted to Kolkata.
Football Sports Development Limited – the league owners – have announced that the Hero Indian Super League 2017-18 final will now be played in Kolkata. The title clash is slated for March 17, 2018.
As a result, the season opening game which as per the earlier fixture list was to be played at Kolkata on Friday, 17th November 2017, is now shifted to Kochi.
The decision has been taken after reviewing the grand success of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup final in Kolkata.
Hero ISL has started its journey from Kolkata in October 2014 with a glamorous ceremony. However, the City of Joy will be playing host to an ISL final for the first time.
The reverse game between Kerala Blasters FC and ATK, earlier scheduled for Kochi on February 9, will now be played in Kolkata on same date