ISL 2020 prepares for India’s biggest football event in the Coronavirus pandemic era. The IPL 2020 was moved to the UAE due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but the ISL 2020 (2020–21 Indian Super League season) Football League is being launched in India only. It will be held on November 21. The league will be held in the vacant stadium until March 2021.
This will be the largest tournament in the country in the Coronavirus pandemic era. This time, it has been decided to conduct the entire tournament in a bio-safe environment in Goa. 11 teams play in the ISL 2020. There are 10 teams announced and the 11th team East Bengal is almost certain to be there. Teams have started reaching Goa. The practice of two teams has started.
Not going out of Goa for five months All ISL 2020 matches will be played in three stadiums in Goa for five months. Teams will have to stay in Goa for these five months. If someone goes out, he will be declared fit to play only after a 15-day quarantine on his return. Every team has to play 20-20 matches except knock out stage.
10 Grounds given to teams: 10 grounds have been provided for teams through the Goa Football Association. All these plains have been designed keeping in mind the protection from the corona epidemic. There will be only one ground for a team that has been allotted in its name.
Locked inside all rooms: All players playing in the ISL 2020 will have to walk as per the stringent Kovid related rules.
The players coming from the flight have to remain locked in different rooms for 10 days. The team from Bengaluru has come by bus. Of his players. The corona test has been done. But his players will remain in isolation for seven days.
In teams of three, when the practice starts after segregation, at most 10 players will be able to practice together. Apart from this, all the teams will also walk in groups of three. That is, teams will travel in three buses during the tournament.
“There is a tough SOP for the players. During the quarantine, you have to be locked in your room, cannot get out. Five months will have to be in Goa. The Jamshedpur FC team has arrived and is in quarantine. Can start the practice by October 2021 Are-Mukul Chaudhary, CEO, JFC ”
Two teams started the practice: the host states Goa and Kerala Blasters have started practice on their respective grounds after completing the separation.
Nine foreign players too: ISL 2020 has allowed one team to have 10 foreigners. There will be nine of these players. They will undergo a corona test five times before coming to India. The country’s players will reach Goa after conducting the test three times.
List of ISL 2020 Teams, their grounds, and Head coach
|Sl. No.||Teams||Their Grounds||Head coach|
|1||Jamshedpur||Tilak Maidan||Owen Coyle|
|7||A.T.K||Benoulim||Antonio López Habas|
|9||FC Goa||Mundo||Juan Ferrando|
|10||Bengaluru||Old Goa||Carles Cuadrat|