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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part E

A critical review on the Indian super league (ISL)


Author(s): Anantarup Sen Sarma

Abstract: The Indian Super League was founded in 2013 in an effort to make football a top sport in India and to increase the level of Indian football worldwide. The league currently features eight teams from around India, with four of the top five cities by population represented in the league. Unlike other football leagues from around the world, the ISL is one of the few leagues to not use the promotion and relegation system but instead a franchise system along the lines of the Twenty20 cricket league, the Indian Premier League, Major League Soccer of the United States and Canada, and the A-League in Australia. Since the inaugural season, two teams have been crowned the champions of the Indian Super League. Atlético de Kolkata have won the league twice, in 2014 and 2016. Chennaiyin are the second team to have won the league, winning in 2015. In this article the growth and impact of ISL have been traced out.

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Anantarup Sen Sarma. A critical review on the Indian super league (ISL). 2017; 4(2): 257-261.
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