As the season is all set for the fifth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), a grand inaugural ceremony marked the start of the season on Saturday at the Saltlake Stadium in Kolkata. The ceremony was start studded and our very own Dhing Express was one among them.
Track and field queen Hima Das presented the ceremonial match ball to kick off the fifth season of the top-tier league.
Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, former cricketer Saurav Ganguly were among the spotlights.
The fifth edition of the football league in its opening match witnessed Kerala Blasters defeat Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) with a 2-0 score.
ISL is all set to kick start its first match in Guwahati on Monday. The match is scheduled between Northeast United FC (NEUFC) and Goa FC. John Abraham will be present for the match at the stadium.