22 August 2016 Current Affairs: NorthEast United FC and Kerala Blasters FC will kick off the third season of the Indian Super League (ISL) in Guwahati, which will also host the opening ceremony.
By awarding Guwahati the rights to host ISL 2016 opening ceremony, Football Sports Development wishes to celebrate North East's contribution to the development of Indian football and recognise the potential it has in shaping the future of the game in the country.
On October 1, Indira Gandhi Stadium, Sarusajai, with a capacity of 30,000, will witness ISL teams, owners, celebrities and performers put up a visual extravaganza at the opening ceremony.
Indian Super League Season : The 2016 Indian Super League Season was the third season of the Indian Super League, a professional football league played in India since 2014. The season features eight teams. The regular season kicked-off on 3 October and ended on 6 December, while the finals began on 11 December, which will conclude with the final match on 20 December.