ISL 2017: Tournament organisers reschedule 12 matches
With a crammed New Year's schedule coming up, a number of ISL 2017 matches have been rescheduled. One factor that has further forced the hand of the organisers to reschedule the matches is Bengaluru FC, who are set to play the AFC Cup qualifiers next month. However, a number of clubs have had their matches rescheduled, as we head into 2018.
Here are the fixture changes:
ATK’s 31st Dec tie postponed
Match #37 ATK vs FC Goa: Originally scheduled at 8:00 pm on Sunday, 31st December 2017, this game will now be played on Wednesday, 3rd January 2018.
Jan’18 Sunday Double Headers Swapped
Match #41 & #42 (7th Jan 2018) : Chennaiyin FC (vs DDFC) will now host their home game at 5:30 pm instead of 8:00 pm; while Bengaluru FC (vs ATK) play Sunday’s second game at 8:00 pm at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium
Match #47 & #48 (14th Jan 2018): The second Sunday of the month will see the originally scheduled 8:00 pm kick off between DDFC and BFC rescheduled to 5:30 pm in Delhi, and Mumbai City FC’s game against Kerala Blasters FC moved to an 8:00 pm kick off.
Delhi’s 4th Feb tie moved to 27th Feb
Match # 84 (27th Feb) : Delhi Dynamos FC's tie against Mumbai City FC scheduled to be played as Match #61 on 4th Feb 2018 will now be held on 27th Feb 2018 due to unavailability of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
Match #65 (6th Feb) CFC vs BFC : Originally scheduled on Wednesday, 31st January has been postponed by six days to Tuesday, 6th February 2018 to accommodate BFC’s AFC fixture for 30th Jan’18.
Match #67 (8th Feb) ATK vs KBFC : Rescheduled from 9th Feb to 8th Feb.
Match #68 (9th Feb) BFC vs FC Goa : Rescheduled from 8th Feb to 9th Feb.
Feb Sunday Games Swapped
Match #77 & #78 (18th Feb) : One Super Sunday game of Feb has been swapped. CFC vs JFC tie will now be played at 5:30 pm while ATK vs MCFC will take place at 8:00 pm.
Venue Change : JFC to host BFC at Bhubaneshwar
Match #83 (25th Feb): Jamshedpur FC will now host Bengaluru FC on 25th Feb’18 at a new venue i.e. Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneshwar. The tie originally was to be played at JFC’s base JRD Tata Stadium, Jamshedpur.