Top 5 Indian Super League Facts
Top 5 Indian Super League Facts

Indian Super League or ISL which is a professional football league in India started on 12th October. We bring you some important and interesting Indian Super League facts. We will talk about Indian Super League marquee players, different franchise and their owners etc.

The league will be one of the top tier football leagues in India, the other being the I-League. It will feature eight franchise teams from all around India. The league will run from October to December, with a finals series determining the champion. Here are 5 Indian Super League Facts.

Top 5 Indian Super League Facts

1. Franchise and Their Owners

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Atlético de Kolkata – Owned by Sourav Ganguly, businessmen Harshavardhan Neotia, Sanjiv Goenka, Utsav Parekh, and Spanish La Liga side Atlético Madrid

Chennaiyin – Owned by Abhishek Bachchan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Vita Dani

Delhi Dynamos – Owned by  DEN Networks

FC Goa – Owned By Videocon, Dempo, and Salgaocar

Kerala Blasters – Owned by Sachin Tendulkar and PVP Ventures

Mumbai City – Owned by Ranbir Kapoor and Bimal Parekh

NorthEast United – Owned by John Abraham and Shillong Lajong

FC Pune City – Owned by Salman Khan and Wadhawan Group

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2. Franchise and their Marquee Players

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Atlético de Kolkata – Luis García from Spain

Chennaiyin – Elano from Brazil

Delhi Dynamos – Alessandro Del Piero from Italy

FC Goa – Robert Pirès from France

Kerala Blasters – David James from England

Mumbai City FC – Fredrik Ljungberg from Sweden

NorthEast United – Joan Capdevila from Spain

FC Pune City – David Trezeguet from France

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3. Top 5 Highest Paid Players in Indian Super League

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Subrata Pal from Mumbai City FC – 8 Lacs/Week

Syed Rahim Nabi from Mumbai City FC – 8 Lacs/Week

Gouramangi singh from Chennaiyin – 8 Lacs/Week

Sanju Pradhan from Atlético de Kolkata – 7 Lacs/Week

Nirmal Chetri from Kerala Blasters – 7 Lacs/Week

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4. Indian Super League Prize Money

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The total prize money in Indian Super League will be worth Rs. 15 crore, with the winners getting Rs. 8 crore.

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5. Star Sports is 35% Stake holder in the League

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Star Sports which is probably the best Indian sports channel is 35% Stake Holder in the league which means that the TV coverage of ISL will be top class.

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