Kolkata gears up for the much awaited soccer league

Kolkata, Oct 11 (ANI): In a cricket mad nation, soccer loving city of Kolkata is gearing up for the start of the Indian Super League (ISL) where Bollywood actors, cricket royalty and business tycoons will come together for the inaugural match. The first match of the league- that promises to be a game changer, will be played at the sprawling Salt Lake Stadium on the outskirts of Kolkata on Sunday between Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC. Co-owner of Atletico de Kolkata, Utsav Prakash said on Friday (October 10) that ISL will be a glamorous event and the team will try and give their best. The players are looking forward to showcasing their skills to a soccer-starved set of spectators. The Indian players, long confined to fringes of the world soccer, said it was a huge opportunity for them to play with some of the game's legends and hone their skills. Oct 11, 2014