Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi to host ISL 2016 final

Till now Mumbai City FC, Delhi Dynamos and Atletico de Kolkata have qualified for the semi-final of ISL 2016.

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New Delhi, Dec 2: The city of Kochi in Kerala was today selected as the venue for the Indian Super League (ISL) 2016 final on December 18.

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"Kerala has been the bedrock of Indian football. It is one of the few states in the country where interest in football is unparallelled.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Image courtesy: ISL Twitter handle)

"I have always been intrigued by the pride and passion of the football fans in Kerala," Nita Ambani, Chairperson, Football Sports Development Limited, that runs ISL, said in a release.

"We felt that awarding the prestigious final of ISL 2016 to Kochi would be an apt ode to the State’s contribution to Indian football," she added.


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