For football laymen like myself, the term football league or football clubs or franchises doesn’t go beyond David Beckham or probably Pele, from the archives. But just like everything else, the sports scene is evolving in India and how. Although cricket may still be our religion, people have started to show a keen interest in football and consequently in the ISL or the Indian Superleague. ISL is the ultimate football championship in the subcontinent which promotes the football talent of our country on a mammoth scale. With as many as 10 teams joining the action, ISL has carved a niche for itself in the hearts of millions of football fans, including a lot of celebrities who also happen to be among the team owners.
Owing to its great popularity, ISL also launched the ISL Fantasy league which allows football enthusiasts to create their own teams and battle it out on the virtual filed with their friends and also win exciting prizes. It is an amazingly popular way to bring in more interaction and interest in the ISL that has definitely gotten football fans asking for more!
To motivate the fans even further, Fantasy league’s budget is set at an exciting 100 Crore and each team can have 11 members. You get to select superstars of your choice to produce the fantasy team of your choice. Further, you can join in fun contests for the ongoing matches and compete with other fans to finally beat your opposition and win exciting prizes. The entire idea of being able to be a part of the action is so fantastic that it has fans from all over the world hooked. And why not! You are not just a mere spectator or an ardent fan cheering from the stands, but a detrimental who is battling out against the champions too!
To participate in the online matches, click here. Register yourself on the website and create a team before each match within the deadline mentioned. You will be awarded points on the basis of your player selection on both the teams. There is also a provision for last-minute choices before the game starts for real, just in case you have a change of mind. The team consist of one goalkeeper, 3-5 defenders, 3-5 midfielders and 1-3 attackers. Each player will be assigned a number of ‘credits’, which represents his price and users will have a total of 100 credits to spend. You can check out the official website of ISL to know more about the rules and scoring basis for these matches.
ISL has been a great boost for football in the country. Teams from Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, and Jamshedpur represent hopes and talents of football enthusiasts and gives them a platform to showcase their skills. With illustrious team owners such as Nita Ambani, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbeer Kapoor and Sachin Tendulkar, the ISL has gone from strength to strength giving football it’s much deserved due. And with such fun additions such as ISL Fantasy, things have taken a very entertaining and interactive twist. If you are also a football enthusiast or just someone who would love to win exciting prizes, go ahead, join the ISL Fantasy League and #LetsFootball !