KOLKATA: The Hero I-League Qualifiers 2020, the first-ever sporting event to be held in India from Thursday will be telecast live by Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd. on 1Sports.
The Qualifiers have already generated much interest among football fans all across the country and will see the 5 qualified teams — Mohammedan SC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, ARA FC and Garhwal FC – battling it out against each other for a coveted spot in the Hero I-League 2020-21.
All the matches would be played adhering to the medical parameters laid down by the authorities of the two venues – the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, and the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in Kalyani, West Bengal. All the teams have been housed at a 5Star Deluxe hotel adjacent to the VYBK, abiding by the protocol of the COVID bubble.
CEO Leagues, Mr Sunando Dhar, said: “I thank our sponsors Hero MotoCorp for their unprecedented support in promoting Indian Football. The journey traversed together will help a long way in taking Indian Football Forward Together.” “We thank Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd. for telecasting the Qualifiers on 1Sport – the first organised sporting event in the country since the COVID lockdown. The five-camera set-up for the matches will ensure a good viewing experience for the fans. The matches would also be streamed live on 1Sport’s Facebook page.” (AIFF Media Team)