3 Important things you must know about Indian Super League Playoffs 2023 in detail

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The Indian Super League is nearing its conclusion; the last leg is currently taking place, and the top clubs are squaring off for the overall championship.

ISL Playoffs will start on March 4, 2023, and the semifinals will consist of two matches (at home and away), with the championship game taking place on March 18, 2023.

According to speculations from many media outlets, the ISL and I-league would implement the concept of promotion and relegation starting in the following season, completely altering the Indian football ecology.

Here in this essay, we will outline the three most crucial details concerning the ISL playoffs that we must fully understand:

1. Six teams will face off against one another in the ISL playoffs in the following season, which will be contested in a new format for the first time.

2. The league’s top two teams will automatically advance to the playoffs.

3. There will be a single-leg playoff between the teams in third through sixth place to earn a spot in the semifinal.

The teams from 3rd to 6th position will be playing semifinal based on one leg method, considering that in mind Hyderabad FC and Mumbai City have already secured their berth.

For the remaining slot teams like Mohun Bagan, Kerala Blasters, FC Goa, Orissa, Bengaluru, Chennai FC are in contention to grab the ticket for semifinal.

ISL popularity has degraded in last few years and credit for this massive change is due to growing popularity of other leagues like PKL and PHL.

The marketing strategy should be perfectly applied by stakeholders to ensure that league grows towards another pedestal.