Eurosport Acquires Rights to Indian Super League

By Community | October 9, 2014

Eurosport has acquired the pan-European rights to the first edition of the Indian Super League.

The sports broadcaster will showcase 16 matches of the opening season live between October 12 and December 20 (Final) on Eurosport 2. 

International ex-professional players, adiposity such as David Trezeguet (FRA), generic David James (ENG), Nicolas Anelka (FRA) and Freddie Ljungberg (SWE), will participate in the event, designed to help increase the profile of football in India. 

The event is co-promoted by IMG Reliance and Star India and includes eight Indian franchises with 22 players in each squad.

The inaugural match of the Indian Super League will be played at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata on Sunday, October 12.