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Updated on: Saturday, January 08, 2022, 02:57 PM IST

ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan player tests positive for Covid-19; clash against Odisha FC postponed

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Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan players in action during their ISL clash.
 | Photo: Twitter/ISL

Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan players in action during their ISL clash. | Photo: Twitter/ISL

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The Indian Super League (ISL) match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Odisha FC, scheduled for Saturday evening, has been postponed by the organisers after a player from the Kolkata-based team tested positive for COVID-19.

The match was to be held at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda.

"Hero Indian Super League (ISL) has decided to postpone Match No. 53 between ATK Mohun Bagan and Odisha FC scheduled to be played today, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at PJN Stadium in Fatorda.

"The decision has been taken in consultation with the League's medical team after an ATK Mohun Bagan player tested positive for COVID-19," the ISL said in a statement.

The league will look to reschedule the fixture to a later date, it said.

The ISL will work closely with the medical experts to monitor and ensure the safety of all the players and support staff in the squad and others involved.

The ISL is being held behind closed doors, across three stadiums in Goa owing to the pandemic.

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Published on: Saturday, January 08, 2022, 02:57 PM IST
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