With rising no. of COVID-19 instances contained in the bio-bubble, ATK Mohun Bagan’s Indian Tremendous league match towards Bengaluru FC has been postponed right here on Saturday.
This was their second successive fixture to be postponed. It was solely final Saturday that ATKMB’s match towards Odisha FC needed to be postponed after an unnamed participant reported constructive for COVID-19.
“Hero Indian Super League (ISL) announces the postponement of the match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC scheduled to be played on Saturday at PJN Stadium, Fatorda,” ATKMB mentioned in an announcement.
“Each match is assessed on a number of factors including the ability of the clubs to field a team; the severity of COVID-19 breakout at the club(s); and the ability of the club personnel to safely prepare for and play the match.”
“The health and safety of all personnel in various “bubbles stays our precedence, and the League & golf equipment will proceed to watch the state of affairs and act accordingly.”
As many as 4 ATKMB gamers within the bio-secure bubble listed below are reported to be constructive because the Juan Ferrando-coached facet have been locked of their rooms for one week with out a single coaching session.
Gamers of different groups together with FC Goa, Bengaluru FC and Odisha FC additionally contracted the coronavirus, whereas SC East Bengal too remoted themselves after their resort employees contained in the bio bubble discovered constructive.
Fifth-placed ATKMB have 15 factors, 5 factors shy of leaders Kerala Blasters with two matches in arrears for the Mariners.
(Inputs from PTI)