Kolkata, February 3, 2021: Good news for football lovers! In an official order released today, the Government of West Bengal decided to allow the opening up of stadia and sports complexes with full capacity for outdoor sports events. The covid protocols as laid down by the Government of India has to be strictly followed, the State Government stressed.
Reacting to this development, IFA-WB Honorar Secretary Joydeep Mukherjee said: “I feel spectators returning to stadia is a positive sign. But I League is an AIFF tournament and so whatever decision the AIFF takes will be supported by the IFA. We, however, must ensure that Covid protocols are strictly adhered to.”