MUMBAI: The Hero MotoCorp Indian Super League (ISL) will on 21 August have its central player draft pool where 49 international players will be picked up by the eight franchises.
The comprehensive list released earlier has both experienced and upcoming talent from around the globe. The 49 international players represent a number of countries like Spain, France, Czech Republic, Brazil, Portugal, Colombia, South Korea, Argentina, Canada, Serbia, Senegal, Burkina Faso, England, Greece and Cameroon.
The League promoted by IMG-Reliance, Star Sports and AIFF has a total of 56 international players, of which 49 will be picked through the international player draft which will be held tomorrow. The other seven have already been contracted by four franchises: Delhi Dynamos FC, Pune City FC, NorthEast United FC and Atletico de Kolkata. Teams have the provision of signing a maximum of two international players on their own.
Earlier, the high octane domestic player draft which was held on 22-23 July saw Rs 24 crore being spent by teams for purchasing the players of their choice.