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ATK Mohun Bagan, Odisha FC’s ISL match postponed after player tests COVID positive

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New Delhi:  The Indian Super League match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Odisha FC, scheduled for Saturday evening, was 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.

“Indian Super League 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 ISL said in a statement.

“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 league will look to reschedule the fixture to a later date, the statement added.

The ISL will work 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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