Cyclone Asani: Indian Women’s League Matches At Bhubaneswar Rescheduled; Check Details
Bhubaneswar: The organizers of Indian Women’s League, which is being held at Bhubaneswar, have rescheduled upcoming fixtures.
Odisha is on high alert for Cyclone Asani, which is likely to hit the state on May 10. Hence, the Round 7 matches of Women’s League, scheduled for May 9 and 10, will now be held on May 8 and 9, respectively.
The change in dates was announced following discussions between the league’s local organizing committee and representatives of 12 participating clubs.
“As the entire eastern coast of the country is preparing for the cyclone, we have decided to take a safety-first approach to reschedule the matches that were to take place in Round 7 of the Hero IWL. While we want to move forward with the league at all times, the safety of the teams and of those working around them comes first in our view,” AIFF stated.
May 8 — Mata Rukmani FC vs ARA FC (Capital ground, 3.30 pm); PIFA Sports FC vs Sethu FC (7th Battalion ground, 3.30 pm); Sports Odisha vs Odisha Police (Kalinga Stadium, 7.30 pm).
May 9 — Gokulam Kerala FC vs Indian Arrows (Capital ground, 3.30 pm); Sirvodem SC vs SSB Women FC (7th Battalion ground, 3.30 pm); Hans Women FC vs Kickstart FC (Kalinga Stadium, 7.30 pm).