The Indian Super League (ISL) bubble has been breached as an ATK Mohun Bagan player tested positive for coronavirus, the league announced on Saturday. The omicron variant has been wrecking havoc all over the country in the past few weeks and it has entered the ISL bubble in Goa as well. ATK Mohun Bagan were supposed to play match No. 53 against Odisha FC on Saturday, January 8 at the Fatorda Stadium. The league announced that the match has been postponed and they will look to reschedule the fixture to a later date.
“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 work closely with the medical experts to monitor and ensure the safety of all the players and support staff in the squad and others involved,” the statement from ISL read.
This is the first time in two years that the ISL bubble has had a Covid-19 case after the league began. Last season, they had a few cases before the start of the league but none while the season was ongoing.