New Delhi. The Indian Football Players Association (FPAI), in support of East Bengal, on Friday appealed to immediately include the club in the top-tier Indian Super League (ISL). In a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das and Indian Super League (ISL) organizer Football Sports Development Ltd (FSDL), the association requested the concerned shareholders to resolve their differences quickly to resolve the matter. Set aside
FPAI Secretary General Cyrus Functionaler wrote in the letter, "In the Union we request you to include East Bengal in the ISL without hesitation or delay." He said, "The club has a rich history and is one of the oldest and prominent clubs that has a lot of fans which the sport needs in India to develop and carry it forward." "He wrote," Everyone in Indian football should join this team in ISL keeping aside their differences as its contribution to Indian football cannot be ignored. "FSDL made it clear in the meeting of club representatives a few days ago that they will play with 10 teams in the 20201-21 season and will not tender for the new team."