ISL playoffs, final dates announced

ISL trophy
Six teams will advance to the knockout stage. File photo

New Delhi: The Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday announced the dates of the 2022-23 season's playoffs and final.

The playoffs will start on March 3 with the final being scheduled for March 18.


The playoffs will be played in a knockout and semifinal format. The top two teams at the end of the league stage will automatically qualify for the semifinals.

Teams finishing third to sixth will feature in a single-leg playoff to determine the other two semifinalists.


Mumbai City FC and Hyderabad FC have already qualified for the next round.



Knockout 1: March 3: No. 4 (Home team) vs No. 5 (Away Team)

Knockout 2: March 4: No. 3 (Home team) vs No. 6 (Away)

Semifinal 1: 1st leg: March 7: No. 1 (Home team) vs Winner of Knockout 1

Semifinal 2: 1st leg: March 9:  No. 2 (Home team) vs Winner of Knockout 2

Semifinal 1: 2nd leg: March 12: Winner of Knockout 1 (Home team) vs No. 1

Semifinal 2: 2nd leg: March 13: Winner of Knockout 2 (Home team) vs No. 2

Final: March 18

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