The ISL 2021-22 season kicks off in Goa on November 19 with Blasters taking on ATK Mohun Bagan.
Des Buckingham, from A-League Champions Melbourne City FC, will be the new head coach and will join Mumbai City ahead of ISL 2021-22 season on a two-year contract.
After his tweet goes viral, the goalkeeper urged the Twitterati to show similar support for the Indian men's football team.
To celebrate the 1973 triumph and to honour the veteran players, 1973 will be written on the nape of the jerseys.
The tournament will be held behind close doors at three stadiums in Goa until March, 2022.
Seityasen Singh and Sanjeev Stalin found the target for Blasters.
Blasters begin their campaign against Indian Navy in Kolkata on September 11.
The striker joins Blasters on loan from Agentine side Club Atlético Platense until June 30, 2022.
Sreekuttan, Subha Ghosh and Ayush Adhikari were the goal-scorers for Blasters, while Bujair Valiyattu, Shafnad and Adarsh found the target for United.
The 26-year-old center-back from Delhi brings in a wealth of experience as he has featured in both the Indian Super League and I-League.