Bengaluru, March 14: Tickets for Saturday's Indian Super League (ISL) final between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC will be available at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, the venue of the final, on Thursday, March 15, from 11 am. Football Sports Development Limited, the organisers of the ISL, will start the Box Office (manual) ticket sale for the season's grand finale.
"The tickets, priced between Rs 100 to Rs 700 will be made available on first-come-first-serve basis till stocks last at Gate G, Sree Kanteerava Stadium. A maximum of four tickets can be purchased by an individual on producing valid government approved photo identification card," a statement from ISL read.
Sunil Chhetri-led Bengaluru FC defeated FC Pune City 3-1 on aggregate to book a spot in the final in front of home fans. ISL season 2 champions Chennaiyin FC edged FC Goa 4-1 on aggregate on Tuesday to seal their place in Saturday's grand final, to be held at 8 pm at Sree Kanteerava Stadium.
The Sree Kanteerava Stadium has witnessed a maximum crowd of 25,373 people for the ISL league game between Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters. The second leg of the ISL semifinal between BFC and Pune also saw about 25,000 people flock to the stadium.
Although the stadium capacity is around 33,000, only 25,000 tickets will be made available for spectactors to conform to safety guidelines and maintain crowd discipline.
Tickets for the West Block A stand of the Kanteerava were sold out on bookmyshow.com during phase 1 of the sale.
A total of 21,924 people, a record then, flocked to the stadium for the league game between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC back in December 2017. Dhanpal Ganesh and Jeje Lalpekhlua, who struck in the ISL semifinal against FC Goa, were on target for Chennaiyin FC as they stunned BFC 2-1 at Kanteerava.
For those who cannot make the trip to Bengaluru, you can watch the ISL final on Star Sports 2 and Hotstar.