Growing up in the UAE, Sahal had to settle for playing five-a-side football in parking lots. Today, the 22-year-old midfielder is living the dream.
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The defending champions had a season to forget, while NorthEast have had one to remember. ESPN presents the ISL story, in 10 words.
Chennaiyin FC have signed CK Vineeth and winger Halicharan Narzary from Kerala Blasters on loan till the end of the ongoing ISL season.
The ISL is back after a five-week break, with a number of high-profile clashes. ESPN has you covered.
Indian centre-back Anas Edathodika has announced his retirement from international football a day after India's exit from the Asian Cup
Kerala Blasters part ways with David James after a disappointing run of results under the stewardship of the Englishman.
Round 3 of our rankings sees the arrival of four new faces but there is no change at the very top.
Strong, fast and hard working, Balwant Singh could give national coach Stephen Constantine a selection headache ahead of the Asian Cup finals.
After a mini-break, the Indian Super League is back, with several blockbuster matches in store. Here is ESPN's definitive guide for the week ahead.
The distinct managerial approaches of Carles Cuadrat and John Gregory mean tonight's game will again be about possession vs attrition.
With most ISL clubs finally embracing the idea of signing the right players for the right price, ESPN picks out the best (new) names.
Anas Edathodika on what it means to be part of a Kerala club and how the team can play a small role in the post-floods healing process in the state.
Some have entertained, while some have faltered. Some have got close, but only two have claimed the prize. ESPN presents the ISL story, in 10 words.
All eyes are on the new edition of the Indian Super League, but how well do you know the league?
What are five things you would want to see happen this ISL season? Here's ESPN's wish-list.
Sachin Tendulkar has parted ways with ISL team Kerala Blasters after selling off his stake in the franchise before the start of the season.
Dimitar Berbatov did not hide his poor opinion of him but Kerala Blasters have announced David James as head coach till the ISL's 2020-21 season.
Kerala Blasters kept Bengaluru FC in check for 90 minutes before two goals in injury time brought a disappointing end to their ISL campaign.
With Chennaiyin's berth assured, Goa, Kerala and Jamshedpur are in contention for the final playoffs spot. Here are the various possibilities.
ESPN brings you all the highs and lows from the past week of ISL matches.
ESPN brings you all the highlights from the week gone by in ISL4.
Jerry's goal, scored in 22 seconds, paved the way for Jamshedpur's 2-1 victory against Kerala, only their third win of the season.
It was another dramatic week in the ISL as the out-of-form Delhi Dynamos registered their first win in almost two months against Bengaluru FC.
What's been the story of the ISL at the half-way stage? Here's a quick look at what's gone down so far.
Kerala Blasters' Mark Sifneos scored the 100th goal of the ongoing ISL season. Here's a breakdown of the league's latest century.