In a bizarre move today, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) urged the Indian football fans to carry a high-power torchlight to watch evening matches of the upcoming I-league 2013-14.
This move comes after the heavy protests by the Indian football fraternity regarding the I League matches being held under the scorching sun at 2 pm. Last season a young Pailan Arrows player was literally brought back from the dead (Read the story) when he collapsed while playing under immense heat. All these incidents have forced the AIFF to schedule the I-league matches in the evening. This is where the problem arises.