Some of them have won the ISL for their respective clubs.
Previously there was no restriction on the nationality of foreign players in the ISL. However, no agreement has been reached regarding the number of foreign players taking to the field.
Here’s all you need to know about ISL’s foreign players.
The Indian Super League has approved the foreign player rule that allows clubs to field a maximum of three foreign players and one player of Asian origin.
The cap on foreign players to a maximum four is in accordance with the Asian Football Confederation’s club competitions’ regulations, the league said.
India head coach Igor Stimac had in March expressed unhappiness at the number of foreign players featuring in a match in Indian Super League and I-League.
The names of the oldest foreign imports playing their trade in the ongoing season of the Indian Super League (ISL) have been revealed.
With the implementation of the "3+1" foreign player rule at the club level, India's national team setup could reap long-term benefits with the burgeoning of more local players.
As per the new regulation, an ISL club could sign maximum of six foreigners in the squad including a compulsory Asian origin player, with four foreigners on the field.
Organisers of the Indian Super League (ISL) are open to the idea of reduction in foreign players for next season, but that suggestion may have come too late for everyone to agree