Written bySayak Basu ·
There has been heavy snowfall in Kashmir for the past few days which has proved to be a bane for I-League matches.
Real Kashmir have themselves announced the postponement of their East Bengal match.
On Friday, the Kashmiri outfit posted pictures of their completely snow-covered turf in Srinagar, announcing that the scheduled match cannot be played at the venue.
The match would have been a vital one for both teams, as EB would've liked to gain some momentum having two matches in hand.
Kashmir could've solidified their position at the top with a win.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:— Quess East Bengal FC (@eastbengalfc) February 8, 2019
Due to bad weather and pitch condition in Srinagar, our next match vs Kashmir FC on 10th February has been called off.
New date of the match will be announced later.#ILeague #LoveEastBengal
Kashmir has been experiencing heavy snowfall in the past few days, which has been declared as the heaviest of the season.
Two people have died while 10 went missing due to the extreme weather conditions and avalanches in Kashmir.
All flights have been canceled and a landslide has forced a road closure as well.
Most places in Kashmir are suffering from electricity shortage.
All flights have been canceled till February 13, and it is unlikely that the Gokulam team will be able to leave Kashmir before that.
A senior officer of the club said they are still waiting for a confirmation.
The match between Gokulam and Kashmir on Wednesday was played amidst heavy rainfall and snow.
In the extreme weather condition, it became almost impossible for the southerners to compete, and the hosts Real Kashmir ended up winning the match with a scoreline of 1-0.
Kashmir are currently second on the league table with 32 points from 16 matches.
URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT— Real Kashmir FC (@realkashmirfc) February 8, 2019
Due to a snowed in TRC Astro Turf in Srinagar, our next match against @eastbengalfc scheduled for 10th February 2019 has been called off.
New date will be announced soon.@JKSportsCouncil @ILeagueOfficial pic.twitter.com/e90k2339kd
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