Hero I-League

NEW DELHI: The talks involving stakeholders of Indian football and representatives from FIFA and AFC have reportedly confirmed the roadmap for Indian professional football signed on to in 2019. 

As per that, the promotion-relegation process from theI-League was supposed to kick in from the 2022-23 season onwards, while for the Indian Super league it was to be implemented from the 2024-25 season.

May 16, 2022 17:05
MUMBAI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has confirmed that the Hero I-League will have 12 teams next season and there will be no demotion from one season only. The AIFF plans to use the 2022-2023 season to have an extended home and away Hero Second Division League, and the second division winners will get promoted to the I-League from the 2023-24 season onwards.
Mar 24, 2022 05:03
NEW DELHI: Funatix Club announced that its Real Manager platform will become the official fantasy football partner of the Hero I-League in India. Financial terms and the partnership tenure were not disclosed. The partnership follows two recent regional deals with the Thai Football Association for the Thai League 1 and with the Football Association of Singapore for the Singapore Premier League.
Jan 05, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: Rajasthan United FC Wednesday issued a statement refuting a report that said the club is all set to withdraw from the ongoing I-League 2021-22 owing to a lack of funds.  Rajasthan United FC won the I-League qualifiers in October to qualify for the ongoing season (currently suspended) of the I-League.
Jan 03, 2022 12:01
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation League Committee will decide January 4-5 when to hold the Hero I-League 2021-22 matches that were scheduled for December 30-31, 2021. The I-League had been suspended following the increasing cases of the Delta and Omicron variants of the Coronavirus across the country.
Dec 20, 2021 20:12
NEW DELHI: The roadmap for the Hero Indian Super League, laid out September 2020, wherein relegation and promotion is to be introduced from the 2024-25 season, and leading up to that, the Hero I-League winners will get “direct slots” in the ISL from the 2023-2024 season, remains on track, All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das said on Monday.
Dec 20, 2021 19:12
NEW DELHI: The Hero I-League 2021-22, which is all set to kick off from December 26 in three venues in and around Kolkata, will have the widest geographical spread spread to date. The upcoming edition will feature 13 teams from 11 cities.   The Mohun Bagan ground in Kolkata, the picturesque Kalyani Stadium and the Naihati Stadium are the three venues that will host the latest edition of the I-League.
Sep 03, 2021 05:09
KOCHI: Afghanistan national midfielder Sharif Mukhammad, who had played a key role in Gokulam Kerala’s stunning triumph in the Hero I-League last season, will lead the side in the 2021-2022 season. Sharif, a player aside from the strife-torn country's better known cricketers to make a mark with Indian fans, scored four goals from 14 matches and also made 799 passes last season.
Aug 31, 2021 17:08
NEW DELHI: The Indian football domestic season is all set to get underway with the Hero I-League Qualifiers 2021, which is set to take place at the Bangalore Football Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka, from October. A total of 10 teams will represent as many states in the I-League qualifiers, from within a centrally organised bio bubble in Bengaluru.
Aug 24, 2021 18:08
NEW DELHI: Five Indian Super League teams and three I-League outfits will be among the 16 teams that have signed up for the 130th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament, which returns from a COVID-19 induced gap year and will be played in Kolkata at different venues from September 5 to October 3.
Jul 08, 2021 18:07
NEW DELHI: Sreenidi Deccan Football Club, the latest entrants into the Hero I-League this season, was launched on Wednesday in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at the occasion, Andhra Pradesh Sports Minister Shri M Srinivasa Rao remarked: “Mental and physical fitness is coming to Visakhapatnam in such a big way,” while also congratulating Sreenidi Deccan FC on the launch.