I-League 2019-2020 to begin on November 30

The I-League will begin on November 30, the AIFF League Committee confirmed on Friday. The official broadcaster will be confirmed within a week.

Chennai City FC is the defending I-League champion.   -  S. Siva Saravanan

I-League 2019-2020 will begin on November 30, the AIFF League Committee confirmed on Friday. The official broadcaster of the league will be confirmed within a week.

A maximum of three foreign players can be replaced by a club during the entire course of league, as decided in the Committee meeting. Furthermore, a maximum of eight officials will be allowed to sit on the bench during a match.

After the meeting between AIFF secretariat and Hero I-League clubs, the Under-22 player quota rule will be decided.

The committee reviewed submissions made by the state associations and has approved ten clubs which will undergo the Second Division League club licensing process.

The clubs are Bhawanipore FC, Mohammedan SC, Lonestar Kashmir FC, ARA FC, NGR Football Club Jammu, Kickstart FC Karnataka, FC Bengaluru United, FC Kerala, Garhwal FC and AU Rajasthan FC

Reserve teams of ATK, Jamshedpur FC, Bengaluru FC, Chennaiyin FC, FC Goa, Kerala Blasters FC, Mumbai City FC, Hyderabad FC, Punjab FC alongside a developmental team of AIFF will also participate in the Hero Second Division League 2019-20.

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