I-League's Second Division League begins today

The twelve teams in the tournament are split into three groups. And each group consists 12 matches. Two clubs from each group will proceed to the national finals, where each team will play against other on a home-away basis.

Fateh Hyderabad AFC will take on debutant Pride Sports as I-league's Second Division League starts today at the Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad.

The twelve teams in the tournament are split into three groups. And each group consists 12 matches.

Two clubs from each group will proceed to the national finals, where each team will play against other on a home-away basis.

Real Kashmir FC (Jammu & Kashmir), Sudeva Moonlight FC (Delhi), Ozone FC Bengaluru (Bengaluru) and Pride Sports (Madhya Pradesh) are all set to make their debut in the Second Division League this season.

Sunando Dhar, CEO of I-League said the Second Division League will be "a step forward towards taking Indian Football to every nook and cranny of the country."

"Twelve teams bustling in Second Divison League indicates nothing but the enthusiasm and positivity amongst the clubs to emboss their names in the national football ecosystem and it rightly indicates that we're heading towards the right direction," said Dhar.



The Groups

Group A: Sudeva Moonlight FC, Real Kashmir FC, Lonestar Kashmir FC, Delhi United FC

Group B: Hindustan FC, Southern Samity, Neroca FC, Mohammedan Sporting

Group C: Ozone FC Bengaluru, Pride Sports, Fateh Hyderabad FC, Kenkre Sports