Pointers from the AIFF League Committee Meeting held via video conferencing today. The meeting was chaired by Subrata Dutta, Senior Vice President, AIFF and Chairman, League Committee.
- AIFF and State Associations will conduct the leagues at a single venue adhering to the COVID-specific SOP laid out by the league department.
- The duration of the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League will be looked into to ensure the safety of players. The Chinese Super League for example which is a nine-month league has been condensed into a shorter format.
- The Minister of Sports, Government of West Bengal has assured requisite permissions will be granted to organise 2nd Division League qualifiers, and subsequently the 2020-21 I-League. As a result, the league committee has decided to grant the hosting rights to IFA, Kolkata. The schedule will be announced once guidelines from the central government are issued.
- Additionally, the committee has granted an extension till September 30, 2020 for submission of all relevant documents for academies which have applied for AIFF Academy Accreditation.