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  • AIFF Treasurer Kipa Ajay, General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran and President Kalyan Chaubey Vision 2047
    AIFF launches Vision 2047 – the Indian Football Strategic Map (2023-2047)
    The Away End Media Desk, 8th January 2023
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Indian Women’s League (IWL)
Founded: 2016
Confederation: AFC (Asia)
Number of teams: 12
Level on Pyramid: 1
International Cup(s):
AFC Women’s Club Championship
Current Champions:
Gokulam Kerala FC (2021-22)
Previous Winners:
Gokulam Kerala FC (2019-20), Sethu FC (2018-19)

Indian Women's League (IWL) Table

1Gokulam Kerala FC1111006646233
2Sethu FC1110014263630
3Kickstart FC119023382527
4Odisha Sports1162334161820
5Indian Arrows116142591619
6SSB Women FC115152922716
7PIFA Colaba114251725-814
8ARA FC114161826-813
9Sirvodem SC113171336-2310
10Odisha Police11209938-296
11Hans Women’s FC111010750-433
12Mata Rukmani FC111010760-533

Indian Women's League (IWL) Qualifiers Table

ARA FC (Q)3300927324
Young Welfare Club (YWC)32016945
Guwahati City FC30121014-14
Golazo CF30121015-15

Indian Women's League (IWL) Fixtures & Results

15 April 2022PIFA Colaba1-3Kickstart FCCapital Ground
15 April 2022SSB Women FC6-2Hans Women’s FCBattalion Ground
15 April 2022Indian Arrows4-0Sirvodem SCKalinga Stadium
16 April 2022Odisha Police0-12Gokulam Kerala FCCapital Ground
16 April 2022Sethu FC6-1Mata Rukmani FCBattalion Ground
16 April 2022ARA FC1-3Odisha SportsKalinga Stadium
19 April 2022Hans Women’s FC0-6PIFA ColabaCapital Ground
19 April 2022Odisha Sports0-0Indian ArrowsBattalion Ground
19 April 2022Gokulam Kerala FC2-0SSB Women FCKalinga Stadium
20 April 2022Sirvodem SC0-7Kickstart FCCapital Ground
20 April 2022Mata Rukmani FC0-1Odisha PoliceBattalion Ground
20 April 2022Sethu FC3-0ARA FCKalinga Stadium
23 April 2022Hans Women’s FC0-9Gokulam Kerala FCCapital Ground
23 April 2022PIFA Colaba0-0Sirvodem SCBattalion Ground
23 April 2022Kickstart FC1-0Odisha SportsKalinga Stadium
24 April 2022SSB Women FC7-1Mata Rukmani FCCapital Ground
24 April 2022Odisha Police1-3ARA FCBattalion Ground
24 April 2022Indian Arrows0-3Sethu FCKalinga Stadium
27 April 2022Odisha Police0-4Indian ArrowsCapital Ground
27 April 2022Odisha Sports9-1Sirvodem SCBattalion Ground
27 April 2022Mata Rukmani FC3-2Hans Women’s FCKalinga Stadium
28 April 2022Sethu FC2-1Kickstart FCCapital Ground
28 April 2022ARA FC2-3SSB Women FCBattalion Ground
28 April 2022Gokulam Kerala FC6-1PIFA ColabaKalinga Stadium
1 May 2022Gokulam Kerala FC8-0Mata Rukmani FCCapital Ground
1 May 2022SSB Women FC0-2Indian ArrowsBattalion Ground
1 May 2022PIFA Colaba0-3Odisha SportsKalinga Stadium
2 May 2022Hans Women’s FC0-3ARA FCCapital Ground
2 May 2022Kickstart FC2-0Odisha PoliceBattalion Ground
2 May 2022Sirvodem SC0-5Sethu FCKalinga Stadium
5 May 2022Sethu FC4-0Odisha SportsCapital Ground
5 May 2022Mata Rukmani FC1-3PIFA ColabaBattalion Ground
5 May 2022ARA FC0-8Gokulam Kerala FCKalinga Stadium
6 May 2022Odisha Police2-1Sirvodem SCCapital Ground
6 May 2022Indian Arrows2-0Hans Women’s FCBattalion Ground
6 May 2022SSB Women FC0-1Kickstart FCKalinga Stadium
8 May 2022PIFA Colaba1-4Sethu FCBattalion Ground
8 May 2022Mata Rukmani FC0-4ARA FCCapital Ground
8 May 2022Odisha Sports4-1Odisha PoliceKalinga Stadium
9 May 2022Sirvodem SC2-1SSB Women FCBattalion Ground
9 May 2022Gokulam Kerala FC2-1Indian ArrowsCapital Ground
9 May 2022Hans Women’s FC0-4Kickstart FCKalinga Stadium
13 May 2022ARA FC1-1PIFA ColabaCapital Ground
13 May 2022Odisha Police0-3Sethu FCBattalion Ground
13 May 2022Indian Arrows8-0Mata Rukmani FCKalinga Stadium
14 May 2022Kickstart FC0-5Gokulam Kerala FCCapital Ground
14 May 2022SSB Women FC1-1Odisha SportsBattalion Ground
14 May 2022Hans Women’s FC0-4Sirvodem SCKalinga Stadium
17 May 2022ARA FC1-3Indian ArrowsCapital Ground
17 May 2022Gokulam Kerala FC4-0Sirvodem SCBattalion Ground
17 May 2022Sethu FC6-0SSB Women FCKalinga Stadium
18 May 2022Mata Rukmani FC0-10Kickstart FCCapital Ground
18 May 2022Odisha Sports6-0Hans Women’s FCBattalion Ground
18 May 2022PIFA Colaba1-0Odisha PoliceKalinga Stadium
21 May 2022SSB Women FC5-2Odisha PoliceKalinga Stadium
21 May 2022Indian Arrows1-2PIFA ColabaCapital Ground
21 May 2022Kickstart FC3-0ARA FCBattalion Ground
22 May 2022Gokulam Kerala FC7-1Odisha SportsKalinga Stadium
22 May 2022Hans Women’s FC0-5Sethu FCCapital Ground
22 May 2022Sirvodem SC4-1Mata Rukmani FCBattalion Ground
25 May 2022Odisha Police2-3Hans Women’s FCCapital Ground
25 May 2022ARA FC3-1Sirvodem SCBattalion Ground
25 May 2022PIFA Colaba1-6SSB Women FCKalinga Stadium
26 May 2022Mata Rukmani FC0-7Odisha SportsCapital Ground
26 May 2022Indian Arrows0-1Kickstart FCBattalion Ground
26 May 2022Sethu FC1-3Gokulam Kerala FCKalinga Stadium

Indian Women's League (IWL) Qualifiers Fixtures & Results

April 1 2022leagueGuwahati City FC0-12ARA FCDr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi
April 1 2022leagueGolazo CF0-4Young Welfare Club (YWC)Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi
April 3 2022leagueARA FC11-0Golazo CFDr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi
April 3 2022leagueYoung Welfare Club (YWC)2-0Guwahati City FCDr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi
April 5 2022leagueGuwahati City FC0-0Golazo CFDr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi
April 5 2022leagueARA FC4-3Young Welfare Club (YWC)Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi

AIFF launches Vision 2047 – the Indian Football Strategic Map (2023-2047)08-Jan-23The Away End Media DeskThe AIFF has unveiled its strategic roadmap for Indian Football – Vision 2047 – with an aim for India to emerge as a powerhouse in Asia by 2047.
AIFF League Committee Meeting: Format for IWL 2022-23 & I-League 2 announced17-Dec-22The Away End Media DeskFormat for IWL 2022-23 and I-League 2 finalised in the the AIFF League Committee meeting held on Friday, December 16, 2022.
AIFF Women’s Football Committee Meeting chaired by Valanka Alemao09-Dec-22The Away End Media DeskThe AIFF Women’s Football Committee meeting was chaired by Valanka Natasha Alemao and held over video conferencing on December 8, 2022.
The story of Dangmei Grace’s success in Uzbekistan with PFC Sevinch Karshi27-Nov-22The Away End Media DeskThe remarkable Dangmei Grace won the IWL in May with Gokulam Kerala FC and the Uzbekistan Women’s League and Cup later this year with PFC Sevinch Karshi.
I-League 2022-23 to be broadcast on Eurosport, DD Sports & streamed on Discovery+05-Nov-22The Away End Media DeskI-League 2022-23 to be broadcast streamed on Discovery network; IWL 2022-23 with 18 teams to start on January 15, 2023.
Lalnghinglova Hmar chairs AIFF League Committee meet27-Sep-22The Away End Media DeskThe AIFF League Committee meeting was held at the Football House in New Delhi on September 27, 2022, and was chaired by Lalnghinglova Hmar.
Kerala Blasters FC announces the launch of Senior Women’s Team26-Jul-22The Away End Media DeskKerala Blasters FC have launched their Women’s Team; the squad will participate in the upcoming Kerala Women’s League with an aim to qualify for the IWL.
Manisha Kalyan to join Cypriot-based Apollon Ladies FC on a two-year contract05-Jul-22NehalIndian international and forward Manisha Kalyan has penned a two-year contract with Cypriot Champions Apollon Ladies FC.
Indian international Dangmei Grace to join Uzbekistan club FC Nasaf for their domestic season02-Jul-22NehalIndian international and forward/winger Dangmei Grace will join Uzbekistan club FC Nasaf for their domestic season which is scheduled to start in the middle of June.
IWL 2021-22: Gokulam Kerala FC come from behind to clinch second successive title27-May-22The Away End Media DeskGokulam Kerala FC registered a resounding 3-1 comeback win over Sethu FC on the final day of the IWL 2021-22 season to clinch the trophy.
IWL 2021-22, April 20: Kickstart FC, Sethu FC pick up easy wins, Odisha Police edge out Mata Rukmani21-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskIWL 2021-22, April 20: Kickstart FC and Sethu FC score a flurry of goals to pick up wins, Odisha Police edge out Mata Rukmani FC.
IWL 2021-22, April 16: Gokulam Kerala FC, Sethu FC dominate, Odisha Sports dispatch ARA FC17-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskIWL 2021-22, April 16: Sethu FC and Gokulam Kerala FC registered huge wins while Odisha Sports dispatched ARA FC 3-1.
IWL 2021-22, April 15: Kickstart FC, SSB Women FC, Indian Arrows register wins on opening day16-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskKarnataka’s Kickstart FC, West Bengal’s SSB Women FC and debutantes Indian Arrows picked up big wins on the opening day of the 2021-22 IWL.
IWL 2021-22 fixtures are out; streaming/telecast details announced as well09-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskThe 2021-22 season of the Indian Women’s League (IWL) will start on April 15 with PIFA taking on Kickstart FC while SSB Women FC are up against Hans Women’s FC.
IWL Qualifiers: ARA FC top the table to qualify for the Indian Women’s League 2021-2205-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskIWL Qualifiers 2021-22: ARA FC defeated YWC 4-3 in their their final qualifier to book a spot in the Indian Women’s League 2021-22.
Indian Women’s League (IWL) 2021-22 will kick off in Bhubaneswar on April 15 2022 with 12 teams25-Mar-22The Away End Media DeskIWL 2021-22 will start on April 15 in Bhubaneswar and will see 12 teams taking part including a developmental team and a qualifier team.
Indian Women’s Football Team midfielder Yumnam Kamala Devi announces her retirement02-Feb-22NehalIndian Women’s Football Team midfielder Yumnam Kamala Devi has announced her retirement following India’s withdrawal from the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022.
Indian Women’s League (IWL) to start in March 2022; I-League 2021-22 will have relegation12-Dec-21The Away End Media DeskThe Indian Women’s League (IWL) will start in March 2022 with 12 teams; I-League 2021-22 will have relegation and 2nd Division League will resume as normal from 2022-23.
Bala Devi, Manisha Kalyan named winners of annual AIFF Awards20-Jul-21The Away End Media DeskBala Devi is AIFF Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21 and Manisha Kalyan won the AIFF Women’s Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21.
Gokulam Kerala FC to play in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2020-21; IWL 5 postponed15-Jul-21The Away End Media Desk2019-20 IWL Winners Gokulam Kerala FC will represent India in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2020-21; IWL 5 has been postponed.
AIFF announces season dates, registration period and CRS fee waiver for clubs and academies02-Jun-21The Away End Media DeskAIFF announces season dates, registration period and CRS fee waiver for clubs and academies for the 2021-22 season.
Indian club to compete in AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 Pilot Tournament04-May-21The Away End Media DeskAn Indian club is set to feature in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
Gokulam Kerala FC are the Indian Women’s League [IWL] 2019-20 Champions14-Feb-20NehalA riveting final which saw KRYPHSA FC cut down Gokulam’s two goal lead only to be undone by a late winner by the inimitable Sabitra Bhandari!
AIFF League Committee Meeting, February 11th 2020, New Delhi11-Feb-20NehalAIFF League Committee Meeting: Possible corporate teams in i-League, two teams might be promoted to I-League from 2nd Div, foreign nationals in Hero Elite League, 2nd Division Indian Women’s League discussed
Rangers Women’s FC sign Ngangom Bala Devi on an 18 month deal30-Jan-20NehalRangers FC have announced the signing of Indian international Ngangom Bala Devi on an 18 month deal subject to international clearance here in Glasgow on Wednesday.
Sethu FC and KRYPHSA FC register wins on the opening day of the Indian Women’s League 2019-2025-Jan-20NehalDefending champions Sethu FC and Manipuri side KRYPHSA FC won their Group A fixtures comfortably on the opening day of the Hero Indian Women’s League 2019-20.
Indian Women’s League (IWL) to start on January 24th10-Jan-20NehalThe fourth edition of the Hero Indian Women’s League will commence on the 24th of January at the Bangalore Football Stadium in the city of Bangalore.
Indian Women’s League 2018-19 Final: Manipur Police SC vs Sethu FC: All Things Considered23-May-19NehalSethu FC rallied from a goal behind and produced a second half performance for the ages to beat Manipur Police in the 2018-19 Indian Women’s League final.
Indian Women’s League 2018-19 to commence on May 5th13-Apr-19NehalThe third edition of the Indian Women’s League will kick off on May 5th in Ludhiana, Punjab.

Indian Women’s League (IWL) 2021-22

Live Streams, Highlights are available on Indian Football’s YouTube channel. Eurosport will telecast the event.

The IWL Qualifiers 2021-22 will be held between April 1 and 5. After the round robin stage between the four sides, the top side will qualify for the IWL 2021-22.

The Indian Women’s League 2022 will kick-off  tentatively on April 15 and will be played up until May in Bhubaneswar and is being held after a two-year gap.

12 teams will compete including a developmental U-20 Indian Arrows side.

The teams will play each other in a single-legged round robin format and the table-topper will be declared winner of the league.

Indian Women’s League (IWL) 2020-21

This edition has been cancelled.

UPDATE, April 6, 2021

Indian Women’s League (IWL) 2020-21 scheduled to start on April 21 in Odisha postponed due to rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

UPDATE, April 4, 2021

Indian Women’s League Playoffs in Delhi Postponed Due to Rising Covid-19 Cases

Indian Women’s League 2020-21 Qualifiers will be held between 7th and 14th April 2021 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi.

Indian Women's League (IWL) 2020-21 Qualifiers Schedule Fixtures

Fifth edition of the Indian Women’s League (IWL) will kick-off on April 21, 2021

Indian Women’s League: IWL 2020-21 to be hosted in Odisha

Indian Women’s League (IWL) 2019-20

Live Stream

Group Matches will be kick-off at 12 and 3PM at the Bangalore Football Stadium, Ashoknagar, Bengaluru.


Sabitra Bhandari, Gokulam Kerala FC, 19 GOALS

Sandhiya, Sethu FC, 13 GOALS

Ratanbala Devi, KRYPHSA FC, 10 GOALS

Yumnam Kamala Devi, Gokulam Kerala FC, 8 GOALS

Soumya Guguloth, Kenkre FC, 7 GOALS


Most Valuable Player (MVP): Ratanbala Devi

Highest Scorer: Sabitra Bhandari

Best Goalkeeper: Linthoingambi Devi

Emerging Player of the Tournament: Manisha

Indian Football: All Things Considered