Mohammedan SC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, ARA FC and Garhwal FC are collaborating within the I-League Qualifiers.
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The a lot awaited 2020-21 version of the I-League is scheduled to be performed later this yr in December 2020. However, the favored soccer league needed to bear a significant overhaul as a result of coronavirus pandemic halting the ultimate spherical of the second division league matches. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) determined to chop brief the format and re-introduced it as I-League Qualifiers 2020.
The winner of the mini event might be promoted to the upcoming 2020-21 I-League, which might be performed in a brand new shortened format from October 8-19, 2020.
The 5 groups which have certified are Mohammedan SC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, Ahmedabad Racquet Academy Football Club (ARA FC) and Garhwal FC.
I-League Qualifiers 2020 format
Instead of the same old format the place groups needed to play twice towards different groups, the renewed format might be divided in two phases. The event might be carried out in a round-robin format, with 5 groups vying for a single spot within the I-league. Each group will play towards one another as soon as. All the qualifying matches might be held at two venues – the Vivekananda Yuba Bharathi Krirangan in Kolkata and the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in Kalyani, West Bengal. The league might be held totally in West Bengal as a result of Covid-19 pandemic scenario.
I-League Qualifiers 2020 Fixtures
The first qualifier sport between Bhawanipore FC and Bangalore United will kick off at 12:30 pm, IST on October 9, 2020. The second sport between Mohammedan SC and Gharwal FC might be performed at 4:30pm IST.
The timings stay the identical for the remainder of the matches each day. However, on the ultimate day, each the video games will begin at 2pm IST.
The full set of fixtures:
I-League Qualifiers 2020 fixtures telecast
As per an official announcement by All India Football Federation, the event might be telecast by Lex Sports Vision Private Limited on 1Sports.
“The five-camera set-up for the matches will ensure a good viewing experience for the fans,” AIFF League’s CEO Sundar Dhar mentioned. The matches may even be streamed stay on 1Sports Facebook web page”, he added.
I-League Qualifiers previous winners
Winning the second division league in 2018-19, Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) was the final group to safe a promotion to the I-League. They carried out nicely within the earlier season as a newly promoted membership by ending sixth within the league. East Bengal was positioned second with solely a degree separating each.