The AIFF league Committee met on Friday and decided that the Women’s league is an integral part of the footballing season in India. The Committee stated that the Women’s league will be hosted prior to May 2021.
Subrata Dutta, senior vice president of AIFF and chairman of the League Committee chaired the virtual meeting. The rules will be deliberated upon in due course because of the pandemic situation currently.
A decision on Futsal Championship also taken
“However, the Committee also felt that owing to the pandemic situation the rules for participation need to be relaxed for teams wishing to participate in the Hero Indian Women’s League 2020-21,” the AIFF said in a release.
“The League has already initiated talks with State Associations, who are interested to host the 2020-21 edition.” The Committee also decided to host the Hero 2nd Division League in a central venue in April/May 2021.
The AIFF Committee also dwelled upon the Club Futsal Championship, which was scheduled to be held in 2020. The Committee felt that the championship can ideally be held sometime in June or July.
The Committee unanimously set a deadline till June 2021 for interested State Associations to conduct their Futsal Leagues. The champions would be granted an entry into the AIFF Club Futsal Championship. Along with State associations the League will also invite participation from all Indian Super League and I- League clubs to the championship.