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Country: India 🇮🇳

Country Clubs: India 🇮🇳

Name: I-League

Sponsor Name: Hero I-League

formerly: Nestlé I-League 2018/2019, Airtel I-League 2013/2014, ONGC I-League 2007/2011

Level: 2nd

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The I-League used to be the highest tier league in the Indian football system. However, the new franchise-based league, the Indian Super League (ISL), was officially launched on 21 October 2013. Initially, the AFC recognised the ISL as a tournament rather than a league. However, the ISL was granted official recognition by the AFC in 2017, resulting in two top divisions in India from 2017/18. Both divisions were identified for the KA Football League Global Rating as ‘the one league’ and achieved the same score in subsequent seasons. The Indian football clubs have agreed to collaborate on a league roadmap. Additionally, a fully implemented promotion and relegation system will be in place for the top league by no later than the 2024-25 season, and the two parallel leagues will be abolished. According to this roadmap, the Indian Super League (ISL) will become the premier league competition in Indian football starting from the 2019-20 season. As a result, the Indian Super League will be the only top-tier league in the country starting from the 2022-23 season. The I-League has lost its top-tier status, although the champion of the league will have a chance to be promoted to the ISL without paying a participation fee. As a result of losing its top league status in the country, the I-League was automatically downgraded and moved from the National Grade to the Local Grade, which is the lowest subclass of the Elementary Class, starting from the 2022/2023 season. The Local Grade has one collective spot for all divisions in this subclass. The global ranking of the I-League will not be presented until it returns to at least the Regional Grade.

the KA Football Leagues Global Rating

Open 2022 place 96 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary / DMN_0,400_0

2021/2022 place 105 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary / DMN_0,454_0

Open 2021 place 104 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary / DMN_0,467_0

2020/2021 – place 105 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary / DMN_0.467_0

Open 2020 – place 63 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Secondary ⌘ / DMS_0,467_0

2019/2020 – place 66 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Secondary ⌘ / DMS_0.436_0

2018/2019 – place 66 / Tier: Domestic / Class: Secondary ⌘ / DMS_0,415_0

2017/2018 – place 84/ Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary  / DME_0,467_0

2016/2017 place 78/ Tier: Domestic / Class: Elementary  / DME_0,467_0

In the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 seasons, there was no separate classification for Elementary Class. All leagues in this class were classified in one aggregate position.