Finally the AIFF has released official dates for the 2018-19 Season of the I-League, known as Hero I-League. The Indian joint top division league will kick off on October 28 with defending champions Minerva Punjab FC taking on Goa’s Churchill Brothers who’ve been reinstated in the league after being relegated last season. Newly promoted Real Kashmir FC will feature this season, becoming the first club from the state of J&K to play in the top division.
|Aizawl||Aizawl, Mizoram||Rajiv Gandhi Stadium|
|Chennai City||Coimbatore, TN||JLN Stadium, Coimbatore|
|Churchill Brothers||Goa||Tilak Maidan Stadium|
|East Bengal||Kolkata, West Bengal||Salt Lake Stadium|
|Indian Arrows||Bhubaneswar, Odisha||Kalinga Stadium|
|Gokulam Kerala||Kozhikode, Kerala||EMS Stadium|
|Minerva Punjab||Panchkula, Chandigarh||Tau Devi Lal Stadium|
|Mohun Bagan||Kolkata, West Bengal||Salt Lake Stadium|
|NEROCA||Imphal, Manipur||Khuman Lampak Main Stadium|
|Real Kashmir||Srinagar, J&K||TRC Turf Ground|
|Shillong Lajong||Shillong, Meghalaya||JLN Stadium, Shillong|
110 matches will be played across the country in a span of 6 months. Unlike the ISL, the I-League will not have a season break during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in January where the Indian team will participate. The full list of fixtures is given below.
Click here: I-League 2018-19 for Full list of fixtures.
Star Sports network is the official broadcaster for the league and will broadcast all but few matches live on TV. Streaming will be made available for all matches.