Hero I-League 2017 - 18 Launched By The Stars of Indian Football
The 11th edition of Hero I-League - India´s top football league, was officially launched at a glittering ceremony today at National Capital. This marks the beginning of yet another scintillating season of enthralling league football in the country. The Hero I-League kicks off on November 25, 2017, and culminates on March 6, 2018.
The Hero I-League is set to provide more excitement and inspiring action this year with the addition of three new teams from three different states. The three new additions are - Gokulam Kerala FC from Calicut, Neroca FC from Imphal, Manipur and Indian Arrows from Delhi. With their individual football cultures and heritage, these teams will significantly enhance the reach of the league in the country.
The 11th edition will also be rewarding for the players with significant prize money at stake for the top teams - Winners (Rs 1 Crore), Runners-Up (Rs 60 Lakh), Third Place (Rs 40 Lakhs) and Fourth Place (Rs 25 Lakhs).
This edition will witness the country´s elite football league returning to the National Capital, with the AIFF developmental team, Indian Arrows, making a comeback. The India U-17 team head coach Luis Norton De Matos of Portugal would be their head coach. The team is a mix of India U-17 and India U-19 team players.
The 11th edition of Hero I-league officially launched today , the opening match will kick off on 25th November.