I-League

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I-League
Country  India
Confederation AFC
Founded 2007
Level 1
Number of teams 14
Relegation to I-League 2nd Division
Domestic cup Federation Cup
International cup AFC Cup
Current champions Dempo (2011–12)
Most successful club Dempo (3)

The I-League is an association football league which is the top division in India.[1]

History[change | change source]

The league was established in 2007.

Clubs in the 2012-13 season[change | change source]

Team City State Home venue Capacity
Air India Mumbai Maharashtra Cooperage Ground 5,000
Churchill Brothers Margao Goa Fatorda Stadium 27,300
Dempo Panjim Goa Fatorda Stadium 27,300
East Bengal Kolkata West Bengal Salt Lake Stadium 120,000
Mohun Bagan Kolkata West Bengal Salt Lake Stadium 120,000
Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra Cooperage Ground 5,000
ONGC Mumbai Maharashtra Cooperage Ground 5,000
Pailan Arrows Kolkata West Bengal Salt Lake Stadium 120,000
Prayag United Kolkata West Bengal Salt Lake Stadium 120,000
Pune Pune Maharashtra Balewadi Sports Complex 20,000
Salgaocar Vasco da Gama Goa Fatorda Stadium 27,300
Shillong Lajong Shillong Meghalaya Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 30,000
Sporting Clube de Goa Panjim Goa Fatorda Stadium 27,300
United Sikkim Sikkim Gangtok Paljor Stadium 25,000

Champions[change | change source]

Season Champions Runner-up
2007–08 Dempo Churchill Brothers
2008–09 Churchill Brothers Mohun Bagan
2009–10 Dempo Churchill Brothers
2010–11 Salgaocar East Bengal
2011–12 Dempo East Bengal

References[change | change source]

  1. Soccerway.com, I-League; retrieved 2012-7-9.