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AIFF Unveils Indian Football Calendar for 2024-25 Season

The All India Football Federation has revealed the complete schedule for major competitions in the 2024-2025 season. The new season will kick off in July 2024 and will conclude in May 2025. 

Let’s have a closer look at next season’s calendar. 

Indian Football Calendar for 2024-25 Season (All you need to know)

Key Highlights

Key Highlights of AIFF’s Unveiled Indian Football Calendar for 2024-25 Season:

  1. Season Duration: July 2024 to May 2025.
  2. Durand Cup: Kicks off the season from July 26 to August 31, 2024.
  3. AIFF Youth Leagues: Extended nine-month window for U-13, U-15, and U-17 categories from September 2024 to May 2025.
  4. Simultaneous Leagues: Indian Super League (ISL), I-League, and Super Cup to run concurrently.
  5. Indian Womenโ€™s League (IWL): Six-month window from October 25, 2024, to April 30, 2025, promoting women’s football development.

Overview 

The 2024-25 season will kick off in July 2024 with the Durand Cup following a similar pattern to the previous season. 

In addition to the commencement of the 2024-25 football season, the AIFF has outlined a nine-month window for AIFF Youth Leagues across U-13, U-15, and U-17 categories. 

This extended period aims to facilitate the development of young players, providing them with ample opportunities to play and improve throughout the year. More details about this are awaited. 

AIFF has also announced that the Indian Super League, I-League, and the Super Cup will run simultaneously in the 2024-25 season. 

There is also a piece of positive news for Women’s football in India as the Indian Womenโ€™s League (IWL) is set to have a six-month window. The prolonged duration of the league is expected to benefit Indian women footballers, ensuring they stay in top form and enhance their overall gameplay.

Competitions:

Durand Cup 

Durand Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in India and it will kick off the 2024-25 season in India. The 2024-25 Durand Cup will commence on July 26, 2024, and will run until August 31, 2024. 

Indian Super League (ISL)

The 2024-25 season of the Indian Super League (ISL), is scheduled to commence on September 14, 2024, following the conclusion of the 2024 Durand Cup and will conclude on April 30, 2025.ย 

The Indian Super League will run parallel to the 2024-25 editions of the I-League and the Indian Womenโ€™s League.

I-League 

The I-League is the second division of Indian Football. The 2024-25 I-League will start on October 19, 2024, and conclude on April 30, 2025. 

Super Cup

The Super Cup is the premier cup competition in Indian Football and it will run concurrently with the Indian Super League and the I-League and is set to begin on October 1, 2024.

Indian Womenโ€™s League (IWL) 

The Prolonged Indian Womenโ€™s League is scheduled to last for six months, beginning on October 25, 2024, and concluding on April 30, 2025.

Complete Indian Football 2024-25 Calendar: 

Competition Duration 
Durand Cup July 26 โ€“ August 31, 2024.
I-League 3August 1 โ€“ September 30, 2024.
AIFF Youth Leagues (U13/U15/U17)September 1, 2024 โ€“ May 31, 2025.
Indian Super LeagueSeptember 14, 2024 โ€“ April 30, 2025.
I-LeagueOctober 19, 2024 โ€“ April 30, 2025.
Indian Womenโ€™s LeagueOctober 25, 2024 โ€“ April 30, 2025.
IWL 2January 25 โ€“ April 30, 2025.
I-League 2January 15 โ€“ April 30, 2025.
Super CupOctober 1, 2024 โ€“ May 15, 2025.

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