I-League, also known as Hero I-League, is a professional football league in India for men. There are overall 11 teams that compete for the title every year between November and May. The current holder of the title is Gokulam Kerala FC and the team that holds the most titles is Dempo SC. Sofascore tracks live football scores and I-League table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 22/23 season, among the most popular teams in I-League for online searches are Gokulam Kerala FC, Churchill Brothers SC, Chennai City. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in India.
Competition format of I-League
The first edition of the I-League took place in 2007 when the first league winner was Dempo SC. The teams are placed in 9 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. Each team plays overall 80 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season. The top 1 team qualify for the AFC Cup main tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorers in the I-League 21/22 season were Willis Plaza, Pedro Manzi with 21 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 22/23 is 2.73 per game.
Team stadiums and attendance
The team with the largest stadium is East Bengal with the total capacity of 85,000. The highest attendance per game in the season I-League 21/22 was 64,867. This was during the match between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. The total attendance in I-League 21/22 season was 1,114,349. The average attendance per game was 10,223.
TV partners and official organization
The largest TV partners for I-League are 1Sports, Twentyfour News, Kolkata TV. The organization that is in charge of the league is All India Football Federation.
Top 8 important questions about I-League
#1 Which team in I-League has the most titles?
The team with the most titles in I-League is Dempo SC.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in I-League?
The current titleholder in I-League is Gokulam Kerala FC.
#3 What rank of competition is I-League in India?
I-League is the level 1 division in India.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in I-League?
Overall 22 rounds are played in I-League each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in I-League in 22/23?
The average number of goals in I-League is 2.73 per game in 22/23.
#6 Is there a playoff round in I-League after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in I-League.
#7 When does the I-League start and when does it finish?
The I-League usually starts in November and ends in May.
#8 How many groups are there in I-League competition?
The teams in I-League are placed in 9 groups.