I-League kicks off from Nov 26

New Delhi: The fourth edition of I-League will kick off from November 26 without the country`s top players with a match between holders Dempo and former champions Churchill Brothers in Goa.

This edition will see 14 teams competing, including a Delhi-based side AIFF XI. HAL and ONGC were promoted from second division.

Other matches on the opening day will be played between East Bengal and ONGC in Kolkata, HAL and JCT in Bangalore and Mumbai FC and Air India in Mumbai.

The match dates for final round will be announced later.