Indian Women's League to start from Sunday

Indian Womens League to start from Sunday

New Delhi: The third season of the Indian Women's League (IWL) is all set to kick-off from May 5 (Sunday) at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana, Punjab. In the opening match, defending champions Rising Student's club will take on Gokulam Kerala FC. A total of 12 teams will participate in the league, they are divided in two groups of six each. Rising Student's Club is in the group I along with Gokulam, FC Alakhpura, Hans Women Football Club, Central SSB Women Football Club and Panjim Footballers.

On the other hand, group II consists of Manipur Police, Sethu FC Bangalore United FC, SAI-STC Cuttack, FC Kolhapur City, and Baroda Football Academy. "Women's football in our country is going through an exciting phase. We have seen the Indian Women's Team produce some great results at the International front," All India Football Federation General (AIFF) Secretary Kushal Das said in a statement. "We are sure to see the rise of more talented players in the third season of the Hero Indian Women's League. I would like to thank the Punjab Football Association for their support in hosting the IWL, and wish the participating clubs all the best for the tournament in Ludhiana," he further added.

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