INDIAN FOOTBALL: The Club Licensing Committee of the HERO I-LEAGUE met at the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Headquarters Football House on Tuesday, November 08, 2016 in the Capital to grant AFC and National License to some of the I-League clubs.
The Chairman of I-League Dr G.S. Mungali along with Mr. Sunando Dhar and Mr. Jeet Parikh were present at the Club Licensing Committee meeting.
The committee decided to grant JSW BENGALURU FC, the only Indian club in the Indian football history to play AFC Championship final with both AFC and National License and the committee granted JSW Bengaluru FC Pvt. Ltd. both AFC and National License for the season 2016-17 for fulfilling all mandatory Grade A Criteria of the Indian Club Licensing Regulations 2016-17.
And the Club Licensing Committee of the Hero I-League also decided that DSK Shivajians Football Club Pvt. Ltd., Sporting Clube de Goa Pvt. Ltd., Shillong Lajong Football Club Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai Football Club Pvt. Ltd., United MOHUN BAGAN Football Team Pvt. Ltd. and KINGFISHER EAST BENGAL Football Team Pvt. Ltd. be granted with National License only.