The schedule for the first 10 rounds of the competition were announced earlier today.

The new season of I-League 2020-21 is scheduled to start in a month’s time as the AIFF announced the fixtures on Tuesday morning. The season kicks off on 9th January 2021 with new entrants Sudeva FC taking on newly-promoted side Mohammedan SC at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium, with the match being scheduled for a 2.00pm kickoff.

The entire tournament will be played at only three venues – the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, Kishore Bharati Krirangan at Jadavpur and the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in Kalyani. Exciting clashes are in plenty in this new season; here are the timings, fixtures and venues for each team.

Mohammedan Sporting Club

The Kolkata giants recently gained promotion to the I-League this season after comfortably clinching the playoffs title in October. They have made some serious signings during the course of the transfer window and will be raring to keep their winning momentum intact in the I-League 2020-21 season as well.

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 9th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Churchill Brothers | 14th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 19th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 24th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Neroca FC | 3rd February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 8th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 14th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Aizawl fc vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 18th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Chennai City FC | 23rd February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC

Punjab FC of last season was taken over by Chandigarh-based corporates RoundGlass and are now rebranded as RoundGlass Punjab FC. The team narrowly ended up in the 3rd spot last season which had to be called off due to the global pandemic. This season, with the backing of new owners, they will be wishing to get their hands on the title once again.

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Aizawl FC | 9th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 14th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Churchill Brothers | 19th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 24th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 29th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

TRAU FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 4th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 9th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Chennai City FC | 13th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 18th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC

Real Kashmir have been impressive in their performances throughout their campaign in the I-League. They will be hoping to keep their gameplay intact this time too, but they’ll miss their home advantage.

Real Kashmir FC vs TRAU FC | 10th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Chennai City FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 15th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Real Kashmir FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 19th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 30th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs Indian Arrows | 4th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Churchill Brothers vs Real Kashmir FC | 8th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs Neroca FC | 13th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 18th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 23rd February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC

TRAU won the 2nd Division League in 2018-19 and last season became only the second Manipuri side to feature in the competition. They had a decent campaign last season and will be hoping to live up to the expectations of their fans this time too.

Real Kashmir FC vs TRAU FC | 10th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Neroca FC vs TRAU FC | 15th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 19th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Chennai City FC | 24th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs TRAU FC | 29th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 4th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Aizawl FC | 9th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 13th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Indian Arrows vs TRAU FC | 24th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC

Gokulam Kerala FC have had a decent outing since they were introduced to the league three years ago. Although they never finished in the top four in their short history, this time they’ll be looking to leave a mark in the league.

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Chennai City FC | 9th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 14th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 20th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Neroca FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 25th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 30th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 8th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

TRAU FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 13th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Indian Arrows | 19th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Sudeva FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 23rd February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

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Chennai City FC

The champions of 2018-19 did not live upto the expectations last season after they ended up at the 7th spot in the table. In the 2020-21 edition of I-League, however, they will be hoping to gain back their lost form with good performances.

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Chennai City FC | 9th january | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 15th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

TRAU FC vs Chennai City FC | 24th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Indian Arrows | 29th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Chennai City FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 3rd February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Neroca FC vs Chennai City FC | 8th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Chennai City FC | 13th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Churchill Brothers | 18th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Chennai City FC | 23rd February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Churchill Brothers

Two-time champions team Churchill Brothers have been historically a strong force in the league and have always been one of the favourites for the title. Although their position was 8th in the table last season, they had a game in their hand, a win which could have propelled them to the 2nd spot. With East Bengal and Mohun Bagan out, they are among the most decorated teams in the I-League 2020-21 season and will look forward to carrying on with their legacy as well.

Indian Arrows vs Churchill Brothers | 10th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Churchill Brothers | 14th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Churchill Brothers | 19th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 25th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs TRAU FC | 29th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs Aizawl FC | 3rd February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs Real Kashmir FC | 8th February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Churchill Brothers | 18th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Churchill Brothers vs Neroca FC | | 24th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Neroca FC

Neroca FC were the first team from Manipur to participate in the I-League. They didn’t have a season to remember last time and will be hoping to turn their fortunes this time.

Neroca FC vs TRAU FC | 15th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows vs Neroca FC | 20th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Neroca FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 25th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Neroca FC vs Aizawl FC | 30th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Neroca FC | 3rd February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Neroca FC vs Chennai City FC | 8th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs Neroca FC | 13th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Neroca FC | 19th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Churchill Brothers vs Neroca FC | | 24th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Aizawl FC

Aizawl FC will be looking to redeem themselves after a disappointing campaign last season, after they narrowly missed out on relegation, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The rejuvenated side from Mizoram will be coming with all their guns blazing to overcome the sorrows of last season.

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Aizawl fc | 9th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Aizawl FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 20th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Aizawl FC vs Indian Arrows | 24th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Neroca FC vs Aizawl FC | 30th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Churchill Brothers vs Aizawl FC | 3rd February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

TRAU FC vs Aizawl FC | 9th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 14th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Aizawl fc vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 18th February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Real Kashmir FC | 23rd February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Sudeva Delhi FC

The new entrants will try to get off to a memorable start to their journey in the I-League as they take on the legendary Mohammedan Sporting club in their opening encounter of the 2020-21 season. The club is very optimistic with their new bunch of players whom they’ve signed for the league.

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 9th January | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Indian Arrows | 14th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 19th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Churchill Brothers vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 25th January | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Stadium

RoundGlass Punjab FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 29th January| 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 3rd February | 2.00pm | Salt Lake Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Sudeva Delhi FC | 14th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Neroca FC | 19th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Sudeva FC vs Gokulam Kerala FC | 23rd February | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows

The developmental side of AIFF is instrumental in providing the young players valuable game time in the league and also to prepare themselves for various challenges. Although they have U-17 and U-19 players, they have always given tough competition to the other senior teams in the competition.

Indian Arrows vs Churchill Brothers | 10th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Indian Arrows | 14th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows vs Neroca FC | 20th January | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Aizawl FC vs Indian Arrows | 24th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Chennai City FC vs Indian Arrows | 29th January | 4.00pm | Kalyani stadium

Real Kashmir FC vs Indian Arrows | 4th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Indian Arrows vs RoundGlass Punjab FC | 9th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Indian Arrows vs Mohammedan Sporting Club | 14th February | 4.00pm | Kishore Bharati Krirangan

Gokulam Kerala FC vs Indian Arrows | 19th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

Indian Arrows vs TRAU FC | 24th February | 7.00pm | Kalyani Stadium

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