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Indian football: ISL and I-League to co-exist for another three years

The I-League and Indian Super League (ISL) are set to co-exist for another three years, with winners of each league handed a continental spot, Goal understands.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) represented by General Secretary Dato Windsor John and Executive Director of AFC Competitions Shin Man Gil recently met All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel and General Secretary Kushal Das and discussed the possible roadmap for Indian football.

The AFC have reportedly decided to give the Indian Super League (ISL) champions the AFC Champions League (ACL) qualifying slot and the I-League champions the AFC Cup play-off slot, as per AIFF Executive Committee's recommendation.