Under the latest regulations, Indian Super League clubs are required to apply for “ICLS Premier 1” license, which would grant them participation in all AFC Club Competitions (subject to qualification on sporting merit) and the Indian Super League. A total of 12 clubs applied for Premier 1 License for the 2023-24 club licensing process.
The results were communicated to all clubs on Thursday, May 18 evening by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
On receiving the news, Jamshedpur FC CEO Mukul Choudhari said, “We are very happy to have complied with all the AFC and AIFF criteria and we look forward to build the club with the best global practices year on year in conjunction with them. We thank AIFF and AFC for their wholehearted support.”
Club Licensing is an annual process of the AFC and AIFF to ensure global best practices are followed by all top professional football clubs across Asia.