No East Bengal or Mohun Bagan, costs rising and revenue dipping, I-League clubs hold out for shot at promotion in 2022.
The AIFF is likely to decide on the future of the ongoing I-League season in the first week of April, following consultations with the clubs.
Who were the top performers across the 11 teams in March?
Who are the favourites for a title challenge? Who is most likely to get relegated? Here is ESPN's primer on all 11 clubs.
Eight of 11 clubs have written to AIFF president Praful Patel requesting a meeting on February 20 to "seek answers" regarding the I-League's future.
Which teams run the danger of relegation? Could there be a surprise title contender? ESPN predicts the final league standings for the season ahead.
With four teams in contention for the title until the last kick, the I-League's final day was not short on drama on the final day. Here's a recap.
Five current and former footballers tell ESPN who among Minerva, NEROCA, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are most likely to win the I-League.
March 8 is the final day of the I-League season and four teams still have a mathematical chance of winning the title.
As things stands, four teams - NEROCA, Minerva, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan -- are in with a shot at the title. Who has the most favourable odds?
With two leagues running simultaneously, I-League will find it increasingly difficult to compete with ISL, but there's hope for younger players.
Defending champions Aizawl FC begin their title defence away to East Bengal, while the first Kolkata derby of the season will take place on Dec 2.