The AIFF president said the ISL can't remain a closed league, and will need to introduce promotion and relegation.
The AIFF has also asked the AFC to send a 'high-leavel' delegation to create suitable roadmap for Indian football.
While accepting AIFF's two-league proposal, the I-league clubs tabled additional demands in 10-point 'Roadmap for league football in India'
The AIFF chief said he wants I-League and ISL to co-exist for another 2-3 seasons, but said the arrangement can't be permanent.
AIFF are 'contract-bound' as per their 2010 agreement with FSDL to make the ISL the country's top league, a top source told ESPN.
Fijian international and 2018-19 A-league MVP Roy Krishna joined ATK from Wellington Phoenix
Indian Super League side ATK have signed the A-League's best player, Roy Krishna, from Wellington Phoenix on a one-year deal.
Sunil Chhetri has promised that the Indian players will be patient and fully back new coach Igor Stimac to implement his philosophy on the team.
Gharami has been handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti-Doping Agency after he tested positive for prednisone.
What can India learn from the the U.S. and China in order to create a successful and popular unified league?
What do these teams want? What is the AIFF's stance? What next? ESPN has you covered.
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Even though Sunil Chhetri has won seven trophies in his career, he considers Sunday's victory over FC Goa in the ISL final to be "right up there".
It was supposed to be a game between the two best ball-playing sides in the country. For large parts of 117 minutes, that wasn't the case.
Rahul Bheke scored the winner in the 117th minute for Bengaluru after Goa lost Ahmed Jahouh to a red card in extra time.
Lobera and Cuadrat's shared education shone through in the similar messages they delivered ahead of Sunday's final.
The absence of an AFC slot coupled with uncertainty over I-League's future, Super Cup risks becoming completely relevant.
BFC CEO Parth Jindal talks about the financial struggles of ISL clubs, the future roadmap for I-League and need for transparency.
The ISL final between BFC and Goa will be a clash of similar philosophies and different personalities.
BFC CEO Parth Jindal said the quality of football would not be affected by the venue, ISL's smallest, but the atmosphere certainly would.
A narrow 1-0 win was not enough for a desperate Mumbai City FC who were knocked out by FC Goa 5-2 on aggregate
For 72 minutes, nothing seemed to be going right for Bengaluru FC. But once the league leaders clicked into gear, the outcome was inevitable.