Mizoram Premier League

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Mizoram Premier League
Mizoram Premier League Logo 2012.jpg
Country  India
Founded 2012
Number of teams 8
Levels on pyramid 3
Current champions Mizoram Police
2012 Mizoram Football League

The Mizoram Premier League (Also known as the Mahindra 2 Wheelers Mizoram Premier League for sponsorship reasons[1]) is the highest state-level association football league in Mizoram, India.[2] On a national scale this league would be considered the 3rd tier of Indian Football. The competition is conducted by the Mizoram Football Association, the official football body of Mizoram.[2]

Structure[edit]

For the 2012 season the Mizoram Premier League will have 8 clubs. The four clubs that qualify for the MPL automatically are Dinthar FC, Luangmual, FC Kulikawn, and Mizoram FC. [3] The other 4 teams will be decided via a playoff that started on 13 July 2012 between 8 teams. [3] The top 4 teams from the play-off shall qualify for the MPL which will start in September 2012.[3]

The winner of the league shall receive INR 5 lakh. [2]

Venue[edit]

The Main Venue where the matches will be held will be Rajiv Gandhi Stadium Mualpui and Lammual

Media Coverage[edit]

On 14 June 2012 it was announced that the Mizoram Football Association had signed a five-year INR 1.25 crore deal with ZONET Cable TV Pvt. Ltd.[2] The deal was signed by Mizoram Football Association president, Lal Thanzara, while Zonet Cable TV Director R.K. Lianzuala signed for Zonet.[2] The deal between the MFA and Zonet is one of the most lucrative sports deals in the North East of India.[2]

MPL Clubs 2012[edit]

Club Play-off position
Aizawl 1st
Chanmari 3rd
Dinthar N/A
FC Kulikawn N/A
Luangmual N/A
Mizoram N/A
RS Annexe 4th
Reitlang 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE - 2012". Kolkatafootballs. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Das, Amlan. "AGREEMENT SIGNED FOR MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE". Barefoot Magazine. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "The Start of Mizoram Premier League Play Off". Inkhel. Retrieved 21 July 2012.