2016–17 Indian Women's League season
|Champions||Eastern Sporting Union|
|Goals scored||183 (5.38 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Sanju Yadav (Alakhpura)|
Kamala Devi (Eastern Sporting Union)
2017–18 →All statistics correct as of 14 February 2017.
The 2016–17 Indian Women's League season was the first season of the Indian Women's League, a women's football league in India. The season was scheduled to kick off with the preliminary rounds on 17 October 2016 in which the top two teams from the two groups qualified for the league proper. In the final round four teams from qualifier joined by two direct entry teams. Eastern Sporting Union won the title in the inaugural season.
|Group A||State||Group B||State|
|Alakhpura||Harayana||Eastern Sporting Union||Manipur|
|Rising Student||Odisha||Sudeva Moonlight F.C.||Delhi|
|Royal Wahingdoh F.C.||Meghalaya||Uttar Pradesh F.C.||Uttar Pradesh|
|1||Rising Student||5||4||0||1||20||3||+17||12||Semi Final|
|2||Eastern Sporting Union||5||4||0||1||15||4||+11||12|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored; 6) drawing of lots
|Team 1||Score||Team 2|
|Rising Student||2–0||FC Pune City|
|Eastern Sporting Union||4–1||Alakhpura|
|Eastern Sporting Union||3–0||Rising Student|
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- "Eastern Sporting Union and Rising Student FC makes it to the Final round of the Indian Women's League 2017". The All India Football Federation. 27 October 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
- "AIFF launches professional league for women footballers". Outlook India. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.