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. The other 4 teams will be decided via a playoff that started on 13 July 2012 between 8 teams. The top 4 teams from the play-off shall qualify for the MPL which will start in September 2012.
On 14 June 2012 it was announced that the Mizoram Football Association had signed a five-year ₹ 1.25 crore deal with ZONET Cable TV Pvt. Ltd. The deal was signed by Mizoram Football Association president Lal Thanzara, while Zonet Cable TV Director R.K. Lianzuala(of Bethlehem Veng) signed for Zonet. The deal between the MFA and Zonet is one of the most lucrative sports deals in the North East of India.