MIZORAM: The sixth edition of the Mizoram Premier League, the top flight in Mizoram football, will be commencing from the 31st of this month. The MPL Board and representatives of MPL clubs had a meeting today at Tourist Lodge in Chaltlang regarding the upcoming season.
MPL six will have 8 teams as in recent seasons, teams will face each other twice in the course of the league with the top four teams earning a place in the semi-finals. The semi-finals will be a double-leg tie.
As it was done last season, this season’s edition of the MPL will also have a round of matches played outside Aizawl. Last year Champhai had hosted a round of MPL 5 matches.
MPL 6 Kickoff will be held on the 25th of August. There will be a briefing for clubs and players in the programme.
Meanwhile, the Under 18 teams of MPL clubs will start their league in the month of October. Players born after January 1, 1999 will be eligible to play in the tournament.
Teams will face each other once in the league with the top four earning semi-final spots. Registration for this league will start from September 1-15.