‘Bihar Soccer League’ to be marshaled by Shirish Sports


Shirish Sports is preparing to organize a football league, named the “Bihar Soccer League“. This will happen to be the foremost professional football league of Bihar. Shirish sports will join hands with the Bihar Football association to arrange this ISL-esque league tournament in the state.

The tournament will kick off on November 14 and continue till Boxing Day, December 26. The league will happily welcome around 16 teams taking part in the contest. The participating sides will form two groups each. Following the league stage, there will be playoffs. The playoffs will occur between the top teams of each group. The tournament duration will be 45 days. Spanning four different cities, 60 matches will be played.

Motihari, Patna, Muzzafarpur, and another city (Begusarai or Samastipur, unconfirmed) will host the whole tournament. All set venues will see the scheduled matches take place. Participating teams will need to register themselves. Price of the registration would amount to around Rs. 10,000. The team that emerges on top at the end will receive Rs. 1,00,000.

Bihar Soccer League – First of its kind

Clubs can list and sign up to 30 players to fill in their squad. For the starting XI, they are to have three foreign players, five Indian players, and three players from Bihar itself. Registry under FIFA transfer rules is a prerequisite for foreign players.

The squad list, along with the transfer rules, have to be deposited with the Bihar Football Association. The deadline given to clubs for registering their squad is 25th October. The Bihar Football Association will be accepting the registration fee.

Arjun Awardee Boxer Akhil Kumar assists and advance football. The Bihar Soccer League has declared Akhil Kumar as a Goodwill Ambassador.

Shirish Sports has taken a fantastic initiate to have this one-of-a-kind football tournament in Bihar. Football is not a sport Bihar is known for. Bihar has given a number of football players that have played for the Indian team.

To name, an Indian national team player and current Kerala Blasters FC wing-back, Nishu Kumar, is one such player who hails from Muzzafarnagar.

The tournament has an objective to become far-reaching and better in the coming years. We hope that the Bihar Soccer League opens a new horizon to football and especially the Indian football setup.

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