MUMBAI: India is all set for another exciting season of Hero I-League. The league has won many hearts for over a decade and has been at the forefront of Indian football creating heroes. These heroes who have become household names will now feature on a whole new platform. Taking this legacy forward, Lex Sportel Vision Pvt.Ltd and Hero I-League has joined hands for the broadcast of the 2019-2 0season of Hero I-League which will kick-off on 30 November 2019.
The partnership also marks the first major venture for Lex Sportel into Indian football. To the advantage of the football fans in India all the matches will be broadcast LIVE on DSPORT in primetime slots which will be 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM IST.
“It has always been our endeavour to provide the best to all our fans. Keeping the requests of the clubs in mind, and with the support of our marketing partners FSDL, we are happy to get Lex Sportel on board as the broadcast partners for the 13thedition of the Hero I-League. I am confident the fans will have access to the best of Indian Football across multiple platforms. I wish all the clubs good luck,” AIFF general secretary Kushal Das in his statement said.
11 teams from across the country will clash swords over the period of the League to decide who will be crowned the ‘Champions of India’ and take home the coveted trophy.
“The Hero I - League isn’t just a league. It’s an emotion. It has few of the most passionate fan bases not just in the country and in the entire world. We are excited and proud to be a part of this journey,” Lex Sportel MD and CEO R.C. Venkateish commented on the acquisition.
The first match of the season will feature Aizawl FC who will lock horns with the Mariners - MohunBagan at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Aizawl on Nov 30th at 2:00PM IST.