AFC approved the ISL, terming it “temporary short-term solution”

Vastavam web:  The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today approved the Indian Super League to be played alongside the I-League in 2017 and 2018, terming it a “temporary short-term bridging solution”. Following a recommendation from All Indian Football Federation (AIFF), the sport’s Asian governing body today gave green light. Therefore, the AFC Committee approved that the I-League champions will play in the AFC Champions League Play-off round and the ISL Champions will play in the AFC Cup preliminary stage as long as all clubs adhere to the AFC rules and regulations, particularly club licensing, from 2018.