The staying 28 matches of the I-League football rivalry were dropped because of the across the country lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus and Mohun Bagan would be formally proclaimed the hero. The I League council took this choice on Saturday. The I-League board met by means of video meeting, and prescribed to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Executive Committee not to restart the I-League because of the across the nation lockdown. Lockdown is in power until 3 May.
Tolerating the proposal of the I-League Committee for the AIFF Executive Committee will be only a custom. As indicated by the AIFF proclamation, The council prescribed that the 2019-20 meeting be considered to end. Mohun Bagan ought to be proclaimed the Hero I League Champion for the 2019-20 season as he bested the flow table in the suspended Hero I League on 14 March 2020.
Mohun Bagan had won the title before the finish of four rounds, with 39 focuses from 16 matches before the suspended I League on March 14, after its official order. East Bengal, Minerwa Punjab (23–23 focuses from both 16 matches) and Real Kashmir (22 focuses from 15 matches) were seeking second spot. The I-League board of trustees stated, Mohun Bagan had 39 focuses, because of which his distinction of focuses from some other group was a lot higher, regardless of whether the matches were played, he would have stayed ahead.
The board of trustees likewise prescribed not to consign any group in this meeting, which involves alleviation for Aizawl FC and Neroka FC. The panel additionally prescribed the wiping out of different youth classes.