Ever since its inception, The Salt Lake Stadium has primarily been hosting football matches. Some of India's renowned football clubs like Mohun Bagan, East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting are all based in Kolkata. Important football matches both at the local and national level are regularly hosted at this awesome stadium.
The huge size of the Salt Lake stadium will overwhelm you, along with the state-of-the-art technology, seating arrangements, to the electronic scoreboard and lighting, the latest technological gadgets have been used making it one of the finest stadiums in Asia.
The Kolkata football league is a collection of regional and national tournaments set up by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). The championships are divided and organized into 9 levels, the first 3 are framed in the area of professionalism, while the remaining 6 are amateur in nature. The National Professional Football League organizes and directs the major league, while the National Professional League organizes and directs the series.
AIFF oversees the conduct of the League, the lowest professional tournament. The total workforce in excess of three leagues has a total of 102 companies, making the sector the largest of the professional world. The various amateur championships in nature are organized by the National League, whose most important league, is the fourth level of football and the entrance door towards professionalism.
Every team deals with all the other teams in the group membership twice, once at their own field home game, one at the opposite camp away game with a performance that is called round robin. You assign three points to the team that wins a game, one point to each team for a draw and zero to the losing team.
The final classification is made according to the following criteria, arranged in the following order of importance points gained in the overall standings; points scored in head to head; goal difference in head to head; goal difference in the overall standings; greater number of goals scored in the overall standings; draw.