The i-League, which celebrates its 10th anniversary, will hold the 2023 league every weekend, starting with the official opening match held at the Daegu Buk-gu Civil Stadium on the 20th (Sat).
Unlike existing youth competitions centered on professional players, the i-League is a league where anyone from preschoolers to elementary, middle and high school students can participate as club players, and has contributed to fostering youth who enjoy soccer.
In this year’s i-League, 1,200 teams and 14,000 players from 42 regions nationwide participate. This is a two-fold increase compared to the first year of inception. The number of matches per team has also increased, from the existing 6 rounds to 7 rounds last year and 8 rounds this year.
Games are divided by age and region, and are played mainly on weekends according to the regional league schedule. The game is played in groups of 4, 6, 8, or 11 players depending on age.
The kindergarten and elementary school games are operated with a 1-judge system with one referee, and the middle school and high school games are operated with a 2-judge system. The game time varies slightly from 10 minutes to 25 minutes in the first and second halves. In accordance with the purpose of the competition, a separate tournament to determine the winning team will not be held.
In addition,토스카지노 the Korea Football Association (KFA) created a new i-League 10th anniversary logo to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The newly created 10th anniversary logo is expressed in harmony with the image of the Korea Football Association’s core value ‘Moving Forward’.
The official opening game to be held on the 20th is the first round of elementary school in Buk-gu, Daegu. It will be broadcast live on the KFA YouTube channel and Afreeca TV i-League channel, and details can be found on thekfa_ileague, the association’s i-League SNS.