AIFF Media Team

New Delhi, Monday, April 6: After an intensely-fought zonal round, the Hero Sub Junior League will now enter its playoff phase where five teams will have the opportunity to enter the final round. The matches will be held in Utorda, Goa and will see six teams compete in two groups of three each.

Group A will see Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools, FF Academy and J&K State Academy lock horns while Baroda Football Academy, Parappur FC and Youth Soccer Academy will face off in Group B, with the first round of fixtures taking place on Tuesday.

The winner and runner-up of the two groups along with the best third-placed team, out of both the groups will qualify for the final round, for which 11 teams have already sealed qualification.

The fixtures are as follows:


May 7 – FF Academy vs Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (8 am)
May 9 – Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools vs J&K State Academy (4.30 pm)
May 11 – J&K State Academy vs FF Academy (8 am)


May 7 – Parappur FC vs Baroda Football Academy (4.30 pm)
May 9 – Baroda Football Academy vs Youth Soccer Academy (8 am)
May 11 – Youth Soccer Academy vs Parappur FC (4.30 pm)