Aizawl FC, who became the champions in 2016-17, have struggled to maintain consistency afterwards. In 2017-18, they finsihed 5th, followed by a finish at 7th in 2018-19. Last season, at the time when the league had to come to a stop due to the pandemic, the club was languishing at the 10th spot trying hard to avoid relegation.
The players who will take to the field for them this time, seeking a reversal of that fortune, are as follows...
Defenders: Juuko Richard Kassaga, PC Laldinpuia, K Lalmalsawma, Lalthakima, Lalchungnunga, Lalfelkima, C Lalrosanga, Lalmawizuala, Vanlalzuidika
Midfielders: Alfred Jaryan, K Lalhmangaihkima, Peter Lalduhawma, Ramhlunchhunga, B Rohmingthanga, Lalengmawia, R Malsawmtluanga, Joseph Vanlalhruaia, David Laltlansanga, H Lalmuankima, Brandon Vanlalremdika
Forwards: Princewill Emeka Olariche, F Lalremsanga, Lalrammawia, David Lalhlansanga, MC Malsawmzuala, Lalliansanga
Aizawl will kick off their campaign on 9th January 2021, facing RoundGlass Punjab FC.