The Calcutta Football League (CFL)
The Calcutta Football League (CFL) is a men’s professional football league in West Bengal, India. It is the top football league in the state. It has a league system where several football clubs of the Indian city of Kolkata (previously Calcutta) participate. Indian Football Association (IFA) conducts the CFL with 157 clubs and units, mostly based in kolkata. There are about 8,500 directly registered players of the IFA who participate in the CFL.