The New EFLI will consist of 24 teams playing a 14-game regular season schedule, 4 playoff games and a championship game. All players and coaches will be native Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans but representatives from U.S. franchises will be supporting the teams. All Games will be played in the fall due to the presence of the IPL during the spring and summer months. Each EFLI team will have 44 total players on the roster, with all players being required to have some playing time in regular season games. Each team will employ 8 coaches, including the head coach, an offensive and a defensive coordinator, 4 position coaches, and 1 special teams coordinator. Each team will also be assigned 8 football operations staff.
The Elite Football League of India (EFLI)
The Elite Football League of India (EFLI) is a professional american football league based in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It is hoped that the league will help spread the sport of american football to South Asia and developing the growing market there for professional sports.