Last season, I-League clubs were allowed to register six foreigners but only four, including one Asian, were allowed on the match-day squad.
In letters to AIFF, Gianni Infantino expressed his "sincerest and heartfelt condolences" to the Indian football fraternity, and also the families of the bereaved.
The second-round matches of the I-League will be played across three venues in Kolkata -- Kalyani Municipal Stadium, Naihati Stadium and Mohun Bagan Ground.
The All India Football Federation got a new president in former footballer Kalyan Chaubey on September 2 after he defeated ex-India captain Bhaichung Bhutia 33-1.
Sunando Dhar has been appointed by the Committee of Administrators after secretary Kushal Das went on leave on medical grounds.
On Monday, the Supreme Court modified its earlier orders to facilitate the revocation of the suspension and the holding of the Under-17 Women's World Cup in India.