Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Football League (HFL) has roped in former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia as mentor for the third season that is set to kick-off from November 26.

The former football star was in city for the first time and hoped to raise the craze for the game in the city. The league will end on January 27, 2018. The tournament, which has Rs 3lakh as prize money for winners and Rs 1.5 lakh for runners-up, will see 12 teams vying for the top honours over 135 matches.