Chennai, Jan. 11 -- Chennaiyin FC 'B' will open its I-League Second Division campaign against southern rivals Kerala Blasters FC Reserves on January 14 at the Panampilly Ground in Kochi.

CFC 'B', which is making its second consecutive appearance in the second tier of Indian football, is pitted against Bengalurus Ozona FC and South United FC and Fateh Hyderabad AFC apart from Kerala Blasters Reserves in Group B.

The ties will be played on a home-away basis with CFC contesting their home games at the SSN College ground here, a press release said.

Under the tutelage of Sameer Shaikh, a former Youth Development Coach at DSK Shivajians, CFC 'B' players have been training in Goa over the last three weeks.

The team also played Goa Pro League...