As Kerala lifts Santosh Trophy after 14 years, the roots can be traced to a football tournament unique to the state.
This was Kerala’s sixth Santosh Trophy title and first since 2004-05. Kerala had downed Punjab 3-2 with an extra time goal to win their last Santosh Trophy in October 2004.
Hailing from Jamshedpur, Tudu’s father worked as a labourer and played village football. It was watching his father play that Tudu would start playing too.
Under the agreement signed by MBBA president Chalrosanga and Zonet Director Vanneihtluanga, Zonet will invest Rs 20 lakh for the first five years to organize the Mizoram Super League.
Behind Mizoram’s clean sweep of the football national championship lies an extraordinary league, sustained efforts, and slow and steady progress.
Even the famous 1956 Melbourne Games team comprised of players who had earned their stripes in the Santosh Trophy.
However, the association led by cabinet minister Lal Thanzara, younger brother of CM Lal Thanhawla, has a grievance.
North eastern state claim maiden Santosh Trophy after pummeling Railways 3-0 in the final.
The second semifinal could be a battle of attrition in the middle of the park with both Railways and Maharashtra boasting of a strong midfield.
Eight-time champions Punjab scraped past Himachal Pradesh 2-1 in a Group B North Zone qualifying round match of 68th National Championships for Santosh Trophy.
The fact that the 67th edition of the Santosh Trophy is full of youngsters is actually a blessing in disguise,according to former India striker Mohammed Rafi.
While Punjab are likely to rely more on the aerial ball to help their tall strikers like Amandeep,Prem
The AFC B license Coach has conducted several AIFF D license courses all over the state.
Despite having made it to their third quarterfinal in as many years in the 2012 Santosh Trophy,Delhi didn’t get any time to celebrate.
Bengal retained the Santosh Trophy with a 2-1 victory over Manipur in the summit clash to win their 31st national title.