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Santosh Trophy Finale to be Hosted by King Fahd International Stadium

  • Publish date: Friday، 10 February 2023
Santosh Trophy Finale to be Hosted by King Fahd International Stadium

The 76th National Football Championship for the Hero Santosh Trophy will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, between March 1 and March 4. This would be the first time that the semi-finals and final have ever been held overseas.

AIFF Secretary General Shaji Prabhakaran informed that the semi-finals and finals of the Hero Santosh Trophy will take place at the famous King Fahd International Stadium, according to a decision made at a meeting between the AIFF and the Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) earlier on Thursday.

Santosh Trophy Finale to be Hosted by King Fahd International Stadium

Dr. Prabhakaran said, "This is a great moment for Indian Football, as the four states that make it to the semifinals will get to fight for the Santosh Trophy title in Saudi Arabia. I would like to convey my sincere thanks to the SAFF for all their help and cooperation in helping us achieve this vision of taking the Hero Santosh Trophy to a next level." 

“The Santosh Trophy is central to our plans in the development of football across India, as we look to improve the conditions for all our State FAs to make bigger contributions in taking Indian football forward," he added.

The schedule for the football matches will be revealed at a later date.

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