2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Schedule: This article explores the details of the 2023-24 Santosh Trophy location in Fatorda, Goa, providing insights into groupings, participating teams, match schedules, fixtures, and explains how Arunachal Pradesh secured a direct route to the final.
Group-A Qualified Teams For Knockout Stage
The two qualified teams from Group A Santosh Trophy 2024 for knockout stage are:
- Goa team qualified as the top performer in Group A with 10 points.
- Kerala team finished second in Group A and qualified as one of the three best second-placed performer.
Following their successful qualification from the group stage, Goa and Kerala have obtained a place in the Santosh Trophy final round alongside 10 other teams, making it 12. They have been placed to Group A for the draw of the final round, set to take place between February 21 and March 9, 2024.
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Schedule
The All India Football Federation has selected Fatorda, Goa, as the host for Group A matches during the 77th Men’s National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy, which will run from October 09 to October 17, 2023, with two matches daily at Fatorda’s JLN Stadium.
Group A comprises 6 teams:
- Jammu and Kashmir
- Arunachal Pradesh.
The first Group A match kicks off on October 9th at 9:00 am between Jammu & Kashmir Team and Gujarat Team, followed by Chhattisgarh vs. Goa at 16:00 on the same day.
Why is Arunachal Pradesh not participating in 2024 Santosh Trophy Group Stage?
Notably, Arunachal Pradesh, being the host for the final rounds of the Santosh Trophy 2023-24, along with the last edition’s champion Karnataka and runner-up Meghalaya, will bypass the group stage matches and proceed directly to the knockout stage. This reduces the number of teams in Group A from 6 to 5, resulting in just 10 matches.
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Fixtures
Association: Goa Football Association
Venue: JLN Stadium, Fatorda
Table below will show the 2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Schedule Fixtures and 2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Results.
Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Fixtures | Group A
|1||9 Oct||09:00||Jammu & Kashmir vs Gujarat||1-2|
|2||9 Oct||16:00||Chhattisgarh vs Goa||0-1|
|3||11 Oct||09:00||Gujarat vs Kerala||0-3|
|4||11 Oct||16:00||Jammu & Kashmir vs Chhattisgarh||1-0|
|5||13 Oct||09:00||Kerala vs Jammu & Kashmir||6-1|
|6||13 Oct||16:00||Goa vs Gujarat||1-1|
|7||15 Oct||09:00||Chhattisgarh vs Kerala||0-3|
|8||15 Oct||16:00||Goa vs Jammu & Kashmir||2-1|
|9||17 Oct||09:00||Gujarat vs Chhattisgarh||4-0|
|10||17 Oct||16:00||Kerala vs Goa||0-1|
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Group-A Teams with Squads
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fatorda Goa Schedule Teams with their squad to be updated as soon its release.
Santosh Trophy Kerala Team 2023 Player List
- Kerala Santosh Trophy Squad consist of Head Coach: Satheevan Balan.
- Goalkeepers: Muhammed Azhar, Sidharth Rajeevan, and Muhammed Nishad P P.
- Defenders: Sarath K P, Mohammed Salim, Sujith V R, Shinu R, Nithin Madhu, Sanju G (VC), and Belgin Bolster.
- Midfielders: Bijesh T B, Akbar Sidhique, Rashid M, Nijo Gilbert (C), Riswan Ali E K, Abdul Rahim, Jithin G, and Arjun V.
- Strikers: Muhammed Ashiq, Sajeesh E, Junain K, and Naresh B.
Santosh Trophy Goa Team 2023 Player List
- Goalkeepers: Antonio Dylan Da Silva, Sanij Bugde, Ozen Silva
- Defenders: Saiesh Bagkar, Joel Colaco, Joywin Carneiro, Joseph Clemente, Clive Miranda, Deeshank Kunkalikar, Umang Gaikwad
- Midfielders: Vinay Harji, Vellington Fernandes, Dattaraj Goankar, Bryson Pereira, Necio Fernandes, Jobern Cardozo, Selwyn Miranda, Chaitan Komarpant, Leewan Castanha
- Forwards: Lloyd Cardozo, Clencio Pinto, Trijoy Dias
- Head Coach: Derrick Pereira
Santosh Trophy Chhattisgarh Team 2023 Player List
Santosh Trophy Chhattisgarh Team Squad- Naveen Nayak, Shaswat Dixit, Suryaditya Sathe, Chintamani Singh, Ramesh Kumar Nureti, Mehatar Korrm, Abhay Kumar Yadav, MD Ayaan, Lokesh Kumar Nishad, B Gaurav, Amit Nag, Surshing Nureti, Pranav Mandavi, Praveen Kumar Netam, Deshant Nagendra, Tikeshwar Dhruv, Suman Gupta, Suresh Kumar Dhruw, Pankaj Gawade, Robby Satyaraju, Pawan Kumar Magraj, Jayram Wadde
Santosh Trophy Gujarat Team 2023 Player List
Santosh Trophy Gujarat Squad list: Shubham Chauhan, Anirudhsinh Thakor, Brajeshkumar Yadav, Stenis Touthang, Rudrarajsinh Jadeja, Chunsaba Bariam, Tongminsei Kipgen, Harshvardan Purohit, Chinkhosiam Dimngel, Karmrajsing Gohil, Dharmesh Parmar, Salangwati Imchen, Harshil Parekh, Harsh Parmar, Rudra Chhetri, Seigoumang Doungle, Tathagat Priyadarshi, Swikar Harishbai Chaudhary, Tufel Hingora, Avikumar Joshi, Jignesh Parmar, and Krupal Lakhotra.
Head Coach: Marcelino Aleixo Pereira
Santosh Trophy Jammu & Kashmir Team 2023 Player List
- Goalkeepers: Umaid Hussain, Safiz Riyaz
- Defenders: Urfan Hamid Bhat, Faisal Thakur, Farhan Ganaie, Dimple Bhagat, Arun Nagyal, Zubair Ankhoon
- Midfielders: Talib Sheikh, Mehran Hilal, Adnan Ayoub, Shahmeer Tariq
- Forwards: Raja Musharaf, Moomin Bashir Bhat, Kamran Hameed, Abdul Waris Dar, Aakif Reshi
- Subs: Rajveer Singh, Syed Ali, Aniket Singh, Dushant Sharma, Moomin Bhat
- Head Coach: Zahid Shafi Mir
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Fartorda Goa Venue
The venue for Group A matches of the Santosh Trophy in Goa is Fatorda Stadium, also known as Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Situated in Margao, Goa, India.
This multipurpose stadium has a seating capacity of 19,000, with an additional 1,000 reserved seats. It was established in 1989.
Overall, there are seven confirmed venues for the group stage matches, and the final match is scheduled to take place in Arunachal Pradesh.
2023-24 Santosh Trophy Groups
There are six groups in total, consisting of 36 teams, with an additional two finalists from the previous edition, totaling 38 teams.
Out of these 38 teams, 35 are competing in the group stage to earn a place in the knockout stage, while the remaining 3 team, has secured direct entry to the knockout stage.
The venue in Fatorda, Goa, has been placed in Group A, while the remaining groups are organized as folliows:
- Group B- Banga & Phagwara, Punjab
- Group C- Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
- Group D- Kokrajhar, Assam
- Group E- Amritsar, Punjab
- Group F- Kolhapur, Maharashtra
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1. Is it true that Arunachal Pradesh will not participate in Santosh Trophy 2023-24 Group Stage?
Yes, Arunachal Pradesh won’t play in the 2023-24 Santosh Trophy group stage matches because they’re hosting the final. The rule allows the hosting team to skip the group stage and go directly to the knockout stage.
2. When will Santosh Trophy 2023-24 in Fatorda Goa starting?
Santosh Trophy 2023-24 in Fatorda, Goa is starting from October 09 to October 17, 2023.