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Santosh Trophy Winner List From 1941 to 2023

Santosh Trophy Winner List from 1941 to 2023: This post will provide you the Santosh Trophy winner list from 1941 to 2023, along with the runners-up and host city from total 76th editions. West Bengal has the most win in the Santosh Trophy history, with 32 wins.

Check out the Santosh Trophy 2023-24 Final Schedule to be held in Arunachal Pradesh.

Santosh Trophy Winner List From 1941 to 2023

Santosh Trophy all winners list: West Bengal leads in the Santosh Trophy as the most successful team, with 32 champion titles and 14 runners-up title for a total of 46 final appearances. They also set a record with six consecutive titles from 1993 to 1999. In a close second is Punjab, with 8 title wins, 8 runners-up finishes, and 16 appearances.

Kerala claims the third position with 7 title wins, closely followed by Services with 6 wins. Goa and Karnataka have 5 victories each, while Maharashtra has 4. Railways and Andhra Pradesh have won 3 titles each. Delhi, Manipur, and Mizoram have each won the champion title once.

In the 1982-83 edition, West Bengal and Goa shared the trophy after goalless draws in the final and replay, the only time in Santosh Trophy history.

Santosh Trophy 2023 Winner: For the first time, the 2022-23 Santosh Trophy final took place abroad at the King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 4, with Karnataka winning the championship title by defeating Meghalaya.

Santosh Trophy Winners and Runners Up List From 1941 to 2023

Santosh Trophy Winners List: Check the table below for the Santosh Trophy Champions List from the year 1941 to 2023:

SessionWinnerScoreRunners-upHost City
2023–24TBDTBDTBDNaharlagun
2022-23Karnataka3-2MeghalayaRiyadh
2021-22Kerala1–1 (5–4 p)West BengalManjeri
2018–19Services1-0PunjabLudhiana
2017-18Kerala2-2 (4-2 p)West BengalKolkata
2016-17West Bengal1-0GoaGoa
2015-16Services2-1MaharashtraGoa
2014-15Services0- (5-4 p)PunjabLudhiana
2013-14Mizoram3-0RailwaysSiliguri
2012-13Services0-0 (a.e.t.) (4-3 p)KeralaKochi
2011-12Services3-2Tamil NaduOdisha
2010-11West Bengal2-1ManipurAssam
2009-10West Bengal2-1PunjabKolkata
2008-09Goa0-0 (a.e.t.) (4-2 p)West BengalChennai
2007-08Punjab1-0ServicesSrinagar
2006-07Punjab0-0 (a.e.t.) (5-3 p)West BengalGurgaon
2005-06Goa3-1 (a.e.t.)MaharashtraKochi
2004–05Kerala3-2PunjabDelhi
2002-03Manipur2-1 (a.s.d.e.t.)KeralaImphal
2001–02Kerala3.2 (a.s.d.e.t.)GoaMumbai
1999-00Maharashtra3-2KeralaThrissur
1998-99Bengal5-0GoaChennai
1997-98Bengal1-0GoaGuwahati
1996-97Bengal1-0 (a.s.d.e.t.)GoaJabalpur
1995-96Bengal1-0GoaMargao
1994-95Bengal2-1 (a.s.d.e.t.)PunjabChennai
1993-94Bengal2-2 (5-3 p)KeralaCuttack
1992-93Kerala2-0MaharashtraKochi
1991-92Kerala3-0GoaCoimbatore
1990-91Maharashtra1-0KeralaPalakkad
1989-90Goa2-0KeralaMargao
1988-89Bengal1-1 (4-3 p)KeralaGuwahati
1987-88Punjab0-0 (5-4 p)KeralaKollam
1986-87Bengal2-1RailwaysCalcutta
1985-86Punjab0-0 (4-1 p)BengalJabalpur
1984-85Punjab3-0MaharashtraKanpur
1983-84Goa1-0PunjabMadras
1982-83Bengal and Goa (joint)0-0, 0-0Kolkata
1981-82Bengal2-0RailwaysThrissur
1980-81Punjab0-0, 2-0RailwaysCuttack
1979-80Bengal1-0PunjabCoimbatore
1978-79Bengal1-0GoaSrinagar
1977-78Bengal1-1, 3-1PunjabKolkata
1976-77Bengal1-0MaharashtraPatna
1975-76Bengal0-0, 3-1KarnatakaKozhikhode
1974-75Punjab6-0BengalJalandhar
1973-74Kerala3-2RailwaysErnakulam
1972-73Bengal4-1Tamil NaduGoa
1971-72Bengal4-1RailwaysMadras
1970-71Punjab1-1, 3-1MysoreJalandar
1969-70Bengal6-1ServicesNowgong
1968-69Mysore0-0, 1-0BengalBangalore
1967-68Mysore1-0BengalCuttack
1966-67Railways0-0, 2-0ServicesHyderabad
1965-66Andhra Pradesh1-1, 1-0BengalKollam
1964-65Railways2-1BengalGuwahati
1963-64Maharashtra1-0Andhra PradeshMadras
1962-63Bengal2-0MysoreBangalore
1961-62Railways3-0BombayBombay
1960-61Services0-0, 1-0BengalKazhikode
1959-60Bengal3-1BombayNowgong
1958-59Bengal1-0ServicesMadras
1957-58Hyderabad3-1BombayHyderabad
1956-57Hyderabad1-1, 4-1BombayTrivandrum
1955-56Bengal1-0MysoreErnakulam
1954-55Bombay2-1ServicesMadras
1953-54Bengal0-0, 3-1MysoreKolkata
1952-53Mysore1-0BengalBangalore
1951–52Bengal1-0BombayBombay
1950–51Bengal1-0HyderabadKolkata
1949–50Bengal5-0HyderabadKolkata
1947–48Bengal0–0, 1–0BombayKolkata
1946–47Mysore0–0, 2–1BengalBangalore
1945–46Bengal2–0BombayBombay
1944–45Delhi2–0BengalDelhi
1941–42Bengal5–1DelhiKolkata

Most Number of Santosh Trophy Titles

TeamWinsRunners-upLast WinFinal Appearance
Bengal/West Bengal32142016–1746
Punjab882007–0816
Kerala782021–2215
Services652018–1911
Goa582008–0913
Mysore/Karnataka552022–239
Bombay/Maharashtra4121999–0016
Railways361966–679
Andhra Pradesh311965–666
Hyderabad221957–584
Delhi111944–452
Manipur112002–032
Mizoram102013–141
Madras / Tamil Nadu022
Meghalaya011

Santosh Trophy Awards

The winners receive ‘Santosh trophy’, and the runners-up are also recognized with named trophies.

The Kamla Gupta Trophy, donated by former IFA president Dr. SK Gupta in memory of his wife, is awarded to the second-placed team.

Furthermore, the third-placed team is presented with the Sampangi Cup, named after the footballer Sampangi from the Mysore (now Karnataka) region.

FIFA Santosh Trophy | National Football Championship

Santosh Trophy Winner List

The FIFA Santosh Trophy (due to ties with FIFA), also known as the National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy, occupies an important event in the yearly domestic men’s football competitions in India. The Santosh Trophy which was originally set up by the Indian Football Association (IFA) to fill the gap of a state-level national football championship in Bengal, is now overseen by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

It started in 1941, providing a stage for regional state associations and government institutions. Unfortunately, the event couldn’t take place in 2019-20 and 2020-21 due to the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This competition sees the participation of states, Union Territories, and government institutions such as Services and Railways.

Who is Santosh Trophy named after?

The Santosh Trophy honors the respected figure in Indian football, Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhury, the former Maharaja of Santosh (now in Bangladesh).

Maharaja Roy Chowdhury was a founding member of the well-known East Bengal football club and also served as the president of the IFA for many years.

Santosh Trophy Winner List Overview

ArticleSantosh Trophy Winner List
First Edition1941
Organizing BodyAll India Football Federation (AIFF)
International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) (2023–)
Latest Edition2023
RegionIndia
Most WinsWest Bengal (32 titles)
Santosh Trophy Winner 2023Karnataka

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FAQs

1. Who won the most titles of Santosh Trophy?

Bengal/West Bengal team won the most Santosh Trophy title, with 32 wins and 14 times runners-up.

2. Who is hosting the 77th Santosh Trophy Final?

Arunachal Pradesh will host the 2023-24 Santosh Trophy Final for the first time in Naharlagun.

3. Who won Santosh Trophy 2023?

Karnataka won the Santosh Trophy 2023 by defeating Meghalaya at the King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 4

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