Services Win 70<Sup>th</Sup> Santosh Trophy Football Title (Download PDF)

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The 70th edition of Santosh Trophy Football Championships title 2016 has been won by a Services by beating hosts Maharashtra. The Services defeated host team Maharashtra by 2 - 1 goal score in the final match played at SEC Railway Stadium, Nagpur (Maharashtra) .

  • In the space of 11 minutes two goals were scored by Tudu of winning team at (26th and 37th ) minutes.
  • Mohammed Shabaz has scored single goal for Maharashtra at the 15th minute.
  • With this win, Services has won this title for fifth time earlier in year 1961,2012, 2013 and 2015.

About Santosh Trophy:

  • It is an annual Indian football tournament played in India.
  • It was founded in 1941.
  • This trophy is named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh (that is now in Bangladesh) , he has served as the president of the India Football Association.
  • This tournament has 16 team.
  • Bengal is a first time winner of this trophy and from that he lead the winners list with 31 winning title.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 14, 2016

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