July 10, 2023
The 132nd edition of the Durand Cup, a renowned football tournament, is scheduled to take place from 3rd August to 3rd September. This year, the tournament will be held across 4 cities- Kolkata, Shillong, Guwahati, and Kokrajhar.
In Kokrajhar the tournament will kick off on 6th August with Group F matches, featuring teams such as Odisha Football Club (OFC), Rajasthan United Football Club (RUFC), Bodoland FC (BFC), and Indian Army (IA).
In Kolkata, three Groups will be played- Group A, B and C.
- Group A matches will showcase the skills of Mohun Bagan Super Giant (MBSG), East Bengal (EB), Rounglass Punjab (RGP), and Bangladesh (BDS).
- Group B matches includes (Mohammedan Sporting Club) MDS, Mumbai City Football Club (MCFC), Jamshedpur Football Club (JFC), and Indian Navy Football Team (INFT).
- Group C matches, where Gokulam Kerala Football Club (GKFC), Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), Bengaluru Football Club (BFC), and Indian Air Force Football Team (IAFT) will vie for victory.
Moving to Guwahati, Group D matches will see Northeast United Football Club (NEUFC), Football Club Goa (FCG), Delhi Football Club (DFC), and Bhutan (BHS) competing against each other.
Shillong will be the venue for Group E matches, with Shillong Lajong Football Club (SLFC), Hyderabad Football Club (HFC), Chennaiyin Football Club (CFC), and Nepal (NS) battling it out on the field.