The 75th edition of the Hero Santosh Trophy National Football Championship is just around the corner, as the states from across various parts of the country prepare for their respective zonal groups.
The teams from across India have been divided into groups across five zones – North Zone, West Zone, South Zone, East Zone, and the North-East Zone. Bengaluru will be hosting the South zone round. All matches will be played at the Bangalore Football Stadium.
Bengaluru will host South Zone Group ‘A’ of the 75th Hero Santosh Trophy National Football Championship South Zone Qualifiers from November 23-27, 2021 at Bangalore Football Stadium.
Participating teams include hosts Karnataka, semifinalist in the last two editions, have been grouped with Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana All four teams will play the event in a Covid Bio Bubble.
- 23rd Nov, 2021, 11:30 AM: Karnataka 4 (Kamalesh P-11', Sudheer Kotikela-42', 53', 75') Vs Tamil Nadu 0
- 23rd Nov, 2021, 3:30 PM: Telangana 4 (Yousuf Ali-16’, Mohammed Imaduddin-71’, 90’+3’, P Joshua-87’) Vs Andhra Pradesh 0
- 25th Nov, 2021, 11:30 AM: Karnataka Vs Andhra Pradesh
- 25th Nov, 2021, 3:30 PM: Telangana Vs Tamil Nadu
- 27th Nov, 2021, 11:30 AM: Karnataka Vs Telangana
- 27th Nov, 2021, 3:30 PM: Andhra Pradesh Vs Tamil Nadu
The team finishing at the top of their group will then progress to the Final Round of the Hero Santosh Trophy, which is set to take place in Kerala, later this year.