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Durand Cup to be held in September -October at Kolkata

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Durand Cup is set to resume in September-October. Moreover the 130th Edition of the prestigious tournament will be played at Kolkata. Further this year’s tournament will feature top clubs from both ISL and I-League and with two teams from Army.

Firstly the clubs like ATK Mohun Bagan, Mumbai City FC, Northeast United FC and FC Goa will feature in the tournament. In addition the raining Champions Gokulam FC will also Participate in the competition. And Two teams from Army and runners-up of I-League fills the remaining spots.

Durand Cup is a prestigious and oldest tournament in Asia. Mostly Indian Armed forces and the Durand Associations will conduct the tournament.

Global Pandemic made the tournament impossible to conduct last year. In addition the tournament will take part in and around Kolkata.Moreover it will commence at the beginning of September and will end at the start of October.

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Durand Cup is the oldest tournament in Asia .And third oldest competition in the World. Mortimer Durand found the competition at 1888. The tournament usually played in Shimla but shifted to Delhi in 1940. Indian Army and Durand Football Association will conduct the tournament. And the most successful teams are SC East Bengal and Mohun Bagan with 16 titles to each.

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