AFC Champions League Qualifying Play-Off
Equivalent to the UEFA Champions League in Europe, the AFC Champions League is the top most club football competition in Asia. The play-offs allow select club teams across AFC Member Associations to get a direct entry into the 32 team competition.
25/02/2009 – Al Sharjah (U.A.E) 3-0 Dempo SC (India) at Sharjah
19/02/2011 – Al Sadd (Qatar) 2-0 Dempo SC (India) at Doha
The AFC Cup is an annual international football competition between the fourteen ‘next-best’ football playing countries that lie outside the top-14 countries in the Asian region. It is run by the Asian Football Confederation and isAsia’s second most important club tournament after the AFC Champions League. Winners of I-League and Federation Cup represent India at this prestigious tournament.
Semi-finalist in 2008, lost to Safa Beirut FC of Lebanon
Round of 16 in 2009 and 2011
The National Football League was a professional club football league in India between 1996 to 2007. Since 2007, the league was rechristened as the I-League and it continues with that name. Organised by All India Football Federation, it is the premier football league in the country.
2004-05, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2011-12
2003-04 (R), 2012-13 (5th ), 2013-14 (4th)
Federation Cup or “Fed-Cup” as it is popularly known is an annual knock out tournament in India. It started in 1977 and is presently the most prestigious tournament after the I-League. Winner of this cup gets a chance to participate in the AFC Cup.
2004,2002 (R), 2007 (R), 2012 (R), 2013 (Semi-finalist)
Started in 1951, the Goa League is a premier state level football league in Goa. Organised by the Goa Football Association, it achieved professional status in 1998.
1971-72, 1973-74, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1983-84, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1990-91, 1993-94, 2005-06, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 1968-69(R), 1975-76(R), 1976-77(R), 1996-97(R), 2000-01(3rd), 2012-13 (4th), 2013-14(3rd)
AIFF Super Cup
The All India Football Federation Super Cup is a one off football match played between the winners of I-League and the winners of Federation Cup at the end of the season.
2007, 2008, 2010
2005 (R), 2007 (R)
Started in 1891 by British colonialists in erstwhile Bombay (Now Mumbai), Rovers Cup is the third oldest football tournament in India after the Calcutta League and Durand Cup. It was discontinued in 2001.
1974, 1978, 1979, 1986, 1990
Archives: 1989 (R)
Named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand, British India’s Foreign Member in 1888, ‘Durand Cup’ is one of the leading football tournaments in India. It is also the second oldest in India and fourth oldest football tournament in the world.
The trophy which was made entirely out of 24 karat Gold was a magnet for all top clubs in the country. Started in 1970, the Bandodkar Gold Cup was discontinued in 1994. Currently valued at more than 25 million Rupees, the Gold trophy is now kept safely in a bank vault. It was donated by Goa’s first chief minister Dayanand Bandodkar in 1969.
1976, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1991
Goa Police Cup
Organised by the Goa Police, this tournament serves as an ideal opportunity for the local clubs to compete with the top professional clubs in Goa.
1971, 1982, 1998, 2005
Stafford Cup (Bangalore)
The British Staffordshire Regiment stationed in erstwhile Bangalore (now Bengaluru) started the tournament in the late ’20s. The Cup was made of pure silver. This unique piece of silverware was named after the Regiment as Stafford Cup and continued till ’80s. The original cup was destroyed during the Iraq-Iran war after ‘Iraq Youth Club’ won the title and took the cup home.
1975, 1979, 1986
Nizam Gold Cup (Hyderabad)
The Nizams Gold Cup was an annual tournament held in the central Indian princely state of Hyderabad. Named after the last monarch of Hyderabad, the original cup was believed to be made entirely of gold.
1973, 1974, 1978
Archives: 1972 (R)
Pomis International Cup (Maldives)
President of Maldives Invitation Soccer (POMIS) Cup was an annual invitational event involving clubs from Asia in the 90’s.
Runners Up: 1991, 1992
The Scissors Cup was held in the southern state of Kerala in the 90’s. It attracted teams from all over India and some from abroad
1992, 1994, 1997
GFA Super Cup (Goa)
Super Cup is organised by the Goa FA and is a knockout tournament between top four teams in the Goa Pro-League.
2009-10, 2011-12, 2010-11 (R)
Other memorable moments
Bordoloi Trophy (Assam):Winners: 1982, Runners up: 1981
Mini Lightening Football Tournament (Goa): Winners: 1971, 1985, 1988
Goa Governors Cup: Winners: 2002
Goa FA Charity Cup– Winners: 2010, 2011, 2012,2014
Taca Goa (U20):Winners: 1976, 2011
Sesa Cup (U 20):Winners: 2012
Plaza Soccer Championships (Goa) –Winners: 1975
Kalyani Black Label Cup –Runners up 1996
Sait Nagjee Cup (Calicut) – Runners Up 1971 & 1995