Santosh trophy Football Winner 2016 – Services Wins trophy

Santosh trophy Football Winner 2016 – Services Wins trophy

  • Services has won the 70th edition of Santosh Trophy Football Championships title 2016 by defeating hosts Maharashtra.
  • In the final match played at SEC Railway Stadium, Nagpur (Maharashtra), the Services defeated host team Maharashtra by 2-1 goal score. For the winning team two goals were score by Tudu in the space of 11 minutes (26th and 37th).
  • For Maharashtra, the single goal was scored by Mohammed Shabaz in the 15th minute.
  • With this win, Services has retained that title and has won it for fifth time in year 1961, 2012, 2013 and 2015.

Santosh trophy Football Winners 2016 – Services Wins trophy

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  • It is an annual Indian football tournament played in India. Founded: 1941.
  • Trophy is named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh (that is now in Bangladesh).
  • The tournament first began in 1941, and was the premier football competition in the country before the National Football League started in the year 1996.
  • The trophy as named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, which is now in Bangladesh, who had been the President of the Indian Football Association, the football organisation of Bengal and the donators of the trophy.