Quarter final game between FC Goa and Delhi FC of 130th Durand Cup moved to Kalyani

  1. KOLKATA, September 23, 2021: The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of 130th Durand Cup, has decided to move the quarter final game between FC Goa and Delhi FC, originall scheduled for Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Mohun Bagan ground, to the Kalyani stadium. The kick-off timing remains the same at 2pm.

 

The decision has been taken given the incessent rain in the city of Kolkata over the last few days, leaving the conditions at the Mohun Bagan ground unplayable.

 

All decisions have been taken, keeping in mind the health and safety of players and officials primarily and the continuity and success of the tournament.

 

 

Revised Quarter Schedule:

 

Quarter Final 1: 23rd Sept – Mohammedan SC vs Gokulam FC-VYBK

Quarter Final 3: 24th Sept- FC Goa vs Delhi FC- Kalyani

Quarter Final 4: 25th Sept – Bengaluru FC vs Army Green-VYBK

 

About Durand Cup
 

A symbol of India’s football history and culture, the Durand Cup is Asia’s oldest and the world’s third oldest football tournament, held between 16 top Indian football clubs across divisions. Organized by the Indian Armed Forces, the Durand Cup has been the breeding ground for India’s best footballing talent, over the years.

 

The inaugural edition happened in Shimla in 1888, when it started off as an Army Cup, open only to the British Indian Army troops in India, but soon opened up to civilian teams. Named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India from 1884 to 1894, the iconic tournament reached its 130th edition in 2021. Mohun Bagan and East Bengal have been the most successful teams, winning the tournament 16 times each.

 

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