Guwahati: The 131st edition of the Durand Cup, the oldest football tournament in Asia, will kickstart on August 16, 2022.

Besides Kolkata and Imphal, Guwahati will also host the 131st edition Durand Cup.

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati will host a total of ten matches between August 17 and September 4.

The inaugural match will be played between FC Goa and Mohammedan SC at 7 pm at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata.

Initially, Emami East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan were supposed to start the tournament, but their match was rescheduled after a request from the former club.

The Durand Cup, which started in 1888, is the oldest football tournament in Asia

The tournament is named after its founder Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, who served as the foreign secretary of British India from 1884 to 1894.

It first began as a football tournament for different departments and regiments of Armed forces (of British India and native India).

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Durand Cup 2022:  Number of teams

A total of 20 teams will participate in the 131st edition of the Durand Cup will feature, Sports Star reported.  

All 11 Indian Super League clubs will be participating in this edition of the Durand Cup along with five teams from the I-League and four teams from the Armed forces.

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Durand Cup 2022: Venue

West Bengal, Assam and Manipur will host the Durand Cup 2022, changing its single-location format to a multi-city format for the first time.

The designated stadiums for the tournament are Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata, West Bengal), Naihati Stadium (Naihati, West Bengal), Kishore Bharati Stadium (Kolkata, West Bengal), Khuman Lampak Stadium (Imphal, Manipur) and Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium (Guwahati, Assam).

Durand Cup 2022 complete schedule

1August 16, 2022TUESDAYAMOHAMMEDAN SCVSFC GOA19:00VYBK
2August 17, 2022WEDNESDAYAJAMSHEDPUR FCVSBENGALURU FC14:30KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
3August 17, 2022WEDNESDAYDNORTH EAST UNITED FCVSODISHA FC17:30INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
4August 18, 2022THURSDAYBMUMBAI CITY FCVSINDIAN NAVY FT15:00VYBK
5August 18, 2022THURSDAYCNEROCA FCVSTRAU FC (TIDDIM ROAD ATHLETIC UNION FC)18:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
6August 19, 2022FRIDAYAFC GOAVSINDIAN AIR FORCE FT15:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
7August 19, 2022FRIDAYDSUDEVA DELHI FCVSKERALA BLASTERS FC18:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
8August 20, 2022SATURDAYCCHENNAIYIN FCVSARMY RED FT15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
9August 20, 2022SATURDAYBATK MOHUN BAGAN FCVSRAJASTHAN UNITED FC18:00VYBK
10August 21, 2022SUNDAYDNORTH EAST UNITED FCVSARMY GREEN FT15:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
11August 21, 2022SUNDAYAMOHAMMEDAN SCVSJAMSHEDPUR FC18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
12August 22, 2022MONDAYCTRAU FC (TIDDIM ROAD ATHLETIC UNION FC)VSHYDERABAD FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
13August 22, 2022MONDAYBEAST BENGAL CLUBVSINDIAN NAVY FT18:00VYBK
14August 23, 2022TUESDAYDODISHA FCVSKERALA BLASTERS FC15:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
15August 23, 2022TUESDAYABENGALURU FCVSINDIAN AIR FORCE FT18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
16August 24, 2022WEDNESDAYCARMY RED FTVSNEROCA FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
17August 24, 2022WEDNESDAYBATK MOHUN BAGAN FCVSMUMBAI CITY FC18:00VYBK
18August 25, 2022THURSDAYDARMY GREEN FTVSSUDEVA DELHI FC15:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
19August 25, 2022THURSDAYBEAST BENGAL CLUBVSRAJASTHAN UNITED FC18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
20August 26, 2022FRIDAYCHYDERABAD FCVSCHENNAIYIN FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
21August 26, 2022FRIDAYAJAMSHEDPUR FCVSFC GOA18:00VYBK
22August 27, 2022SATURDAYAMOHAMMEDAN SCVSINDIAN AIR FORCE FT15:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
23August 27, 2022SATURDAYDNORTH EAST UNITED FCVSKERALA BLASTERS FC18:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
24August 28, 2022SUNDAYCTRAU FC (TIDDIM ROAD ATHLETIC UNION FC)VSARMY RED FT15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
25August 28, 2022SUNDAYBEAST BENGAL CLUBVSATK MOHUN BAGAN FC18:00VYBK
26August 29, 2022MONDAYBMUMBAI CITY FCVSRAJASTHAN UNITED FC15:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
27August 29, 2022MONDAYDODISHA FCVSSUDEVA DELHI FC18:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
28August 30, 2022TUESDAYCNEROCA FCVSHYDERABAD FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
29August 30, 2022TUESDAYABENGALURU FCVSFC GOA18:00VYBK
30August 31, 2022WEDNESDAYDKERALA BLASTERS FCVSARMY GREEN FT15:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
31August 31, 2022WEDNESDAYBATK MOHUN BAGAN FCVSINDIAN NAVY FT18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
32September 1, 2022THURSDAYCTRAU FC (TIDDIM ROAD ATHLETIC UNION FC)VSCHENNAIYIN FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
33September 1, 2022THURSDAYAJAMSHEDPUR FCVSINDIAN AIR FORCE FT18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
34September 2, 2022FRIDAYDNORTH EAST UNITED FCVSSUDEVA DELHI FC18:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
35September 2, 2022FRIDAYAMOHAMMEDAN SCVSBENGALURU FC18:00VYBK
36September 3, 2022SATURDAYCARMY RED FTVSHYDERABAD FC15:00KHUMAN LAMPAK
37September 3, 2022SATURDAYBEAST BENGAL CLUBVSMUMBAI CITY FC18:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
38September 4, 2022SUNDAYDARMY GREEN FTVSODISHA FC18:00INDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM
39September 5, 2022MONDAYBRAJASTHAN UNITED FCVSINDIAN NAVY FT15:00KISHORE BHARATI KRIRANGAN
40September 5, 2022MONDAYCNEROCA FCVSCHENNAIYIN FC18:00KHUMAN LAMPA
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