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Manipur to host Group VI matches for Santosh Trophy 2022/23 group stage!

The All India Football Federation confirms Manipur as the venue for the Group VI matches for the upcoming 76th Men’s National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy. The matches will be played from January 18 – 26, 2023.

Earlier, five other venues were finalised. While Group I will be played in Delhi (December 23, 2022 – December 31, 2022), the Group II, III, IV and V will be played in Kozhikode, Kerala (December 26, 2022 – January 8, 2023), Kokrajhar, Assam (December 28, 2022 – January 5, 2023), Kolhapur, Maharashtra (January 7, 2023 – January 15, 2023), and Bhubaneswar, Odisha (December 24, 2022 – January 1, 2023), respectively.

The Senior National Football Championships will be played in a new format that will see the 36 states fight it out across six groups for a chance to make it to the Final Round. The six group toppers, along with three best second-placed teams will qualify for the Final Rounds. Railways and Services will get direct entry along with the hosts.

Group VI: Chandigarh, Manipur, Jharkhand, Punjab, Lakshadweep, Himachal Pradesh

Fixtures

January 18
Chandigarh vs Manipur
Jharkhand vs Punjab
Lakshadweep vs Himachal Pradesh

January 20
Lakshadweep vs Punjab
Himachal Pradesh vs Manipur
Jharkhand vs Chandigarh

January 22
Lakshadweep vs Manipur
Punjab vs Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh vs Jharkhand

January 24
Lakshadweep vs Chandigarh
Manipur vs Jharkhand
Punjab vs Himachal Pradesh

January 26
Manipur vs Punjab
Chandigarh vs Himachal Pradesh
Lakshadweep vs Jharkhand

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