SAFF Club Championship

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Saff Club Championship
Founded 2013
Region SAFF
Number of teams 10

The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) announced in April 2011 that they had decided to start a new tournament for club sides, the SAFF Club Championship, with the inaugural edition to be held in Bangladesh from September 1–15 of the same year.[1] However the competition was postponed and desires to revive the competition were again announced in July 2013 but the competition has still not started with accusations that India, the prime nation in the competition, are not altogether interested in participating.[2]

Sri Lanka to host first ever SAFF Club Championship in August 2014.[3] Two team from host Sri Lanka and one team from each, other regions will participate in Championship.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangladesh to host inaugural SAFF club championship". Zeenews.india.com. 2011-04-18. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Salauddin laments India’s lack of initiative towards SAFF Club Championship". Goal India. 2013-07-30. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  3. ^ "First ever South Asian Club Championship to be played in Sri Lanka". SouthAsiaFootball.com. 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  4. ^ "First ever South Asian Club Championship to be played in Sri Lanka". SouthAsiaFootball.com. 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 

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