2016–17 Indian Federation Cup

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2016–17 Federation Cup
Country India
Dates7 May – 21 May 2017
ChampionsBengaluru FC (2nd title)
Runners-upMohun Bagan
Matches played15
Goals scored44 (2.93 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Balwant Singh (Mohun Bagan)
Darryl Duffy (Mohun Bagan)
Laldanmawia Ralte (Aizawl)
(3 goals)
Best playerSony Norde (Mohun Bagan)
All statistics correct as of 21 May 2017.

The 2016–17 Indian Federation Cup was the 38th and last edition of the Federation Cup, the main domestic football cup competition in India. The top eight teams from the 2016–17 I-League season will participate in the tournament which will be hosted solely in Cuttack, Odisha.[1] The tournament is set to take place between 7 May to 21 May 2017.[1] Mohun Bagan are the defending champions.

Unlike the previous season of the tournament which was held on a home–away basis, this edition will revert to the previous format in which one venue hosts the entire tournament.[1]

Round and dates[edit]

Round Match dates Teams
Group stage 7 May 2017 – 12 May 2017 8
Semi-finals 14 May 2017 4
Final 18/21 May 2017 2


Locations of the 2016–17 Federation Cup teams

The following teams qualified for the Federation Cup through ending in the top eight during the 2016–17 I-League:

Group stage[edit]


Semi-Finals Final
Aizawl 0
Bengaluru FC 1
Bengaluru FC 2
Mohun Bagan 0
Mohun Bagan 2
East Bengal 0



Goal scorers[edit]

As of 21 May 2017

3 goals:

2 goals:

1 goal:

Own goals:

Hero of the Match[edit]

As of 21 May 2017
Round Hero of the Matches
Group stage Haiti Wedson Anselme India Laldanmawia Ralte India Udanta Singh India Balwant Singh
India Robin Singh India Lalruatthara Spain Juan Quero Haiti Sony Norde
India Dhanpal Ganesh India Bikash Jairu India Samuel Lalmuanpuia India Raju Gaikwad
Semi finals England John Johnson India Debjit Majumder
Final India Amrinder Singh


  1. ^ a b c "Federation Cup 2017 to be held in Cuttack from May 7". Hindustan Times. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Regulation and guidelines".

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