SAFF U-16 Championship

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SAFF U-16 Championship
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Founded 2011
Region SAFF
Number of teams 7
Current champions  India (2nd title)
Most successful team(s)  India (2 titles)
2017 SAFF U-15 Championship

The SAFF U-16 Championship is an annual international football competition contested by the national teams of the members of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF). The first edition of the tournament took place in Nepal in August 2011. The competition was launched under the leadership of SAFF President Kazi Salahuddin who was elected in 2009. Previous SAFF president Ganesh Thapa had failed to add any additional tournaments other than the senior SAFF Championship to the SAFF regional football calendar.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2011
Details
Nepal
Nepal

Pakistan
2 – 1
India

Nepal
2 – 1
Bangladesh
2013
Details
Nepal
Nepal

India
1 – 0
Nepal

Bangladesh
1 – 0
Afghanistan

Under New Format :

Year Host Final Losing semi-finalists [2]
Champion Score Runner-up
2015
Details
Bangladesh
Bangladesh

Bangladesh
1 – 1
(4 – 2 p)

India
 Afghanistan and    Nepal
2017
Details
Nepal
Nepal[1]

India
2 – 1
Nepal

Bangladesh
8 – 0
Bhutan
2019
Details
Pakistan
Pakistan

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