SAFF U-16 Championship

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SAFF U-16 Championship
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Founded 2011
Region SAFF
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Bangladesh (1st title)
Most successful team(s)  Bangladesh
 India
 Pakistan (1 title each)
2017 SAFF U-16 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.

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Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2011
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Nepal
Nepal
Pakistan  2 – 1  India Nepal    2 – 1  Bangladesh
2013
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Nepal
Nepal
India  1 – 0 Nepal     Bangladesh 1 – 0  Afghanistan
Year Host Final Losing semi-finalists [2]
Champion Score Runner-up
2015
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Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Bangladesh  1 (4) – 1 (2) India   Afghanistan and    Nepal
2017
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Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

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