Venues Santosh Trophy 2022-23 group stage decided.

Delhi, Kozhikode and Bhubaneswar to host Santosh Trophy 2022-23 group stage.

The dates and venues of three of the six groups for the 76th Hero Senior Men’s National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy have been finalised. While the Group I will be played in Delhi (December 23, 2022 – December 31, 2022), the Group II and V will be played in Kozhikode, Kerala (December 26, 2022 – January 8, 2023) and Bhubaneswar, Odisha (December 24, 2022 – January 1, 2023), respectively. The dates and venues of other groups will be released soon.    

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 I: Karnataka, Delhi, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Ladakh.


December 23:Tripura vs Delhi, Delhi 
                          Ladakh vs Uttarakhand, Delhi
                          Gujarat vs Karnataka, Delhi 

December 25:Ladakh vs Delhi, Delhi
                          Uttarakhand vs Karnataka, Delhi
                          Tripura vs Gujarat, Delhi

December 27:Delhi vs Gujarat, Delhi
                          Ladakh vs Karnataka, Delhi
                          Uttarakhand vs Tripura, Delhi 

December 29:Delhi vs Uttarakhand, Delhi
                          Karnataka vs Tripura, Delhi 
                          Ladakh vs Gujarat, Delhi 

December 31:Karnataka vs Delhi, Delhi
                          Ladakh vs Tripura, Delhi
                          Gujarat vs Uttarakhand, Delhi 

Group II: Kerala, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir.


December 26: Bihar vs Jammu & Kashmir, Kozhikode 
                          Rajasthan vs Kerala, Kozhikode

December 27: Andhra Pradesh vs Mizoram,Kozhikode

December 29: Bihar vs Kerala, Kozhikode
                          Jammu & Kashmir & Mizoram,Kozhikode

December 30: Rajasthan vs Andhra Pradesh, Kozhikode

January 1: Bihar vs Mizoram, Kozhikode
                   Kerala vs Andhra Pradesh,Kozhikode

January 2: Jammu & Kashmir vs Rajasthan, Kozhikode

January 4: Bihar vs Andhra Pradesh,Kozhikode
                   Mizoram vs Rajasthan, Kozhikode

January 5:Kerala vs Jammu & Kashmir, Kozhikode

January 7:Bihar vs Rajasthan,Kozhikode
                   Andhra Pradesh vs Jammu & Kashmir, Kozhikode

January 8:Mizoram vs Kerala, Kozhikode

Group V: Meghalaya, Odisha, Sikkim, Telangana, Pondicherry, Andaman & Nicobar.


December 24:Odisha vs Andaman & Nicobar, Bhubaneswar
                          Meghalaya vs Sikkim, Bhubaneswar
                         Telangana vs Pondicherry, Bhubaneswar

December 26:Andaman & Nicobar vs Sikkim, Bhubaneswar
                          Odisha vs Pondicherry, Bhubaneswar
                          Meghalaya vs Telangana, Bhubaneswar

December 28:Telangana vs Odisha, Bhubaneswar
                           Sikkim vs Pondicherry, Bhubaneswar
                          Andaman & Nicobar vs Meghalaya, Bhubaneswar

December 30: Pondicherry vs Meghalaya,Bhubaneswar
                          Andaman & Nicobar vs Telangana, Bhubaneswar
                          Odisha vs Sikkim, Bhubaneswar

January 1: Sikkim vs Telangana, Bhubaneswar
                    Pondicherry vs Andaman & Nicobar, Bhubaneswar
                    Meghalaya vs Odisha, Bhubaneswar