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Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: Kolkata Derby to kick off expanded tournament


Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: The 131st edition of the iconic Durand Cup will kick off just a day after India’s 75th Independence Day…

Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: The 131st edition of the iconic Durand Cup will kick off just a day after India’s 75th Independence Day with Kolkata rivals ATK Mohun Bagan and East Bengal tussling for bragging rights. The tournament kicks off in a new revamped format, with 20 teams spread across four groups in a 40-match tournament. Follow Durand Cup 2022 LIVE updates on Insidesport.IN

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Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: Kolkata Derby to kick off historic Durand Cup as ISL clubs dominate expanded tournament – Check full schedule

Asia’s oldest football competition, the Durand Cup will kick off with the season’s first Kolkata derby as ATK Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will clash at the Salt Lake Stadium on August 16. The fixture list was announced on Wednesday and Kolkata will host most of the tournament with all three venues – e Saltlake Stadium and Kishore Bharati Krirangan and the Naihati Stadium in use.

Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: Kolkata Derby to kick off historic Durand Cup as ISL clubs dominate expanded tournament - Check full schedule

The tournament will also feature matches in Guwahati and Imphal Khuman Lampak stadium. The Salt Lake Stadium will host the final on September 18, will host 10 games, including seven knockout ties. Guwahati and Imphal will host one of the four groups and a total of 10 games each. The number of teams have increased from 16 to 20.

The tournament features all 11 ISL teams, alongside the top five I-League teams. Four teams will come from the Durand Cup organisers pool comprising Indian Armed Forces – Indian Air Force FT, Indian Navy FT, Army RED FT and Army Green FT.

Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: Kolkata Derby to kick off historic Durand Cup as ISL clubs dominate expanded tournament – Check full schedule

DURAND CUP FIXTURES

MATCH NO DAY GROUP TEAM NAME 1 VS TEAM NAME 2 TIME VENUE
1 TUESDAY B EAST BENGAL CLUB VS ATK MOHUN BAGAN FC TBD VYBK
2 WEDNESDAY A JAMSHEDPUR FC VS INDIAN AIR FORCE FT TBD NAIHATI
3 WEDNESDAY D ODISHA FC VS NORTH EAST UNITED FC TBD GUWAHATI
4 THURSDAY B MUMBAI CITY FC VS INDIAN NAVY FT TBD KISHOREBHARATI
5 THURSDAY C NEROCA FC VS TRAU FC TBD IMPHAL
6 FRIDAY D SUDEVA DELHI FC FC VS KERALA BLASTERS FC 15:00 GUWAHATI
7 FRIDAY A MOHAMMEDAN SC VS FC GOA 18:00 VYBK
8 SATURDAY C CHENNAIYIN FC VS ARMY RED FT 15:00 IMPHAL
9 SATURDAY B ATK MOHUN BAGAN FC VS RAJASTHAN FC 18:00 NAIHATI
10 SUNDAY D NORTH EAST UNITED FC VS ARMY GREEN FT 15:00 GUWAHATI
11 SUNDAY A JAMSHEDPUR FC VS BENGALURU FC 18:00 KISHOREBHARATI
12 MONDAY C TRAU FC VS HYDERABAD FC 15:00 IMPHAL
13 MONDAY B EAST BENGAL CLUB VS MUMBAI CITY FC 18:00 VYBK
14 TUESDAY A FC GOA VS INDIAN AIR FORCE FT 15:00 NAIHATI
15 TUESDAY D ODISHA FC VS KERALA BLASTERS FC 18:00 GUWAHATI
16 WEDNESDAY C ARMY RED FT VS NEROCA FC 15:00 IMPHAL
17 WEDNESDAY B ATK MOHUN BAGAN FC VS INDIAN NAVY FT 18:00 KISHOREBHARATI
18 THURSDAY D ARMY GREEN FT VS SUDEVA DELHI FC FC 15:00 GUWAHATI
19 THURSDAY A BENGALURU FC VS MOHAMMEDAN SC 18:00 VYBK
20 FRIDAY C HYDERABAD FC VS CHENNAIYIN FC 15:00 IMPHAL
21 FRIDAY B EAST BENGAL CLUB VS RAJASTHAN FC 18:00 NAIHATI
22 SATURDAY A JAMSHEDPUR FC VS FC GOA 15:00 KISHOREBHARATI
23 SATURDAY D NORTH EAST UNITED FC VS KERALA BLASTERS FC 18:00 GUWAHATI
24 SUNDAY C TRAU FC VS ARMY RED FT 15:00 IMPHAL
25 SUNDAY B ATK MOHUN BAGAN FC VS MUMBAI CITY FC 18:00 VYBK
26 MONDAY D ODISHA FC VS SUDEVA DELHI FC FC 15:00 GUWAHATI
27 MONDAY A BENGALURU FC VS INDIAN AIR FORCE FT 18:00 NAIHATI
28 TUESDAY B RAJASTHAN FC VS INDIAN NAVY FT 15:00 KISHOREBHARATI
29 TUESDAY C HYDERABAD FC VS NEROCA FC 18:00 IMPHAL
30 WEDNESDAY D KERALA BLASTERS FC VS ARMY GREEN FT 15:00 GUWAHATI
31 WEDNESDAY A JAMSHEDPUR FC VS MOHAMMEDAN SC 18:00 VYBK
32 THURSDAY C TRAU FC VS CHENNAIYIN FC 18:00 IMPHAL
33 FRIDAY A BENGALURU FC VS FC GOA 15:00 KISHOREBHARATI
34 FRIDAY D NORTH EAST UNITED FC VS SUDEVA DELHI FC FC 18:00 GUWAHATI
35 SATURDAY C ARMY RED FT VS HYDERABAD FC 15:00 IMPHAL
36 SATURDAY B EAST BENGAL CLUB VS INDIAN NAVY FT 18:00 VYBK
37 SUNDAY D ARMY GREEN FT VS ODISHA FC 15:00 GUWAHATI
38 SUNDAY A MOHAMMEDAN SC VS INDIAN AIR FORCE FT 18:00 NAIHATI
39 MONDAY B MUMBAI CITY FC VS RAJASTHAN FC 15:00 KISHOREBHARATI
40 MONDAY C NEROCA FC VS CHENNAIYIN FC 18:00 IMPHAL

A symbol of India’s football history and culture, the Durand Cup is Asia’s oldest and the world’s third oldest football tournament, held between 16 top Indian football clubs across divisions. Organized by the Indian Armed Forces, the Durand Cup has been the breeding ground for India’s best footballing talent, over the years.

The inaugural edition happened in Shimla in 1888, when it started off as an Army Cup, open only to the British Indian Army troops in India, but soon opened up to civilian teams. Named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India from 1884 to 1894, the iconic tournament reached its 130th edition in 2021. Mohun Bagan and East Bengal have been the most successful teams, winning the tournament 16 times each.

Durand Cup 2022 fixtures: Kolkata Derby to kick off historic Durand Cup as ISL clubs dominate expanded tournament – Check full schedule

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