Durand Cup, 2019

Question: Durand Cup is related to which game?
(a) Football
(b) Cricket
(c) Badminton
(d) Tennis
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • Gokulam Kerala FC won the Durand Cup, 2019 beating Mohun Bagan. The final score was 2-1. The final match was played at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.
  • The 2019 Durand Cup was the 129th edition of the Durand Cup, oldest football tournament in Asia, since the tournament’s founding in 1888.
  • 16 teams competed in the tournament. The matches were played across three locations in West Bengal, namely Kolkata, Howrah and Kalyani from 2nd to 24th August, 2019.
  • This was for the first time that the tournament played outside Delhi, its traditional venue.

Links:
https://www.telegraphindia.com/sport/im-vijayan-pat-for-marcus/cid/1700259
https://sportstar.thehindu.com/football/durand-cup-2019-final-match-report-result-score-review-analysis-gokulam-kerala-beats-mohun-bagan-marcus-joseph-salva-chamorro/article29244838.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Durand_Cup

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