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Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023- List of All The Winners, Know Who WON Maximum Titles

Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023: The Hero National Football Championship or popularly known as Santosh Trophy is a premium inter-state football competition that is organized every year by the state football associations and is under the governance of the All India Football Federation. Santosh was once considered to be the top domestic honor of India. The tournament consists of various state teams, union territory teams and also government teams like the Services and Railways.

The Santosh Trophy was first organized in the year 1941 and since then to date it has been organized every year except 2019-20 and 2020-21 season. Those 2 seasons were cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak. Check out the detailed Santosh Trophy All Winner List mentioned below.

Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023
Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023

Santosh Trophy Winners List Overview

Event NameHero National Football Championship or Santosh Trophy
Organized byAIFF and FIFA
Santosh Trophy First Season1941
Number of Teams36
Santosh Trophy 2022 Winner Karnataka
Santosh Trophy 2023 Winner TBD
Santosh Trophy Most Successful TeamWest Bengal
Websiteaiff.com

Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023

Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023
Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941 2023 (Credit-AIFF)

The first season of Santosh Trophy was played in 1941 and since then 76 seasons has been completed and the 77th Santosh Trophy is going on. The only team that has most Santosh Trophy titles is West Bengal. They have 32 trophies and were also runners-up for 14 times and have appeared in the final round for 46 times. Bengal Santosh Trophy Team is the only team to have won the trophy 6 consecutive times from 1993 to 1999.

Second name in the list is Punjab Santosh Trophy Team who have won the trophy 8 times and were also the runners-up for 8 times and have reached the final for 16 times. Third team is Santosh Trophy Kerala team who have 7 titles.

West Bengal and Goa have shared the trophy in the 1982-83 season because the final match came out to be draw. This is the only time in the history of Santosh Trophy that the final match was draw.

Check out the Santosh Trophy All Winners List given below.

Santosh Trophy Champions List

The santosh trophy 2023 winner name will be updated soon as soon as the final is over.

Sl.NoYearWinnersRunners-up
11941-42Bengal (West Bengal)Delhi
21944-45DelhiBengal (West Bengal)
31945-46Bengal (West Bengal)Bombay (Maharashtra)
41946-47MysoreBengal (West Bengal)
51947-48Bengal (West Bengal)Bombay
61949-50Bengal (West Bengal)Hyderabad
71950-51Bengal (West Bengal)Hyderabad
81951-52Bengal (West Bengal)Bombay (Maharashtra)
91952-53Mysore (Karnataka)Bengal (West Bengal)
101953-54Bengal (West Bengal)Mysore (Karnataka)
111954-55Bombay (Maharashtra)Services
121955-56Bengal (West Bengal)Mysore (Karnataka)
131956-57HyderabadBombay (Maharashtra)
141957-58HyderabadBombay (Maharashtra)
151958-59Bengal (West Bengal)Services
161959-60Bengal (West Bengal)Bombay (Maharashtra)
171960-61ServicesBengal (West Bengal)
181961-62RailwaysBombay (Maharashtra)
191962-63Bengal (West Bengal)Mysore (Karnataka)
201963-64MaharashtraAndhra Pradesh
211964-65RailwaysBengal (West Bengal)
221965-66Andhra PradeshBengal (West Bengal)
231966-67RailwaysServices
241967-68Mysore (Karnataka)Bengal (West Bengal)
251968-69Mysore (Karnataka)Bengal (West Bengal)
261969-70Bengal (West Bengal)Services
271970-71PunjabMysore (Karnataka)
281971-72Bengal (West Bengal)Railways
291972-73Bengal (West Bengal)Tamil Nadu
301973-74KeralaRailways
311974-75PunjabBengal (West Bengal)
321975-76Bengal (West Bengal)Karnataka
331976-77Bengal (West Bengal)Maharashtra
341977-78Bengal (West Bengal)Punjab
351978-79Bengal (West Bengal)Goa
361979-80Bengal (West Bengal)Punjab
371980-81PunjabRailways
381981-82Bengal (West Bengal)Railways
391982-83Bengal (West Bengal)and Goa
401983-84GoaPunjab
41421984-85PunjabMaharashtra
431985-86PunjabBengal (West Bengal)
441986-87Bengal (West Bengal)Railways
451987-88PunjabKerala
461988-89Bengal (West Bengal)Kerala
471989-90GoaKerala
481990-91MaharashtraKerala
491991-92KeralaGoa
501992-93KeralaMaharashtra
511993-94BengalPunjab
521994-95Bengal (West Bengal)Punjab
531995-96Bengal (West Bengal)Goa
541996-97Bengal (West Bengal)Goa
551997-98Bengal (West Bengal)Goa
561998-99Bengal (West Bengal)Goa
571999-20MaharashtraKerala
582001-02KeralaGoa
592002-03ManipurKerala
602004-05KeralaPunjab
612005-06GoaMaharashtra
622006-07PunjabWest Bengal
632007-08PunjabServices
642008-09GoaWest Bengal
652010-11West BengalManipur
662011-12ServicesTamil Nadu
672012-13ServicesKerala
682013-14MizoramRailways
692015-16ServicesMaharashtra
702017-18ServicesPunjab
712018-19ServicesPunjab
722021-22KeralaPunjab
732022-23KarnatakaMeghalaya
742023-24TBDTBD
752024-25TBDTBD

This Santosh trophy champions list will be updated as soon there is any update on the same.

Number of Titles each teams won

Sl.noTeamsWinnerRunners-up
1West Bengal/Bengal3214
2Punjab88
3Kerala78
4Services65
5Goa58
6Mysore/Karnataka55
7Bombay/Maharashtra412
8Railways36
9Andhra Pradesh11
10Hyderabad22
11Delhi11
12Manipur11
13Mizoram10
14Madras/Tamil Nadu02
15Meghalaya01

Important Links

Santosh Trophy WebsiteLink
All India Football FederationLink
World Sports Gallery LinkLink

FAQs about Santosh Trophy Winners List from 1941-2023

Which state won Santosh Trophy 2022-23?

Karnataka has won the 76th Santosh Trophy 2022-23 by defeating Meghalaya.

How many times Kerala won Santosh Trophy?

Kerala has won Santosh Trophy 7 times. The last time they won was on 2021-22.

Which state has won most Santosh Trophy

West Bengal is the only team in Santosh Trophy that has won maximum Santosh Trophy Cup. The number of titles they have won is 32 time and were runners-up for 14 times.

Who is the Winner of the 76th Santosh Trophy?

The last santosh trophy winner of the 76th Santosh trophy winner was Karnataka. They defeated Meghalaya in the Santosh Trophy Final held at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

How old is Santosh Trophy?

Santosh Trophy is 77 years old. It was first played in 1941.

Who won the Santosh Trophy recently?

The Santosh Trophy 2023 24 is going on. The final match of the season is yet to be played. The last game will be held on March 9, 2024. The winner will be decided that day.

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