India Clinches SAFF Championship Title in Penalty Shootout Victory Against Kuwait on 4th July 2023 at at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
- India won the SAFF Championships trophy for the ninth time by defeating Kuwait 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out in the final.
- The final match ended in a 1-1 draw at the end of regulation time.
- The thrilling penalty shootout determined the winner, with India emerging victorious.
- Udanta Singh missed his penalty kick for India, but goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh saved the final kick from the Kuwaiti captain.
- India reached the final by defeating Lebanon in the semifinals, while Kuwait defeated Bangladesh.
- This was the second meeting between India and Kuwait in the tournament, with their previous encounter ending in a 1-1 draw during the group stage.
- Alkhaldi scored first for Kuwait, but Chhangte’s goal equalized the score for India.
SAFF CHAMPIONSHIP 2023
Date: 21 JUNE – 4 JULY
Participated Teams ::
GROUP A (INDIA, KUWAIT, NEPAL, PAKISTAN)
GROUP B (LEBANON, MALDIVES, BHUTAN, BANGLADESH)
Q.: Which Team win the SAFF Championship 2023?
Ans : b) India