Durand Cup: Gokulam Kerala beats Mohun Bagan 2-1 to win title

Gokulam Kerala team win Durand cup

Gokulam Kerala wins the 129th edition of Durand Cup by beating Mohun Bagan 2-1.

With this win, the Gokulam Kerala FC becomes 2nd club from Kerala to win the crown after 22 years.

Who is the head coach of Gokulam Kerala in 2019 Durand Cup?

Fernando Andres Santiago Valera

Who is the captain of Gokulam Kerala in 2019 Durand Cup?

Marcus Joseph

Who owned Gokulam Kerala?
Gokulam Kerala is owned by Gokulam Gopalan, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Kerala.

Official Gokulam Kerala FC Logo

Who got Golden Ball & Golden Boot awards in 2019 Durand cup?

Golden Ball & Golden Boot awards won by Gokulam Kerala FC forward Marcus Joseph.
Golden Glove: Gokulam Kerala FC’s goalkeeper CK Ubaid

Where did the final match play of the Durand Cup 2019?

The final took place at the Salt Lake Stadium Kolkata on 24 August 2019. This was for the first time that the tournament played outside Delhi, its traditional venue.

Who was the defending champion of the Cup?

Army Green were the defending champions, having defeated NEROCA in 2016 final.

Some key points about Durand Cup:
Durand cup logo
Source: Wikipedia

Durand Cup was first held in 1888.
The Tournament is the oldest football tournament in Asia and a third oldest football tournament in the world.
Portrait of Henry Mortimer Durand
source: Wikipedia

The Tournament is named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary in charge of India from 1884 to 1894.

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