Biannual tournament for the nations surrounding the Indian Peninsula. In 1993 the tournament was called "South Asian Association of Regional Co-operation" Gold Cup, in 1995 simply "South Asian Gold Cup 95"; since 1997 onwards it is known as the "South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup" or "South Asian Football Federation Championship".
year winner runners-up venue 1993 India Sri Lanka Lahore, Pakistan 1995 Sri Lanka India Colombo, Sri Lanka 1997 India Maldives Kathmandu, Nepal 1999 India Bangladesh Margao, Goa 2003 Bangladesh Maldives Dhaka, Bangladesh [*] 2005 India Bangladesh Karachi, Pakistan 2008 Maldives India Malé, Maldives and Colombo, Sri Lanka 2009 India Maldives Dhaka, Bangladesh 2011 India Afghanistan New Delhi, India 2013 Afghanistan India Kathmandu, Nepal 2015 India Afghanistan Trivandrum, India 2018 Maldives India Dhaka, Bangladesh 2021 India Nepal Malé, Maldives [*] postponed from Oct/Nov 2001 to Jan/Feb 2002; then postponed due to suspension of Bangladesh FA from FIFA; rescheduled for Jan 2003 Number of Titles (13; runners-up finishes between square brackets) 8 [ 4] India 2 [ 3] Maldives 1 [ 2] Afghanistan 1 [ 2] Bangladesh 1 [ 1] Sri Lanka [ 1] Nepal
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