Football at the South Asian Games

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Football at the South Asian Games - Men's tournament
Founded1984
Region SAFF (South Asia)
Current championsFlag of Nepal.svg    Nepal (4th title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal

Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan

(4 titles each)
Soccerball current event.svg Men's Football at the 2019 South Asian Games
Football at the South Asian Games - Women's tournament
Founded2010
Region SAFF (South Asia)
Current championsFlag of India.svg  India (3rd title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of India.svg  India (3 titles)
Soccerball current event.svg Women's Football at the 2019 South Asian Games

Football has been a sport at the South Asian Games since it commenced in 1984. Since the 2004 South Asian Games, the age limit for men's teams is under 23, plus up to three overaged players for each squad, which is the same as the age limit in football competitions at the Summer Olympics and Asian Games. Nepal and Pakistan are currently the most successful countries in the Men's event with 4 Gold Medals each while India is the most successful in Women's event with 3 Gold Medals.

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Women's football tournaments were introduced in 2010.

Champions

Men's tournament

Accurate as of 10 December 2019. [1]

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
Gold medal icon.svg GoldScoreSilver medal icon.svg SilverBronze medal icon.svg BronzeScoreFourth Place
1984
details
Kathmandu, Nepal Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
4−2Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
unclear whether a match for third place was held; Maldives were awarded bronze, possibly because of the group record
1985
details
Dhaka, Bangladesh Flag of India.svg
India
1−1
4–1 pen.
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2–2
3–2 pen.
Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
1987
details
Culcutta, India Flag of India.svg
India
1−0Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
1–0Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
1989
details
Islamabad, Pakistan Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
1−0Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
Flag of India.svg
India
2–1Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
1991
details
Colombo, Sri Lanka Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
2−0Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
2–0Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
1993
details
Dhaka, Bangladesh Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2−2
4–3 pen.
Flag of India.svg
India
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
3–1Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
1995
details
Madras, India Flag of India.svg
India
1−0Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
0–0
5–3 pen.
Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
1999
details
Kathmandu, Nepal Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
1−0Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
Flag of India.svg
India
3–1Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives

Since 2004 the tournament is for Under-23 teams.

As a result of Round-robin

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Score Silver medal icon.svg Silver Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Score Fourth Place
2004
details
Islamabad, Pakistan Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
1−0 Flag of India.svg
India U-20
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
0–0
3–2 pen.
Flag of Bhutan.svg
Bhutan
2006
details
Colombo, Sri Lanka Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
1−0 Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2–0 Flag of India.svg
India U-20
2010
details
Dhaka & Chittagong, Bangladesh Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
4−0 Flag of Afghanistan (2004-2013).svg
Afghanistan
Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
0–0
3–1 pen;
no extra time
Flag of India.svg
India U-19
2016
details
Guwahati & Shillong, India Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2−1 Flag of India.svg
India
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
2–2
5–4 pen.
Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
2019
details
Kathmandu & Pokhara, Nepal Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2-1 Flag of Bhutan.svg
Bhutan

Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh

Women's tournament

Accurate as of 9 December 2019. [2]

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
Gold medal icon.svg GoldScoreSilver medal icon.svg SilverBronze medal icon.svg BronzeScoreFourth Place
2010
details
Dhaka, Bangladesh Flag of India.svg
India
3−1Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
As a result of Round-robin Flag of Pakistan.svg
Pakistan
2016
details
Guwahati & Shillong, India Flag of India.svg
India
2−1Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh
As a result of Round-robin Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
2019
details
Kathmandu & Pokhara, Nepal

Flag of India.svg
India

2-0

Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal

Flag of Maldives.svg
Maldives
As a result of Round-robin Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka

Medal table

Men's medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal /
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal U-23
4228
2Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan /
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan U-23
4015
3Flag of India.svg  India /
Flag of India.svg  India U-23/
Flag of India.svg  India U-20
3328
4Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh /
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh U-23
2439
5Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka /
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka U-23
0134
6Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives /
Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives U-23
0123
7Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan U-23 0101
Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan /
Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan U-23
0101
Totals (8 nations)13131339

Women's medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of India.svg  India 3003
2Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal 0303
3Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 0022
4Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives 0011
Totals (4 nations)3339

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