|Organising body||All India Football Federation (AIFF)|
|Founded||February 19, 2018Federation cup)(as successor to the|
|Number of teams||16 (main stage) |
|Current champions||Goa (1st title)|
|Most successful club(s)|| Bengaluru |
(1 title each)
|Television broadcasters||Star Sports|
|2021 Indian Super Cup|
The Super Cup, currently known as the Hero Super Cup for sponsorship reasons, is an annual knockout football tournament in India run by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). It was established as the successor to the Federation Cup. The tournament features 20 teams that play in the Indian Super League and I-League, the current top divisions of Indian football league system respectively.
The Super Cup is a knockout football tournament. The top four teams from both the top-tier leagues for professional football in India, the Indian Super League and I-League.
On 19 February 2018, the All India Football Federation announced the creation of the Super Cup as a replacement for the Federation Cup, India's main knockout football tournament.The qualifiers for the inaugural tournament began on 15 March and concluded on 16 March 2018. The tournament proper then commenced on 31 March and concluded with the final on 20 April 2018. Bengaluru emerged as the winners of the inaugural edition of the tournament. They defeated East Bengal 4–1 in the final. The 2020 edition has not been held due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.
In the second edition, seven I-League clubs — Minerva Punjab, East Bengal , Mohun Bagan, NEROCA FC, Gokulam Kerala FC, Aizawl FC, and Chennai City FC — withdrew from the tournament, citing "unfair treatment to I-League clubs by the AIFF."
|2018||Bengaluru||4–1||East Bengal||Kalinga Stadium||9,500|
|2020||Tournament suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India|
|2021||Tournament suspended due to Indian National Team's international fixtures and 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers|
|Club||Wins||Runners-up||Winning years||Total finals appearances|
|Season||Winning Head coach||Club||Runner-up Head coach||Club|
|2018||Albert Roca||Bengaluru||Khalid Jamil||East Bengal|
|2019||Sergio Lobera||Goa||John Gregory||Chennaiyin|
|2018||Sunil Chhetri||Bengaluru FC||6|
The title sponsor for the Super Cup are Hero MotoCorp.With the sponsorship, the competitions official name is the Hero Super Cup. Hero MotoCorp is also the title sponsor for the Indian Super League and I-League, the leagues which comprise the clubs that take part in the Super Cup.
|2018–present||Hero||Hero Super Cup|
Star Sports is the official broadcaster for the AIFF Super Cup, with all matches being broadcast on the channel and Disney Hotstar is the official online streaming partner of the tournament.
|2018–present||Star Sports||India , Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka|
|Fox Sports||Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam|
|ESPN+||United States of America|
|OSN Sports||Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen|
|Star Gold UK||England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, (also parts of Europe)|
|SuperSport||South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa|
|ESPN Africa||Parts of Africa|
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