Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to lift Federation Cup

May 22, 2017 12:50 IST

Federation CupThe Bengaluru FC on 21 May 2017 defeated Mohun Bagan 2-0 to lift the Federation Cup at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.

After both sides played out a 0-0 draw in regulation time, it took two strikes from Bengaluru FC’s Vineeth to settle the tie.

About Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru Football Club is an Indian professional football club based in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

The club participates in the I-League, India's top-tier football league. It is the first ever club to have won the I-League in its debut season.

The team is currently owned by Mumbai-based company, JSW Group.

The club was formed in July 2013.

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About Federation Cup

The Federation Cup is an annual knockout style club football tournament in India.

The tournament had started in the year 1977.

From its inception, until I-League was started in 1997 (then called NFL), it was the most prestigious national level club football tournament in India.

The winning club of the Federation Cup gets a chance to compete in the continental level in AFC Cup.

Quick Digest

Who: Bengaluru FC

Where: Cuttack

What: Won Federation Cup

When: 21 May 2017

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