Services won the 69th Santosh Trophy Football title by defeating Punjab 5-4 tie-breaker in a nail-biting match at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhina, Punjab. This is the fourth time that Services lifting the trophy. Previously the Services team had won in year 1961, 2012, 2013.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Santosh Trophy is an annual Indian Football Tournament founded in 1941.
- The Trophy is contested by Indian States as well as government institutions.
- The 2014 Santosh Trophy was won by Mizoram.
- The Trophy was named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, which is now present in Bangladesh.