Mohun Bagan Super Giant wins Durand Cup 2023, ends a 23-year wait.

On September 3rd, 2023, Mohun Bagan Super Giant defeated arch-rivals East Bengal FC in a high profile Kolkata Derby to lift the Durand Cup for the 17th time, thanks to a solitary goal by Dimitri Petratos. The Mariners became the most successful club in the tournament’s history in the process.

KnowALLedge Plus:

>First played in 1888, the Durand Cup is the oldest existing football tournament in Asia and the third oldest in the world.

>This edition of the tournament had 24 teams, four more than the last edition, including 12 Indian Super League (ISL) sides.

>The tournament is named after its founder Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, who served as the foreign secretary of British India from 1884 to 1894.

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