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New Delhi : The Indian Air Force team on October 20, 2021, won the 72nd Inter-services Football Championship held at Maharaja Stadium, Kochi, Kerala. The tournament was held from October 15 – 20, 2021. Chief Guest for the finals and Closing Ceremony on October 20, 2021, was Rear Admiral Antony George, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command, Kochi.
The Chief Guest presented the Services Football Trophy for the Year 2021-22 to the Indian Air Force and gave away the medals to the team members of the winners and runners up. The aim of this Championship is to select the Services Football Team for the Senior National Football Championship 2021-22, according to a PIB release.
Indian Navy, Army Red, Army Green, and Indian Air Force teams participated in the championship conducted by Signal School under the aegis of the Southern Naval Command at Naval base, Kochi.