Originally annual, later biannual friendly tournament in India. There was a 10-year gap between the 1997 and 2007 tournaments.
In the "even" years in between, the Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup for U-21 teams is held.
In 1990, the Jawaharlal Nehru Centenary Cup was organised in Calcutta between club teams (and the Zambia national side), won by Olimpia from Asunción.
year winners runners-up venue 1982 Uruguay 2-0 China Calcutta 1983 Hungary  2-1 China Cochin 1984 Poland 1-0 China Calcutta 1985 Soviet Union 2-1 Yugoslavia Cochin 1986 Soviet Union 1-0 China Trivandrum 1987 Soviet Union 2-0 Bulgaria Calicut 1988 Soviet Union 2-0 Poland Siliguri 1989 Hungary 2-1 Soviet Union Margao, Goa 1991 Romania 3-1 Hungary Thiruvananthapuram 1993 North Korea 2-0 Romania Madras 1995 Iraq 1-0 Russia Calcutta 1997 Iraq 3-1 Uzbekistan Kochi 2007 India 1-0 Syria New Delhi 2009 India 1-1 Syria [aet, 5-4 pen]  1983 winners were Haladás from Szombathely who played as Hungary Olympic [*] other participants included Iraq Note that teams are not necessarily first national squads; see annual files for all known details.
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