Biannual tournament for the nations surrounding the Indian Peninsula. In 1993 the tournament was called "South Asian Association of Regional Co-operation" Gold Cup, in 1995 simply "South Asian Gold Cup 95"; since 1997 onwards it is known as the "South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup" or "South Asian Football Federation Championship" .
year winner runners-up venue 1993 India Sri Lanka Lahore, Pakistan 1995 Sri Lanka India Colombo, Sri Lanka 1997 India Maldives Kathmandu, Nepal 1999 India Bangladesh Margao, Goa 2003 Bangladesh Maldives Dhaka, Bangladesh [*] 2005 India Bangladesh Karachi, Pakistan 2008 Maldives India Malé, Maldives and Colombo, Sri Lanka 2009 India Maldives Dhaka, Bangladesh 2011 India Afghanistan New Delhi, India 2013 Afghanistan India Kathmandu, Nepal [*] postponed from Oct/Nov 2001 to Jan/Feb 2002; then postponed due to suspension of Bangladesh FA from FIFA; rescheduled for Jan 2003 Number of Titles (10; runners-up finishes between square brackets) 6 [ 3] India 1 [ 3] Maldives 1 [ 2] Bangladesh 1 [ 1] Afghanistan 1 [ 1] Sri Lanka
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