1 (in 1 host city)
India (6th title)
| 2 December – 11 December|
The 2011 South Asian Football Federation Championship, sponsored by Karbonn Mobiles and officially named Karbonn SAFF Championship 2011, was the ninth tournament of the SAFF Championship, which held in New Delhi, India.
2011 SAFF Championship Wikipedia
It was originally scheduled to take place in Orissa, India, but was switched to New Delhi by the Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation on September 22.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi was the main venue for the tournament. It is also the home stadium for Indian national football team and hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The draw ceremony took place on 2 November 2011 at New Delhi's Le Meridien Hotel was attended by a host of dignitaries including AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das, SAFF General Secretary Alberto Colaco and Maldives Football Association General Secretary Shah Ismail.
(The FIFA rankings of the teams at the start of the tournament are given in brackets in the table)
All times are Indian Standard Time (IST) – UTC+5:307 goals
Bandara Warakagoda (against India)
Most wins India 4 wins
Most Losses Bhutan 3 loss
Most Draws Pakistan 3 draws
First goal of the tournament Ali Ashfaq for Maldives vs Nepal
Most goals scored in a match Afghanistan 8 Goals vs Bhutan
Lowest scores in a match 1. Bangladesh vs Pakistan 0-0
2. Pakistan vs Maldives 0-0Most Goals in a match by one player Balal Arezou for Afghanistan vs Bhutan 4 Goals
Fastest Goal of the tournament Ata Yamrali for Afghanistan vs Bhutan in 4 Minutes
Best Defender Djelaludin Sharityar of Afghanistan
Best match of the tournament Afghanistan vs Nepal 1-0
In a deal with World Sport Group and SAFF’s exclusive marketing and media partner, all matches were shown live on YouTube. The live matches are accessible globally through SAFF Youtube Channel except in India, where they were available on a delayed basis the following day.
1 Only Afghan matches