Minerva Punjab to take on Jamshedpur FC in Super Cup Round of 16

Chennaiyin FC will face Aizawl FC in the opening match of the final round on March 31st, while I-League champion Minerva Punjab will begin its campaign against Jamshedpur FC on April 2.

I-League champion Minerva Punjab will take on Jamshedpur FC on April 2 in a Super Cup Round of 16 fixture.   -  AIFF Media

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced the fixtures for the inaugural edition of the Super Cup, on Monday. Chennaiyin FC takes on Aizawl FC in the tournament opener on March 31st, while I-League champion Minerva Punjab will begin its campaign against Jamshedpur FC on April 2.

Bengaluru FC will lock horns with the second qualifying side on April 1, while Mohun Bagan will take on the first qualifier on the same day.

FC Goa will take the field on April 3 when it takes on qualifier four. Pune City will take on Shillong Lajong on April 4, while East Bengal will battle it out against fourth qualifier.

On April 6, Neroca will take on Kerala Blasters.

The quarter-final dates are subject to the result of Aizawl FC’s match against Chennaiyin FC due to their AFC Cup commitments. The dates will be announced on March 31.

“This tournament shall draw the attention of football lovers across the country,” AIFF vice-president, Subrata Dutta, said.

The semifinals will be held on 16th and 17th April, while the final will be played on the 20th.

Fixtures (Round of 16)

March 31: Chennaiyin FC vs Aizawl FC

April 1: Bengaluru vs Qualifier 2

April 1: Mohun Bagan vs Qualifier 1

April 2: Minerva Punjab vs Jamshedpur

April 3: FC Goa vs Qualifier 4

April 4: Pune City vs Shillong Lajong

April 5: East Bengal vs Qualifier 3

April 6: Neroca vs Kerala Blasters

Quarter-finals: To be announced later.

April 16: Semi-final 1.

April 17: Semi-final 2.

FINAL: April 20.

 

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