West Bengal won the 2017 Santosh Trophy of football by defeating Goa by 1-0 goals. It was 71st edition of Santosh Trophy and overall record 32nd win of West Bengal. For West Bengal lone winning goal was scored by Manvir Singh at 119th minute of match extended after a goalless 90-minutes’ of regular play. This win ended West Bengal’s six-year wait having last won the title in 2011. Goa last won it in 2009.
About Santosh Trophy
The Santosh Trophy is an association football knock-out competition contested by the regional state associations and government institutions under the All India Football Federation, the sport’s governing body in India.