National football stadium from the South Asian Region in every country. There are currently 7 countries in the SAFF region. The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) was established in 1997. In addition, it is an association of South Asian football playing countries and is part of the larger Asian Football Federation (Confederation).
The list of the national football stadium in South Asia from each country is listed below in addition with its name and capacity:
|Country||Name of National Stadium||Capacity|
|Bangladesh||Bangabandhu National Stadium||36,000|
|India||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – Delhi|
Salt Lake Stadium
|Maldives||Rasmee Dhandu Stadium||11,850|
|Pakistan||Punjab Stadium or Ian Rush Stadium||10,000|
|Sri Lanka||Sugathadasa Stadium||25,000|
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Firstly, SAFF was established in 1997 along with Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Likewise, in 2000, they expanded to 7 members and added Bhutan. Similarly, in 2005, Afghanistan also joined the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) to make 8 members. In 2015, Afghanistan however left SAFF to join the new football federation namely the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA).
Moreover, the South Asian Football Federation runs several competitions in its region. For instance, SAFF Championship for men and women football team. In the same vein, they also have competitions for U15, U18 boys, and girls in the region. Above all, the most important is SAFF Championship the biggest football competition in this region which is held every two years. India has won maximum numbers of SAFF Championship, therefore, they are the strongest team in the region.
In addition, SAFF is also trying to have a new tournament for association football club sides, the SAFF Club Championshi however the competition was postponed. Sri Lanka was supposed to host the first tournament in August 2014 but that did not happen due to various reasons. In short, SAFF is trying their best to uplift the football level in this region.
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