Odisha football team

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Full nameOdisha football team
GroundKalinga Stadium
OwnerFootball Association of Odisha
PresidentDebashish Samantaray
CoachSalim Pathan
LeagueSantosh Trophy
2019–20Qualifiers: Group Stage
WebsiteClub website
Current season

The Odisha football team (Odia: ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଫୁଟବଲ ଟୀମ୍) is an Indian football team representing the state of Odisha, India. The Football Association of Odisha, a state association of All India Football Federation, controls the team. The team competes as a member of the All India Football Federation, in the Santosh Trophy, the topmost knock-out league of Indian football.[1] Prior to 2014, the team competed as Orissa.[2]


An elevated view of the Kalinga Stadium in 2019

Established in 1978, the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, serves as the home ground of Odisha. The 15,000-capacity stadium has hosted several national and international tournaments including the I-League, Super Cup, and Women's Gold Cup. It is scheduled to host the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The stadium is also the home base for the national and youth team camps. Indian Arrows, AIFF's developmental side, is also based at the Kalinga Stadium.


Position Name
Head Coach India Salim Pathan
Assistant Coach India Sheikh Manzoor
Goalkeeping Coach India Goutam Das
Team Manager India Hrudaya Ranjan Behera
Physiotherapist India Nikhil Mascarenhas


The following 25 players were named in the final squad for the 2021–22 Santosh Trophy qualifiers against Bihar on 1 December 2021 and Jharkhand on 5 December 2021.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK India IND Fagu Baskey
2 DF India IND Amit Kerkita
3 DF India IND D. Srinath
4 DF India IND Rudra Prasad Pradhan
5 DF India IND Tejas Nayak
6 DF India IND Pintu Samal (U21)
7 MF India IND Arpan Lakra
8 MF India IND Prasanta Srihari
9 FW India IND Arbin Lakra
10 FW India IND Kartik Hanstal (U21)
11 MF India IND Sheikh Farid
12 DF India IND Rakesh Oram (C)
15 MF India IND Jamir Oram
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 FW India IND Fagu Hembram
17 MF India IND Sanjib Oram
18 DF India IND Bishal Tigga
19 MF India IND Prabin Tigga
20 FW India IND Chandra Muduli
21 GK India IND Siddhanta Pradhan
23 FW India IND Bikash Kumar Sahoo
24 FW India IND Sachin Kumar Mallick (U21)
28 FW India IND Raisen Tudu (U21)
30 FW India IND Biki Sethi
GK India IND Sheikh Kamaluddin
MF India IND Raghu Marandi (U21)

Results and fixtures[]


The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.


11 November 2021 (2021-11-11) Friendly Odisha 1–0 Sikkim Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Report Stadium: Kalinga Stadium
13 November 2021 (2021-11-13) Friendly Odisha 1–1 Indian Arrows Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Report Stadium: Kalinga Stadium
16 November 2021 (2021-11-16) Friendly Odisha 0–1 Sikkim Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Report Stadium: Kalinga Stadium
1 December 2021 (2021-12-01) Santosh Trophy Q Odisha 5–0 Bihar Bhubaneswar, Odisha
14:30 UTC+5:30
  • Chandra Muduli 7', 71'
  • Sheikh Farid 37'
  • Rudra Prasad Pradhan 56'
  • Kartik Hanstal 85'
Report Stadium: Kalinga Stadium
5 December 2021 (2021-12-05) Santosh Trophy Q Jharkhand 1–1 Odisha Bhubaneswar, Odisha
14:00 UTC+5:30
  • Nikhil Barla 87'
  • Raisen Tudu 65'
Stadium: Kalinga Stadium


Board of Directors[]

Position Name
President India Debasish Samantray
Honorary Secretary India Asirbad Behera
Executive Secretary India Avijit Kumar Paul
Treasurer India Bhakta Ballav Das


Gold Winners (1): 1968–69
Silver Runners-up (2): 1961–62, 1976–77
Gold Winners (2): 2015–16, 2018–19
Silver Runners-up (3): 1993–94, 2000–01, 2012–13


  1. ^ "Football Association Of Odisha". All India Football Federation. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Santosh Trophy Winners". RSSSF.
  3. ^ "Lakra to lead Odisha in East Zone Santosh Trophy". Orisports. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 22 September 2019.

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