Hero Intercontinental Cup

Hero Intercontinental Cup 2023: Fixtures, Telecast, Venue and more

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June 7 2023
Hero Intercontinental Cup 2023 Fixtures, Schedule, Telecast

The tournament will be contested by four teams, over a span of 10 days.

The 2023 Hero Intercontinental Cup will be the third edition of the four-nation tournament, organised by the AIFF. The competition was first played back in 2018, when India defeated Kenya in the finals to win the tournament. A year later, North Korea triumphed, as India finished last.

With the 2023 Hero Intercontinental Cup commencing in a few days time, here is all you need to know about the competition.

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Teams along with their FIFA rankings

India (101)

Lebanon (99) 

Mongolia (183) 

Vanuatu (164)


The four nations have been placed in a common group, where they will play against each other in a round-robin format. Once every nation has played a game against the other three, the top two teams will advance to the finals of the tournament, set to be played on the 18th of June.

The teams playing are going to be ranked on the basis of points. For a win, a team will get three points, one point for a draw, and none for a loss. At the end of all the games, if two teams are tied on points, then the following criteria are to be followed.

  • Points in head-to-head matches among tied teams
  • Goal difference in head-to-head matches among tied teams
  • Goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams
  • Goal difference in all group matches
  • Goals scored in all group matches
  • Penalty shoot-out if only two teams are tied and they met in the last round of the group
  • Disciplinary points (yellow card = 1 point, red card as a result of two yellow cards = 3 points, direct red card = 3 points, yellow card followed by direct red card = 4 points)
  • Drawing of lots


All the matches of the 2023 Hero Intercontinental Cup will be played at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, India.


The Hero Intercontinental Cup 2023 will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network. Live streaming of the games will be available on Disney+Hotstar and JioTV.

India’s squad for the Hero Intercontinental Cup 

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh and Phurba Lachenpa Tempa.

Defenders: Subhasish Bose, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali, Akash Mishra, Mehtab Singh and Rahul Bheke.

Midfielders: Liston Colaco, Ashique Kuruniyan, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Rohit Kumar, Udanta Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Jeakson Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad, Lalengmawia Ralte, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Rowllin Borges and Nandha Kumar.

Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Rahim Ali and Ishan Pandita.

Vanuatu’s squad for the Hero Intercontinental Cup

Goalkeepers: Anthony Tawia, Massing KalotangDefenders: Brian Kaltak, Tasso Jeffery, James Chilia, Jason Thomas, Timothy Loic Messeck Boulet, Lee Taiwia, Raoul Coulton, Selwyn Vatu, Claude AruMidfielders: Alick John, Michel Coulon, Lency Philip, Joe Moses, Johnathan Spookey Jack, Goddin Tenene, Jean Pierre Taussi, Barry Kalpovi, John Well WohaleForwards: Jordy Tasip, Alex Saniel, Azariah Soromon

Mongolia’s squad for the Hero Intercontinental Cup

Monkh-Erdene Enkhtaivan, Dulguun Amaraa, Bayartsengel Purevdorj, Orkhon Monkh-Orgil, Gerelt-Od Bat-Orgil, Tserenbat Baasanjav, Ganbold Ganbayar, Baljinnyam Batmonkh, Tsend-Ayuush Khurelbata, Baatartsogt Namsrai, Batbold Baljinnyam, Amgalanbat, Uuganbat, Gantogtokh, Munkh-Erdene

Lebanon’s squad for the Hero Intercontinental Cup

Mahdi Khalil, Jihad Ayoub, Hassan Maatouk, Ali Sabeh, Nader Matar, Zein Farran, Antoine Douaihy, Walid Chour, Khalil Bader, Hussein Zein, Hassan Srour, Soony Saad, Ali Tnech, Karim Darwich, Mohamad Elhayek, Hassan Kourani, Ali Markabawi, Abdulrazzak Dekhramanji, Mahdi Zein, Ali Alhajj, Maxim Aoun, Felix Zein, Mohamad Ali Dhaini

Also Read:


June 9, 2023: Lebanon 3-1 Vanuatu – Match Report

June 9, 2023: India 2-0 Mongolia

June 12, 2023: Mongolia vs Lebanon, 16:30 IST

June 12, 2023: Vanuatu vs India: Highlights

June 15, 2023: Vanuatu vs Mongolia, 16:30 IST

June 15, 2023: India vs Lebanon, 19:30 IST

June 18, 2023: FINAL, 19:30 IST



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