The Sait Nagjee All India Football tournament is one of the most prestigious Tournaments held in Kozhikode since
The Year 1952.the Tournament was very popular from the beginning & attracted large crowd since 1952.
The tournament played until 1995 regularly though with stoppages a couple of times.
In 1995 ,the Tournament was won by JCT Club.
Since 1995 ,for the last 19 years the tournament was not held at all.
It is said that the Tournament is likely to be revived this year.Kozhikode is one of the most popular place for
playing Football..Inspire of this no one bothered to keep the Tournament alive until now.the reasons unknown.
Kerala is one of the most popular place for Football.there are many teams spread over,Kochi,Kozhikode,Malappuran
And many other places in Malabar.
In the Nagjee Tournament every year teams from Kerala took part without fail
Just once in the year 1967 Alind, Kundara could produce a winner of the Tournament.
The tournament gradually lost popularity .the reason is unknown.
It is,however, a welcome news to hear about the reviving of the tournament this year.
Let us hope the Tournament would really be held in Kozhikode soon .
26th August 2014,