The 2011 South Asian Football Federation Championship, sponsored by Karbonn Mobiles and officially named Karbonn SAFF Championship 2011, was the ninth tournament of the SAFF Championship, which held in New Delhi, India.
It was originally scheduled to take place in Orissa, India,but was switched to New Delhi by the Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation on September 22.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi was the main venue for the tournament. It is also the home stadium for Indian national football team and hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Bangladesh were drawn in Group B, alongside the Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan.