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2016 IFA Shield

2016 IFA Shield
LG IFA Shield 2016
Country India
Dates16 February - 6 March 2016
Teams10
ChampionsIndia Tata Football Academy
Runners-upIndia AIFF Elite Academy
Matches played23
Goals scored83 (3.61 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)England Francis Baptiste
India Baoringdao Bodo (6 Goals)
Best playerIndia Baoringdao Bodo
← 2015
2017
All statistics correct as of 7 March 2016.

The 2016 IFA Shield (officially known as the LG IFA Shield 2016[1][2] for sponsorship reasons) was the 120th edition of the IFA Shield. The tournament is designed as a U19 youth football tournament since 2015.

This year ten football clubs going to participate including two overseas football clubs. The winners of LG IFA Shield was awarded with an amount of 5 Lakhs, while the second seeded team will get an amount of 3 Lakhs.[3]

The tournament was managed by Ekalavya Sports Foundation, run by former international Kalyan Chaubey and other TFA graduates.[3]

Tata Football Academy became the champions of the tournament by beating AIFF Elite Academy on 6 March 2016 which was played at Mohun Bagan Ground. The score was even 2–2 during the regulation time. After extra time match ended 3–2 in the favour of Tata Football Academy. Shubham Ghosh was awarded the man of the match and Baoringdao Bodo player of the tournament.[4]

Venue

Most of the matches were held at East Bengal Ground and Mohun Bagan Ground while Kalyani Stadium and Barasat Stadium were the other venues.[3]

Qualifying Round

Four teams played in knockout format. The winner of the knockouts qualified for the final phase of the tournament.

 
QuarterfinalsSemi-finalsFinals
 
          
 
12 February 2016
 
 
Tata Football Academy4
 
13 February 2016
 
Southern Samity0
 
Tata Football Academy1
 
11 February 2016
 
Aryan0
 
Aryan0(7)
 
15 February 2016
 
NB Rainbow0(6)
 
Tata Football Academy3
 
11 February 2016
 
Bengal Football Academy1
 
Tollygunge Agragami1
 
13 February 2016
 
Bengal Football Academy8
 
Bengal Football Academy3
 
11 February 2016
 
Pathachakra0
 
Pathachakra6
 
 
Bhawanipore0
 

* Tata Football Academy qualified for final phase of 2016 IFA U19 Shield.

Final Phase

All times are Indian Standard Time (IST) – UTC+05:30.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 India Tata Football Academy 4 4 0 0 10 2 +8 12 Advance to Semi-finals
2 England Crystal Palace 4 3 0 1 10 5 +5 9
3 India East Bengal 4 2 0 2 4 3 +1 6
4 India Salgaocar 4 1 0 3 4 11 −7 3
5 India United 4 0 0 4 3 10 −7 0
Source: IFA Shield 2016
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result .

Fixtures and Results

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 India AIFF U19 4 4 0 0 17 5 +12 12 Advance to Semi-finals
2 Malaysia Frenz United 4 3 0 1 11 6 +5 9
3 India DSK Academy 4 2 0 2 10 7 +3 6
4 India Mohun Bagan 4 0 1 3 1 8 −7 1
5 India Mohammedan 4 0 1 3 3 14 −11 1
Source: IFA Shield 2016
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result .

Fixtures and Results

Knockouts

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
2 March 2016
 
 
India AIFF U192 (6)
 
6 March 2016
 
England Crystal Palace F.C.2 (5)
 
India AIFF U192
 
3 March 2016
 
India Tata Football Academy3
 
India Tata Football Academy1
 
 
Malaysia Frenz United0
 

Semi-finals

Team 1  Score  Team 2
AIFF U19 India (6) 2–2 (5) England Crystal Palace
Tata Football Academy India 1–0 Malaysia Frenz United

Semi-final 1

Semi-final 2

Finals

Statistics

As of 2 March 2016

Top scorers

Rank Player Team Goals
1 England Francis Baptiste England Crystal Palace 6
India Baoringdao Bodo India AIFF Academy
2
India Lallianzuala Chhangte India DSK Shivajians 5
India Prosenjit Chakraborty India AIFF Academy
3 India Bedashwor Singh India AIFF Academy 4
4 Malaysia Hadi Fayyad Malaysia Frenz United 3
England Levi Lumeka England Crystal Palace
India Sandip Bhattacharjee India United SC
Malaysia Shahrul Akmal Malaysia Frenz United

External links

References

  1. ^ "LG partners IFA for LG IFA Shield U-19 Tournament 2015-2016". Football News India. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Bhaichung Bhutia Wants IFA Shield to be U-17 Tournament in 2017". Sports NDTV. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Goa to host IFA Shield matches". The Times of India. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  4. ^ "TFA U-19 Defeated AIFF U-19 To Clinch The IFA Shield". Sports NDTV. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 7 March 2016.