2016 AIFF Youth Cup
|Dates||15 May – 25 May (11 days)|
|Teams||5 (from 3 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Template:Fbu (1st title)|
|Goals scored||34 (2.83 per match)|
The 2016 AIFF Youth Cup was the first edition of the AIFF Youth Cup, organised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) as a preparatory tournament for the India under-17 team for the 2016 AFC U-16 Championship and the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The tournament was held from 15 May to 25 May 2016 at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa. A total of five teams participated in the tournament after being invited by the All India Football Federation.
Format[edit | edit source]
The AIFF announced that the tournament would be divided into two stages: Group stage and play-off stage. The group stage saw each team facing all others once. The top four teams of the group qualified for the play-off stage. The top two teams faced off in the final to determine the champions, while the 3rd and 4th-ranked teams faced off in the third-place play-off.
Venue[edit | edit source]
|Tilak Maidan Stadium|
Teams[edit | edit source]
* The FIFA rankings denote the rankings for the respective senior national teams as of 5 May 2015
Matches[edit | edit source]
Group stage[edit | edit source]
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Third-place play-off[edit | edit source]
Final[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "AIFF Youth cup to kick off on May 15". the-aiff.com. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Tilak Maidan to host Youth Cup". navhindtimes.in. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "India's preparations for U-17 World Cup to gather pace with AIFF Youth Cup". Retrieved 11 May 2016.
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