THE BLOG BY CPD FOOTBALL | The World of Indian football and beyond by Chris Punnakkattu Daniel

122nd U-19 IFA Shield to kick-off in Kolkata on July 5

Indian Football Association (IFA)

The 122nd edition of the Under-19 IFA Shield will be played from July 5 to 19 across three venues in Kolkata.

The IFA Shield is organised by the Indian Football Association (West Bengal) and for the last few years since 2015 as a youth tournament.

Group A will feature defending champions FC Pune City plus the Kolkata trio of East Bengal Club, Mohammedan Sporting Club and ATK; while Group B would feature Mohun Bagan, Churchill Brothers, Tata Football Academy and a qualifier.

The tournament would be played at the Barasat Municipal Stadium, East Bengal ground and Mohun Bagan ground.

122nd IFA Shield – Fixtures

Group A
East Bengal Club, FC Pune City, Mohammedan Sporting Club, ATK

05-Jul-2018: East Bengal Club – FC Pune City
05-Jul-2018: Mohammedan Sporting Club – ATK
08-Jul-2018: East Bengal Club – ATK
08-Jul-2018: Mohammedan Sporting Club – FC Pune City
11-Jul-2018: East Bengal Club – Mohammedan Sporting Club
11-Jul-2018: FC Pune City – ATK

Group B
Mohun Bagan AC, Churchill Brothers SC, Tata Football Academy, Qualifier

06-Jul-2018: Mohun Bagan AC – Churchill Brothers SC
07-Jul-2018: Tata Football Academy – Qualifier
09-Jul-2018: Mohun Bagan AC – Qualifier
10-Jul-2018: Churchill Brothers SC – Tata Football Academy
12-Jul-2018: Mohun Bagan AC – Tata Football Academy
12-Jul-2018: Churchill Brothers SC – Qualifier