The Final Round of the Under-20 I-League was played from May 6 to 19 in Kalyani, West Bengal with Pune FC winning their first-ever title with an unbeaten run throughout the tournament, nine wins-in-a-row, while Mumbai FC finished runners-up.
The six participating teams had qualified from the preliminary phase ( Under-20 I-League: Six Teams qualify for Final Round! ), which was played across three different venues – Kalyani, Mumbai and Goa. From Group A Prayag United and Shillong Lajong FC, from Group B Pune FC and Mumbai FC, while from Group C Churchill Brothers SC and Dempo SC had qualified for the final phase.
FIXTURES & RESULTS
06-May-2012: Shillong Lajong FC 2-3 Mumbai FC
06-May-2012: Churchill Brothers SC 0-3 Pune FC
07-May-2012: Prayag United SC 0-1 Dempo SC
09-May-2012: Churchill Brothers SC 1-2 Shillong Lajong FC
09-May-2012: Mumbai FC 3-1 Pune FC
10-May-2012: Pune FC 3-1 Dempo SC
12-May-2012: Shillong Lajong FC 0-0 Prayag United SC
12-May-2012: Dempo SC 1-3 Churchill Brothers SC
13-May-2012: Pune FC 4-0 Mumbai FC
15-May-2012: Pune FC 2-0 Shillong Lajong FC
15-May-2012: Dempo SC 1-7 Mumbai FC
16-May-2012: Prayag United SC 2-2 Churchill Brothers SC
18-May-2012: Shillong Lajong FC 3-1 Dempo SC
18-May-2012: Pune FC 3-1 Prayag United SC
19-May-2012: Mumbai FC 5-1 Churchill Brothers SC
Published with permission from Arunava Chaudhuri.