2012 Elite Football League of India season

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The 2012 Elite Football League of India season or 2012 EFLI season was the debut season of Elite Football League of India and began on 22 September 2012.[1] Eight franchises contested for the Elite Bowl, among whom five located in India, two in Sri Lanka and one in Pakistan.

The Pune Marathas claimed the title after defeating Delhi Defenders 6–0 in the Elite Bowl I on 10 November 2012 and became the first ever champions of an Elite Bowl.

Broadcasting[edit]

Games were shown on Ten Sports and Ten Action with four matches per week on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.[2]

Teams[edit]

EFLI teams in 2012 season
India Pakistan Sri Lanka
Location of EFLI teams in India
Location of EFLI teams in Pakistan
Location of EFLI teams in Sri Lanka

Venues[edit]

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Colombo
Sugathadasa Stadium
Capacity: 30,000
Sugatadasa Stadium.jpg
2012 Elite Football League of India season is located in Sri Lanka

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

East
Team[3] GP W L Pct PF PA NP
Colombo Lions 5 4 1 0.800 64 35 +29
Delhi Defenders 6 4 2 0.667 96 55 +41
Kandy Skykings 6 2 4 0.333 55 92 -37
Kolkata Vipers 6 0 6 0.000 15 104 -90
West
Team[4] GP W L Pct PF PA NP
Pune Marathas 6 4 2 0.667 88 42 +46
Bangalore Warhawks 6 4 2 0.667 84 44 +40
Mumbai Gladiators 6 4 2 0.667 67 45 +22
Pakistan Wolfpak 5 1 4 0.200 38 91 -53

Fixtures[edit]

Following a complete list with results.[5]

Game Date / Time (IST) Home Team Score Away Team Location
1 22 SEP / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 26–06 Pakistan Wolfpak Sugathadasa Stadium
2 23 SEP / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 31–07 Delhi Defenders Sugathadasa Stadium
3 24 SEP / 8:30 PM Kandy Skykings 13–00 Kolkata Vipers Sugathadasa Stadium
4 25 SEP / 8:30 PM Mumbai Gladiators 07–12 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
5 29 SEP / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 16–06 Kolkata Vipers Sugathadasa Stadium
6 30 SEP / 8:30 PM Pakistan Wolfpak 12–14 Mumbai Gladiators Sugathadasa Stadium
7 01 OCT / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 10–07 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
8 02 OCT / 8:30 PM Delhi Defenders 43–06 Kandy Skykings Sugathadasa Stadium
9 06 OCT / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 07–10 Pune Marathas Sugathadasa Stadium
10 07 OCT / 8:30 PM Kolkata Vipers 06–26 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
11 08 OCT / 8:30 PM Pakistan Wolfpak 00–21 Delhi Defenders Sugathadasa Stadium
12 09 OCT / 8:30 PM Kandy Skykings 03–11 Mumbai Gladiators Sugathadasa Stadium
13 13 OCT / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 06–13 Mumbai Gladiators Sugathadasa Stadium
14 14 OCT / 8:30 PM Pakistan Wolfpak 14–03 Kolkata Vipers Sugathadasa Stadium
15 15 OCT / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 13–06 Kandy Skykings Sugathadasa Stadium
16 16 OCT / 8:30 PM Delhi Defenders 06–10 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
17 20 OCT / 8:30 PM Pakistan Wolfpak Cancelled Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
Delhi Defenders 07–00 Kolkata Vipers
18 21 OCT / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 00–15 Mumbai Gladiators Sugathadasa Stadium
19 22 OCT / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 19–00 Kandy Skykings Sugathadasa Stadium
20 27 OCT / 8:30 PM Bangalore Warhawks 28–00 Kolkata Vipers Sugathadasa Stadium
21 28 OCT / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 06–09 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium
22 29 OCT / 8:30 PM Delhi Defenders 12–07 Mumbai Gladiators Sugathadasa Stadium
23 30 OCT / 8:30 PM Pakistan Wolfpak 06–27 Kandy Skykings Sugathadasa Stadium

Playoffs[edit]

Elite Bowl Qualifier[edit]

Game Date / Time (IST) Winning Team Score Losing Team Location
24 03 NOV / 8:30 PM Delhi Defenders 22–14 Bangalore Warhawks Sugathadasa Stadium
25 04 NOV / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 21–07 Colombo Lions Sugathadasa Stadium

Elite Bowl I[edit]

Game Date / Time (IST) Winning Team Score Losing Team Location
26 10 NOV / 8:30 PM Pune Marathas 06–00 Delhi Defenders Sugathadasa Stadium

Awards[edit]

Roshan Lobo, a Running Back of the Warhawks, was named MVP of the season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ten Sports". Ten Sports. 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "East Division". Efli.com. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  4. ^ "East Division". Efli.com. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  5. ^ "Schedule". Efli.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20.