Federation Cup

Founded
1980; 37 years ago (1980)

Region
Bangladesh

Number of teams
16

Current champions
Dhaka Abahani (10 titles)

Most successful club(s)
Dhaka Mohammedan (10 titles)

Television broadcasters
Bangladesh Television

Website
www.bffonline.com

2016 Bangladesh Federation Cup

Federation Cup, previously called in full Bangladesh Federation Cup, is Bangladesh’s premier knockout competition in men’s association football. The competition started in 1980 and is run by the Bangladesh Football Federation which is responsible for all types of competitive matches in the country. The teams from the country’s premier league and other clubs compete in the tournament while occasionally Indian sides were invited in the past. Most of the matches are played in the country’s main football venue Bangabandhu National Stadium.

Contents

1 Format
2 Cup winners and finalists
3 Statistics by club
4 Sponsorship
5 See also
6 References

Format[edit]
A total of 16 teams participate in the final round. The top 10 teams from the Bangladesh Premier League directly take part in the final round while the other six teams are qualified out of 11 teams from preliminary round competitions in which the teams are split into three groups. In the final round the teams are split into four groups. Two teams from each group qualify for the knockout rounds.[1]
Cup winners and finalists[edit]
The clubs that were winners and runners-up of the previous tournaments are listed.[2][3] In 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006 and 2007 no competitions were held.

Year
Winners
Runners-up
Score
Ref.

1980
Mohammedan Sporting Club & Brothers Union
(Finalists were joint winners)
0-0
 

1981
Mohammedan Sporting Club
Abahani Krira Chakra
2-0

1982
Abahani Krira Chakra & Mohammedan Sporting Club
(Finalists were joint winners)
0-0

1983
Mohammedan Sporting Club
Abahani Krira Chakra
2-0

1984
Mohammedan Sporting Club & Abahani Krira Chakra
(Final match abandoned due to riots)
0-0(before riots began)

1985
Abahani Krira Chakra
Brothers Union
1-0

1986
Abahani Krira Chakra
Brothers Union
2-1

1987
Mohammedan Sporting Club
Dhaka Wanderers Club
1-0

1988
Abahani Limited
Mohammedan Sporting Club
1-0

1989
Mohammedan Sporting Club
Abahani Limited
2-1 (a.e.t.)

1991
Brothers Union
Mohammedan Sporting Club
0-0(a.e.t.)(4-2 pen.)

1994
Muktijoddha Sangsad KC
Abahani Limited
3-2

1995
Mohammedan Sporting Club
Abahani Limited
0-0(a.e.t.)(6-5 pen.)
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