1957 Norwegian Football Cup

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1957 Norwegian Football Cup
Country Norway Norway
Champions Fredrikstad (7th title)
Runners-up Sandefjord

The 1957 Norwegian Football Cup was the 52nd season of the Norwegian annual knockout football tournament. The tournament was open for all members of NFF, except those from Northern Norway. The final was played at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on 20 October 1957, and was contested by the six-times winners Fredrikstad, and Sandefjord who made their debut in the Norwegian Cup final.

Fredrikstad won their seventh title with a 4-0 win in the final, which also secured the double for Fredrikstad, as they also won the 1956–57 Norwegian Main League. This was Fredrikstad's second double, they won the first in 1938. Skeid was the defending champions, but lost 3-0 against Sarpsborg in the quarterfinal and was eliminated.

Third round[edit]

August 4:
Fredrikstad - Brage 3-2 (extra time)
Rapid - Larvik Turn 0-1
Lyn - Asker 3-9
Vålerengen - Os 5-2
Strømmen - Urædd 8-2
Odd - Selbak 4-1
Grane (Arendal) - Skeid 1-3
Hødd - Raufoss 0-3
Kvik (Trondheim) - Kristiansund 3-1
Ranheim - Greåker 3-1
Gjøvik/Lyn - Molde 5-2
Kapp - Sarpsborg 2-2 (extra time)
Mjøndalen - Årstad 3-1
Sandefjord - Lisleby 7-0
Viking - Varegg 3-0
Brann - Djerv 1919 4-1

Rematch
Sarpsborg - Kapp 4–3

Fourth round[edit]

August 18:
Sarpsborg - Brann 4-0
Fredrikstad - Vålerengen 4-1
Skeid - Gjøvik/Lyn 5-1
Asker - Odd 2-0
Raufoss - Sandefjord 1-2
Larvik Turn - Ranheim 13-0
Viking - Mjøndalen 7-1
Kvik (Trondheim) - Strømmen 3-8

Quarterfinal[edit]

September 8:
Strømmen - Larvik Turn 2-0
Asker - Fredrikstad 2-4
Sandefjord - Viking 3-2 (extra time)
Sarpsborg - Skeid 3-0

Semifinal[edit]

Sandefjord - Strømmen 4-1
Fredrikstad - Sarpsborg 3-0

Final[edit]

20 October 1957
Fredrikstad 4–0 Sandefjord
Kristoffersen Goal 1'26'
Johannessen Goal 57'
Borgen Goal 81'
Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo
Attendance: 33,073
Referee: Leif Gulliksen, Ørn

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