1977 Norwegian Football Cup

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1977 Norwegian Football Cup
Country Norway Norway
Champions Lillestrøm (1st title)
Runners-up Brann

The 1977 Norwegian Football Cup was won by Lillestrøm after beating Bodø/Glimt 1–0 in the final on 23 October 1977. This was the first time Lillestrøm won the Norwegian Cup.

Summary[edit]

While Third Division side Sogndal was the biggest surprise in the previous season by reaching the final, this year's surprise was Raufoss who reached the semifinal for the first time. Raufoss had eliminated the First Division sides Vålerengen, Brann and Moss, but where eliminated by Lillestrøm in the semifinal. Steinkjer, which were playing in the Second Division eliminated Rosenborg and HamKam, but lost 3–0 against Bodø/Glimt in the semifinal. This was the second consecutive year that Steinkjer reached the semifinal.

In the final, Lillestrøm won 1–0 against Bodø/Glimt, with their biggest star, Tom Lund scoring the only goal. This was Lillestrøm's fourth final, and the first time they won the Norwegian Cup.

Final[edit]

23 October 1977
Lillestrøm 1–0 Bodø/Glimt
Lund Goal 76'
Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 22,648
Referee: Rolf Haugen, Lillehammer
Lillestrøm:
Arne Amundsen
Rune Hansen
Jan Birkelund
Tore Kordahl
Georg Hammer Substituted off 78'
Tor Egil Johansen
Frank Grønlund
Gunnar Lønstad
Terje Olsen
Tom Lund
Erik Karlsen
Substitutes:
Leif Hansen Substituted in 78'
Frank Tømmervåg
Per Brogeland
Coach:
Joe Hooley
Bodø/Glimt:
Jon Abrahamsen
Gunnar S. Haare
Truls Klausen
Ernst Pedersen
Arnfinn Helgesen
Arild Olsen
Harald Berg
Anders Farstad Substituted off 80'
Ove Andreassen
Arne Hanssen
Jakob Klette Substituted off 80'
Substitutes:
Trond Tidemann Substituted in 80'
Terje Mørkved Substituted in 80'
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