Totally 76 teams participated, 18 from Alpha Ethniki, 18 from Beta, and 40 from Gamma. It was held in 6 rounds, included final.
It was a very interesting competition, that was characterized by undecided confrontations and enough surprises, from which the mainer was the elimination of AEK Athens by neophyte in Alpha Ethniki Ionikos, in Second Round. At the same time, PAOK eliminated Sparta in penalty shootout. PAOK's goalkeeper, Gkitsioudis, warded off all 4 shots of rival players). Iraklis eliminated Ilisiakos after extra time, with away goals rule.
In the Third Round, PAOK was eliminated with the same process by Olympiacos, after two eventful matches, while in quarter-finals there were impressive qualifications of both Panathinaikos, against Iraklis (6–1 at first leg), and OFI, against Athinaikos, that reversed 5–0 the first leg's 0–3. In two very interesting semi-finals, Olympiacos eliminated Panathinaikos after extra time, while OFI qualified against Apollon Athens with a goal in last minutes of the second leg.
In Final, Olympiacos overcame 4–2 OFI and won the Cup after 9 years. For the Cretan team, it was the second and last time until now that accomplished to qualify in a Greek Cup Final. First scorers of the season were Lajos Détári and Dimitris Saravakos, with 8 goals.