2012 King Cup of Champions

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2012 King Cup of Champions
Country  Saudi Arabia
Champions Al-Ahli
Runners-up Al-Nassr

The King Cup of Champions is an end of season cup competition in Saudi Arabian domestic football.

The top eight in the Professional League will compete in the King cup.

The cup winner will guarant a place in the 2013 AFC Champions League.

Participating teams[edit]

Team Qualifying method App* Last App
Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab 2011–12 Saudi Professional League champions 5 2011
Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 2011–12 Saudi Professional League runners-up 5 2011
Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 3rd place 5 2011
Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 4th place 4 2011
Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 5th place 2 2010
Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 6th place 5 2011
Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 7th place 5 2011
Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly 2011–12 Saudi Professional League 8th place 2 2011

* Number of appearance in King Cup of Champions since the 2008 season .

Fixtures and results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                       
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Ittihad 2 1 3  
Saudi Arabia  Al-Hilal 2 1 3  
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Hilal 0 2 2  
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Ahli 1 2 3  
Saudi Arabia  Al-Ahli 5 3 8
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Faisaly 1 0 1  
    Saudi Arabia  Al-Ahli 4    
  Saudi Arabia  Al Nassr 1    
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Ettifaq 1 2 3  
Saudi Arabia  Al-Fateh 2 3 5  
  Saudi Arabia  Al-Fateh 0 1 1
  Saudi Arabia  Al Nassr 2 0 2  
Saudi Arabia  Al-Shabab 1 1 2
  Saudi Arabia  Al Nassr 2 2 4  
King Cup of Champions
2012 Winners
Al-Ahli
2nd Title

Quarter-finals[edit]

1st Leg[edit]

22 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ittihad 2 – 2 Al-Hilal
Abd Rabo Goal 25' Goal 56' Goal 7' Al-Fraidi
Goal 83' Al-Dosari

23 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ahli 5 – 1 Al-Faisaly
Swaid Goal 16' (o.g.)
Al-Eisa Goal 20'
Jaizawi Goal 28'
Al-Jassim Goal 57'
Simoes Goal 81' (pen.)
Goal 25' Benko

23 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Shabab 1 – 2 Al-Nassr
Menegazzo Goal 18' Goal 40' Hamood
Goal 45' (pen.) Bouguèche

28 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ettifaq 1 – 2 Al-Fateh
Al-Hamad Goal 14' Goal 45' Goal 55' Élton

2nd Leg[edit]

26 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Hilal 1 – 1 Al-Ittihad
Adil Hermach Goal 83' Goal 47' (pen.) Naif Hazazi

3–3 on aggregate. Al-Hilal won on away goals.


27 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Faisaly 0 – 3 Al-Ahli
Goal 66' Al-Fahmi
Goal 89' (pen.) Mayof
Goal 90+2' Al-Raheb

Al-Ahli won 8–1 on aggregate.


29 April 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Nassr 2 –1 Al-Shabab
Al-Sahlawi Goal 59'
Reche Goal 74'
Goal 72' Al-Shamrani

Al Nassr won 4–2 on aggregate.


1 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Fateh 3 – 2 Al-Ettifaq
Élton Goal 23'
Al-Hamdan Goal 27'
Fuakumputu Goal 36'
Goal 19' Tagliabué
Goal 47' Al-Shehri

Al Fateh won 5–3 on aggregate.

Semi-finals[edit]

1st Leg[edit]

7 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Hilal 0 – 1 Al-Ahli
Al Hosni Goal 60'


8 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Fateh 0 – 2 Al-Nassr
Goal 73' Bouguèche
Goal 84' (pen.) Reche

2nd Leg[edit]

11 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ahli 2 – 2 Al-Hilal
Al-Harbi Goal 21'
Palomino Goal 79'
Goal 90+3' (pen.) Goal 23' Wilhelmsson

Al-Ahli won 3–2 on aggregate.


14 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Nassr 0 – 1 Al-Fateh
Salumu Goal 24'

Al-Nassr won 2-1 on aggregate.

Third Place[edit]

18 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Hilal 0 – 3 Al-Fateh
Élton Goal 44' Goal 71'
Al-Maqahoy Goal 76'

Final[edit]

18 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ahli 4 – 1 Al-Nassr
Al-Hosni Goal 35'
Jaizawi Goal 46' Goal 77'
Al-Mousa Goal 74'
Goal 82' Reche
Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah
Referee: Luca Banti (Italy)

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Brazil Élton Al-Fateh 5
2 Saudi Arabia Abdulrahim Jaizawi Al-Ahli 3
Brazil Cunha Reche Al-Nasr 3
3 Egypt Hosny Abd Rabo Al-Ittihad 2
Algeria Hadj Bouguèche Al-Nasr 2
Oman Amad Al Hosni Al-Ahli 2
Sweden Christian Wilhelmsson Al-Hilal 2
Democratic Republic of the Congo Doris Fuakumputu Al-Fateh 2