2013 Norwegian Football Cup

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2013 Norwegian Football Cup
Country Norway
Teams 128 (competition proper)
272 (qualifying)
Champions Molde
Runners-up Rosenborg
Top goal scorer(s) Nicki Billie Nielsen (8 goals)
Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo - venue for the Norwegian Cup final

The 2013 Norwegian Football Cup was the 108th season of the Norwegian annual knockout football tournament. It began with qualification matches in March 2013. The first round was played 17 April 2013 and the tournament ended with the final on November 2013, which Molde won beating Rosenborg 4–2.

The victory earned Molde a place in the second qualifying round of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.

Calendar[edit]

Below are the dates for each round as given by the official schedule:

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs
First Qualifying Round 17 March 2013 96 272 → 176
Second Qualifying Round 1 April 2013 48 176 → 128
First Round 16-18 April 2013 64 128 → 64
Second Round 1/2 May 2013 32 64 → 32
Third Round 29/30 May 2013 16 32 → 16
Fourth Round 19/26 June 2013 8 16 → 8
Quarterfinals 3/4 July 2013 4 8 → 4
Semifinals 25/26 September 2013 2 4 → 2
Final 24 November 2013 1 2 → 1

First Round[edit]

The 48 winners from the Second Qualifying Round joined with 80 clubs from the Premier League, First Division and Second Division in this round of the competition.

Second Round[edit]

The 64 winners from the First Round are scheduled to play in this round of the competition.

Third Round[edit]

The 32 winners from the Second Round are scheduled to play in this round of the competition.

Fourth Round[edit]

The 16 winners from the Third Round are scheduled to play in this round of the competition.

Quarterfinals[edit]

The 8 winners from the Fourth Round are scheduled to play in this round of the competition.

Semifinals[edit]

The 4 winners from the Quarterfinals are scheduled to play in this round of the competition.

Final[edit]

The 2013 Norwegian Football Cup Final was played between Rosenborg and Molde at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on 24 November 2013.

24 November 2013
13:15 CET
Molde 4 – 2 Rosenborg
Rindarøy Goal 16'
Berget Goal 71'
Hoseth Goal 82'
Høiland Goal 90'
Report Diskerud Goal 17'
Reginiussen Goal 49'
Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 24,824
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (SK Haugar)

Statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals Games
1 Denmark Nicki Bille Nielsen Rosenborg 8 7
2 Norway Torgeir Børven Vålerenga 7 4
3 Norway Bård Finne Brann 6 2
4 Norway Mads Stokkelien Stabæk 5 3
Cape Verde Steevan Dos Santos Ull/Kisa 5 3
6 Senegal Aliou Coly Molde 4 1
Morocco Abderrazak Hamed Allah Aalesunds FK 4 3
Norway Asgeir Snekvik Tiller 4 2