FFSA Federation Cup

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FFSA Federation Cup
Football Federation of South Australia (logo).png
Founded 1907
Region  Australia
 South Australia
Current champions Adelaide City (16 titles)
Most successful club(s) Adelaide City (16 titles)
Website FFSA
2014 Federation Cup

Federation Cup, is a knockout cup competition in Australian football. The "Federation Cup" is run by Football Federation South Australia. Its current sponsored name is Coca-Cola Federation Cup.[1] Federation Cup was first held in 1907 which was won by Cambridge who defeated Hindmarsh however the full-time score is not recorded.[2]

The holders of the Federation Cup are Western Strikers, who defeated Adelaide Blue Eagles 6–5 on penalties after a 1–1 draw after regulation time and extra time.[3]

Since 2014 the Federation Cup has been incorporated as one of the qualification tournaments to determine participants in the national FFA Cup.

Format[edit]

The competition is a knockout tournament starting with a Preliminary Round featuring clubs from a combination of the SA Collegiate Soccer League and the FFSA State League. The Preliminary Round is followed by Round 1 were all remaining teams from the FFSA State League and FFSA Premier League enter the competition along with usually a very small number of participating SA Collegiate Soccer League clubs.

Eligible teams[edit]

All team that play in Football Federation of South Australia sanctioned competition are Eligible.

Venues[edit]

Matches in the FA Cup are usually played at the home ground of one of the two teams. The team who plays at home is decided when the matches are drawn. The final is held at Hindmarsh Stadium.

Champions[edit]

References[edit]