Super Cup (Bangladesh)

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Super Cup
GP Bangladesh Super Cup Logo.jpg
Founded 2009; 5 years ago (2009)
Region  Bangladesh
Number of teams 8
Current champions Mohammedan SC
(2nd title)
Most successful club(s) Mohammedan SC
(2 titles)
Television broadcasters Bangladesh Television
Website www.bffonline.com
2013 Grameenphone Super Cup

Super Cup is the highest-budgeted football competition organized by the Bangladesh Football Federation and is one of the two club football season cups in Bangladesh, the other being Federation Cup. It started in 2009 . The tournament is currently sponsored by Grameenphone.

History[edit]

The competition kicked off for the first time on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 inaugurated by Citycell's Chief Executive Officer Michel Seamour and the Federation's president Kazi Salahuddin[1] in which Mohammedan SC became the first champion beating arch-rival Dhaka Abahani. The prize money for the tournament was $ 150,000 which is said to be a record in Asia. Mohammedan defeated the country's Premier League winners Abahani 1-0 in an exciting final attended by a crowd of 40,000 in the country's main international football venue Bangabandhu National Stadium.[2]

The second Super Cup was on 6 August 2011 at Bangabandhu National Stadium by 2010-2011 season champion Dhaka Abahani beating Mohammedan SC in a heated remeet.[3]

The third Super Cup was held on June 2013 in which Mohammedan SC became champion for the second time by beating 2012–13 Bangladesh Football Premier League champion Sheikh Russel KC.[4]

Winners[edit]

Statistics by club[edit]

Team Winner Runners-up Years won Years runners-up
Mohammedan SC 2 1 2009, 2013 2011
Dhaka Abahani 1 1 2011 2009
Sheikh Russel KC 0 1 2013

Sponsorship[edit]

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References[edit]