1960–61 Cupa României

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1960–61 Cupa României
ChampionsArieșul Turda
Runners-upRapid București

The 1960–61 Cupa României was the 23rd edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

The title was won by Arieșul Turda against Rapid București.


The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

In the first round proper, two pots were made, first pot with Divizia A teams and other teams till 16 and the second pot with the rest of teams qualified in this phase. Each tie is played as a single leg.

It is the fourth season in the history of Cupa României when all the games are played on a neutral location.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, then a replay will be played. In case the game is still tight after the replay, then the team from lower division will qualify for the next round.

From the first edition, the teams from Divizia A entered in competition in sixteen finals, rule which remained till today.


First round proper[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
18 April 1961
CSMS Iaşi (Div. A) 8–2 (Div. B) Rulmentul Bârlad
UTA Arad (Div. A) 4–1 (Div. B) CS Oradea
19 April 1961
CSM Reșița (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) Minerul Lupeni
ȘNM Constanța (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) Farul Constanța
Penicilina Iaşi (Div. C) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. C) Laminorul Roman
CCA București (Div. A) 4–2 (Div. B) Electroputere Craiova
Petrolul Ploiești (Div. A) 3–1 (Div. B) Prahova Ploiești
Voinţa Bucureşti (Div. C) 3–1 (Div. C) Rapid Mizil
Progresul București (Div. A) 4–0 (Div. C) Dunărea Giurgiu
CFR Timișoara (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) Ştiinţa Timişoara
IS Câmpia Turzii (Div. B) 3–1 (Div. A) Ştiinţa Cluj
20 April 1961
Rapid București (Div. A) 3–1 (Div. B) Metalul Bucureşti
24 May 1961
Steagul Roşu Braşov (Div. A) 6–1 (Div. B) Mureşul Târgu Mureş
Corvinul Hunedoara (Div. A) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. B) Arieșul Turda
25 June 1961
CSM Sibiu (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Dinamo București
Dinamo Bacău (Div. A) 3–0 (forfait) (Div. C) Unio Satu Mare
24 May 1961 — Replay
Penicilina Iaşi (Div. C) 1–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. C) Laminorul Roman
31 May 1961 — Replay
Arieșul Turda (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) Corvinul Hunedoara

Second round proper[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
21 June 1961
CCA București 5–2 CSM Reșița
25 June 1961
UTA Arad 3–1 CSMS Iaşi
28 June 1961
Voinţa Bucureşti 1–0 ŞNM Constanţa
Steagul Roşu Braşov 3–2 IS Câmpia Turzii
Arieșul Turda 7–1 Penicilina Iaşi
13 August 1961
Ştiinţa Timişoara 5–2 CSM Sibiu
Progresul Bucureşti 5–1 Dinamo Bacău
30 August 1961
Rapid București 3–1 Petrolul Ploiești


Team 1  Score  Team 2
12 October 1961
UTA Arad 3–2 Voinţa Bucureşti
Arieșul Turda 2–1 (a.e.t.) Ştiinţa Timişoara
18 October 1961
CCA București 3–0 Progresul Bucureşti
Rapid București 5–1 Steagul Roşu Braşov


Team 1  Score  Team 2
22 October 1961
Rapid București 2–0 CCA București
Arieșul Turda 3–0 UTA Arad


Arieșul Turda2 – 1Rapid București
Băluţiu Goal 50' (pen.)51' Report Georgescu Goal 24'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Nicolae Mihăilescu (Bucharest)
Cupa României 1960–61 Winners
FC Ariesul Turda fanion 1961.jpg
Arieșul Turda
1st Title


  1. ^ "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României - Ripensia Sport Magazin". ripensia-sport-magazin.ro. Retrieved 2015-10-21.

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