1965–66 Cupa României

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1965–66 Cupa României
ChampionsSteaua București
Runners-upUTA Arad

The 1965–66 Cupa României was the 28th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

The title was won by Steaua București against UTA Arad.


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.

First round proper matches are played on the ground of the lowest ranked team, then from the second round proper the matches are played on a neutral location.

In the first round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, the team who played away will qualify.

From the second round proper, 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 the younger team (the lower average of players age) will qualify.

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
9 March 1966
Victoria Călan (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Steaua București
13 March 1966
AS Aiud (Div. C) 3–1 (Div. A) Ştiinţa Craiova
Vagonul Arad (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Dinamo București
Dinamo Bacău (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) CSMS Iaşi
Minerul Baia Mare (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Metalurgistul Bucureşti (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Steagul Roşu Braşov
Dunărea Calafat (Div. D) 0–4 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Clujeana Cluj (Div. B) 3–1 (Div. B) Progresul București
Foresta Fălticeni (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Farul Constanța
Fructexport Focşani (Div. C) 0–4 (Div. A) Siderurgistul Galați
Cimentul Medgidia (Div. D) 3–1 (Div. A) Ştiinţa Timişoara
Petrolul Moineşti (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. C) Soda Ocna Mureş
Jiul Petrila (Div. B) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Rapid București
Metalul Plopeni (Div. D) 1–0 (Div. A) Dinamo Piteşti
CSM Sibiu (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) UTA Arad
Ştiinţa Târgu Mureş (Div. D) 1–3 (Div. A) ASA Crişul Oradea

Second round proper[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
11 May 1966
Rapid București 2–0 CSMS Iaşi
UTA Arad 2–0 Cimentul Medgidia
Farul Constanța 3–2 (a.e.t.) Metalul Plopeni
ASA Crişul Oradea 3–2 AS Aiud
Steagul Roşu Braşov 1–0 Clujeana Cluj
Dinamo București 3–1 (a.e.t.) Universitatea Cluj
Petrolul Ploiești 1–0 (a.e.t.) Siderurgistul Galați
Steaua București 2–0 Soda Ocna Mureş


Team 1  Score  Team 2
22 June 1966
Farul Constanța 2–1 Steagul Roşu Braşov
Steaua București 2–0 Dinamo București
UTA Arad 2–1 ASA Crişul Oradea
Rapid București 2–0 Petrolul Ploiești


Team 1  Score  Team 2
13 July 1966
Steaua București 3–0 Rapid București
UTA Arad 3–2 Farul Constanța


Steaua București4 – 0UTA Arad
Raksi Goal 63'70'
Voinea Goal 75'
Sătmăreanu Goal 88'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Erwin Vetter (GDR)


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

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