2001 AK Pipe International Cup

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2001 AK Pipe International Cup
Tournament details
Host country Iran
Dates 15 October – 17 October
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iran Aboomoslem (1st title)
Runners-up Iran Fajr Sepasi
Third place Iran Esteghlal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 16 (4 per match)
Top scorer(s) Iran Reza Enayati (5 goals)

The 2001 AK Pipe International Cup was a friendly football tournament that took place in Mashhad, Iran. The tournament was sponsored by Aria Kavan Trading & Production Group.

Revenues generated from ticket sales for this tournament went towards refugees from war torn Afghanistan.[1]

Köpetdag Aşgabat fielded two Iranian footballers in the game against Aboomoslem, the two were Ali Khosravi and Mehdi Khazaei.[2]

Participant teams[edit]

Initially this tournament was going to be held in August 2001 and the four participants were going to be Persepolis F.C., Partsazan Khorasan, Köpetdag Aşgabat and AK Pipe Mashhad. However Persepolis F.C. decided not to take part in the tournament due to several players' injuries.[3]

The tournament was postponed to October and the participants were as follow:[4]

Iran Esteghlal Azadegan League 2000–01 - Champion
Iran Fajr Sepasi Hazfi Cup 2000-01 - Champion
Iran Aboomoslem 2nd Division 2000-01 - Champion
Turkmenistan Köpetdag Turkmenistan League 2000 - Champion

Semifinals[edit]

15 October 2001
Iran Aboomoslem 7 – 1 Turkmenistan Köpetdag
Enayati Goal 25'Goal 41'Goal 54'
AliyevGoal 56'Goal 63'
RajabiGoal 43'
ShokriGoal 89'
Report Bayramov Goal 80'
Takhti Stadium
Referee: Alireza Jafarzadeh (Iran)

15 October 2001
Iran Esteghlal 0 – 0 (a.e.t.) Iran Fajr Sepasi
  Penalties  
3 – 4

Third place Match[edit]

Final[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Position Player Club Goals
1 Iran Reza Enayati Iran Aboomoslem 5
2 Azerbaijan Pasha Aliyev Iran Aboomoslem 2
3 Iran Hamid Rajabi Iran Aboomoslem 1
Iran Ramazan Shokri Iran Aboomoslem
Turkmenistan Nazar Bayramov Turkmenistan Köpetdag
Iran Mohammad Navazi Iran Esteghlal
Iran Farzad Majidi Iran Esteghlal
Azerbaijan Rafat Guliev Iran Esteghlal
Iran Ali Mousavi Iran Esteghlal
Iran Dariush Mikaeili Iran Aboomoslem
Iran Bahman Tahmasebi Iran Fajr Sepasi
_ OG 0
_ Penalty Goals 0
_ Total goals 16
Total games 4

Cards[edit]

Position Player Club Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svgRed card.svg Red card.svg Total
1 Iran Hasan Razaqpour Iran Aboomoslem 1 0 0 1
1 Turkmenistan Sergei Leonov Turkmenistan Köpetdag 1 0 0 1
Total Cards  ?  ?  ?  ?


Champion[edit]

AK Pipe International Cup
2001 Winners
Aboomoslem

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Title Unknown" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2012-03-03. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  2. ^ "Title Unknown" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2012-03-03. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  3. ^ http://www.iran-newspaper.com/1380/800523/html/sports.htm#s40824
  4. ^ "علیرضا جعفرزاده". Archived from the original on 2012-03-03. Retrieved 2012-02-25.