2012 King Cup of Champions

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2012 King Cup of Champions
Country  Saudi Arabia
Dates 22 April 2012 (2012-04-22) – 18 May 2012 (2012-05-18)
Teams 8
Champions Al-Ahli (12th title)
Runners-up Al-Nassr
Matches played 14
Goals scored 45 (3.21 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Élton (5 goals)
2011
2013

The 2012 King Cup of Champions or "The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Cup of Champions", was the 37th season of King Cup of Champions since its establishment in 1957, and the 5th under the current edition. Al-Ahli were the defending champions.

Al-Ahli won the title for the second time in a row and their twelfth title overall after beating Al-Nassr 4–1 in the final.

Participating teams[edit]

Team Qualifying method App* Last App
Al-Shabab 2011–12 Professional League champions 5 2011
Al-Ahli 2011–12 Professional League runners-up 5 2011
Al-Hilal 2011–12 Professional League 3rd place 5 2011
Al-Ettifaq 2011–12 Professional League 4th place 4 2011
Al-Fateh 2011–12 Professional League 5th place 2 2010
Al-Ittihad 2011–12 Professional League 6th place 5 2011
Al-Nassr 2011–12 Professional League 7th place 5 2011
Al-Faisaly 2011–12 Professional League 8th place 2 2011

* Number of appearance in King Cup of Champions since the 2008 season .

Fixtures and results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                     
6 Al-Ittihad 2 1 3  
3 Al-Hilal (a) 2 1 3  
  3 Al-Hilal 0 2 2  
  2 Al-Ahli 1 2 3  
2 Al-Ahli 5 3 8
8 Al-Faisaly 1 0 1  
  2 Al-Ahli 4
  7 Al-Nassr 1
1 Al-Shabab 1 1 2  
7 Al-Nassr 2 2 4  
  7 Al-Nassr 2 0 2 Third place
  5 Al-Fateh 0 1 1  
4 Al-Ettifaq 1 2 3 3 Al-Hilal 0
5 Al-Fateh 2 3 5   5 Al-Fateh 3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Quarter-finals were played on 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29 April & 1 May 2012.[1]

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Semi-finals were played on 7, 8, 11, & 14 May 2012.[2]

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

Third place[edit]

Third place game was played on 17 May 2012.[3]

Final[edit]

18 May 2012
17:50 GMT
Al-Ahli 4 – 1 Al-Nassr
Al-Hosni Goal 35'
Jaizawi Goal 46' Goal 77'
Al-Mousa Goal 74'
Report Goal 82' Reche

Winner[edit]

King Cup of Champions
2012 Winners
Al-Ahli
12th Title

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Brazil Élton Al-Fateh 5
2 Saudi Arabia Abdulrahim Jaizawi Al-Ahli 3
Brazil Reche Al-Nasr 3
3 Egypt Hosny Abd Rabo Al-Ittihad 2
Algeria Hadj Bouguèche Al-Nasr 2
Oman Amad Al Hosni Al-Ahli 2
Sweden Christian Wilhelmsson Al-Hilal 2
Democratic Republic of the Congo Doris Fuakumputu Al-Fateh 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quarterfinals". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Simefinal". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Third Place". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.