2012 President's Cup (Maldives)

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2012 President's Cup (Maldives)
Country  Maldives
Teams 4
Champions New Radiant
Runners-up Victory
Matches played 4
Top goal scorer(s) Ahmed Rasheed
(3 goals)

The 2012 President's Cup, was the 62nd season of the President's Cup, a knock-out competition for Maldives' top 4 football clubs. Victory Sports Club were the defending champions, having beaten New Radiant Sports Club 2–1 in last season's Final.

The winner of the competition will qualify for the qualifying play-off of the 2013 AFC Cup. The final was held on the 15 October 2012,[1] and was contested at Rasmee Dhandu Stadium between the same finalists of the previous season, New Radiant and Victory.[2] New Radiant won the final 2-1 on penalties, claiming a record ninth President's Cup, after the score was 0-0 after extra time.[3]

Background[edit]

Broadcasting rights[edit]

The broadcasting rights for all the matches of 2012 Maldives President's Cup were given to the Television Maldives.

Semi-finals[edit]

1st Semi winners will be the first team to play the final. 2nd Semi winners will have to play in the 3rd Semi with the 1st Semi losers. The winner of 3rd Semi will be the second team to play in the final.

Final[edit]

The final was played on 15 October 2012 at Rasmee Dhandu Stadium. The final involved one team from the Dhivehi League, New Radiant and Victory. The game was won by New Radiant after a penalty shoot-out.

Statistics[edit]

Own goals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News of Imran's goal in international media". maldivesoccer.com. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Victory 3 - 2 Maziya: Victory into the finals". 12 October 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "New Radiant 0 - 0 Victory: New Radiant beat Victory in penalties". 15 October 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.