2012 Viva World Cup

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2012 VIVA World Cup
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Tournament details
Host countryIraqi Kurdistan
Dates4–9 June
Teams9 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Kurdistan Region (1st title)
Runners-up Northern Cyprus
Third place Zanzibar
Fourth place Provence
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored102 (5.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)Northern Cyprus Halil Turan
Provence Christophe Copel (6 goals)
2010

The 2012 VIVA World Cup was the fifth and final VIVA World Cup, an international tournament for football open to non-FIFA-affiliated teams, played in the Iraqi Kurdistan. It marked a new record in the competition's history, with nine teams competing for the Nelson Mandela Trophy, from 4 to 9 June.[1] Al Iraqiya signed a television rights agreement with the NF-Board and the Kurdistan Football Association to broadcast all the matches.

Participating teams[edit]

Team 2012 Pos. Participation
 Kurdistan Region 1st 4th
 Northern Cyprus 2nd 1st
 Zanzibar 3rd 1st
 Provence 4th 4th
 Occitania 5th 4th
 Western Sahara 6th 1st
 Tamil Eelam 7th 1st
 Raetia 8th 1st
 Darfur[2] 9th 1st

Venues[edit]

City Stadium Capacity Event
Arbil Franso Hariri Stadium 40,000 Group stages and final
Duhok Duhok Stadium 20,000 Semi-finals
Sulaymaniyah Sulaymaniyah Stadium 15,000 Group stages
Arbil Brayati Stadium Group stages
Salahaddin Ararat Stadium Group stages

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the semi-finals

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kurdistan Region 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 6
 Occitania 2 1 0 1 6 3 +3 3
 Western Sahara 2 0 0 2 2 12 −10 0
Kurdistan Region 6–0 Western Sahara
Mushir 12' (pen.)
Sherzad 16', 33'
Halgurd 74'
Aziz 82', 90'
Report
Attendance: 9,000
Western Sahara 2–6 Occitania
Budah 52'
Malum 56'
Report Flourens 6'
Bertini 12', 14'
Amiel 67'
Quéré 72' (pen.)
Patrac 75'
Attendance: 200
Occitania 0–1 Kurdistan Region
Report Ismael 28'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Zanzibar 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 6
 Raetia 2 1 0 1 1 6 −5 3
 Tamil Eelam 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0
Zanzibar 6–0 Raetia
Mcha 33', 41', 52'
Kassim 51'
Juma 88', 90'
Report
Tamil Eelam 0–3 Zanzibar
Mcha 22'
Omar 61'
Juma 90'

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Provence 2 2 0 0 20 1 +19 6
 Northern Cyprus 2 1 0 1 16 2 +14 3
 Darfur 2 0 0 2 0 33 −33 0
Northern Cyprus 15–0 Darfur
Turan 11', 17', 23', 44', 50', 90'
Çıdamlı 14', 76', 81'
Börekçi 21'
Kayalilar 34'
Güvensoy 46', 61', 63'
Yaşinses 87'
Report
Darfur 0–18 Provence
Report Mdahoma 4'
Zenafi 5', 40', 59'
Copel 19', 32', 59', 68', 75'
S.Abbes 23', 49', 50', 77', 83'
Y.Abbes 41', 54'
Taba 47'
Lescoualch 66'

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 June – Duhok
 
 
 Kurdistan Region2
 
9 June – Arbil
 
 Provence1
 
 Kurdistan Region2
 
8 June – Duhok
 
 Northern Cyprus1
 
 Northern Cyprus2
 
 
 Zanzibar0
 
Third place
 
 
9 June – Arbil
 
 
 Provence2
 
 
 Zanzibar7

9th Place Match[edit]

Western Sahara 5–1 Darfur
Budah 31', 85'
Malum 80'
Maaruf 87'
El Mami 90'
Moubarak 46'

5th–8th Place Semi-finals[edit]

7th Place Match[edit]

Tamil Eelam 4–0 Raetia
Nagulendran 59', 67', 71'
Sri 79'
Report

5th Place Match[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Kurdistan Region 2–1 Provence
Ismael 2', 59' Report Zenafi 36'
Attendance: 12,500
Zanzibar 0–2 Northern Cyprus
Report Yaşinses 58'
Kayalilar 69' (pen.)

3rd Place Match[edit]

Provence 2–7 Zanzibar
Taba 44'
Copel 57'
Suleiman 22', 23', 71'
Mcha 35', 68', 90'
Kassim 58'

Final[edit]

Kurdistan Region 2–1 Northern Cyprus
Halgurd 9' (pen.)
Siamand 32'
Report Mohamad 42' (o.g.)
Attendance: 22,000


 VIVA World Cup 2012 Winners 

Kurdistan Region
First title

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arsalan Abdullah (31 May 2012). "2012 VIVA World Cup matches kick off Monday". AK News. Archived from the original on 2 June 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Viva World Cup Archives | Can Soccer Save the World?". cansoccersavetheworld.com. Archived from the original on 6 January 2014.

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