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 Iraqi Kurdistan (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)
Gozo 2010
2014

The 2012 VIVA World Cup was the fifth 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
 Iraqi Kurdistan 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
 Iraqi Kurdistan 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
Iraqi Kurdistan 6–0 Western Sahara
Mushir Goal 12' (pen.)
Sherzad Goal 16'33'
Halgurd Goal 74'
Aziz Goal 82'90'
Report
Attendance: 9,000
Western Sahara 2–6 Occitania
Budah Goal 52'
Malum Goal 56'
Report Flourens Goal 6'
Bertini Goal 12'14'
Amiel Goal 67'
Quéré Goal 72' (pen.)
Patrac Goal 75'
Attendance: 200
Occitania 0–1 Iraqi Kurdistan
Report Ismael Goal 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 Goal 33'41'52'
Kassim Goal 51'
Juma Goal 88'90'
Report
Raetia 1–0 Tamil Eelam
Dudler Goal 83' Report
Tamil Eelam 0–3 Zanzibar
Mcha Goal 22'
Omar Goal 61'
Juma Goal 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 Goal 11'17'23'44'50'90'
Çıdamlı Goal 14'76'81'
Börekçi Goal 21'
Kayalilar Goal 34'
Güvensoy Goal 46'61'63'
Yaşinses Goal 87'
Report
Darfur 0–18 Provence
Report Mdahoma Goal 4'
Zenafi Goal 5'40'59'
Copel Goal 19'32'59'68'75'
S.Abbes Goal 23'49'50'77'83'
Y.Abbes Goal 41'54'
Taba Goal 47'
Lescoualch Goal 66'
Provence 2–1 Northern Cyprus
Zenafi Goal 28'
Lescoualch Goal 35'
Tağman Goal 26'

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 June – Duhok
 
 
 Iraqi Kurdistan2
 
9 June – Arbil
 
 Provence1
 
 Iraqi Kurdistan2
 
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 Goal 31'85'
Malum Goal 80'
Maaruf Goal 87'
El Mami Goal 90'
Moubarak Goal 46'

5th–8th Place Semi-finals[edit]

Occitania 7–0 Tamil Eelam
Martinez Goal 30'51'
Patrac Goal 49'
Dalzon Goal 50'
Thomas Goal 64'
Massaré Goal 83'
Hernandez Goal 89'
Western Sahara 3–0 Raetia
Moulay Goal 59'
El Mami Goal 83'
Boiah Goal 87'

7th Place Match[edit]

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

5th Place Match[edit]

Occitania 3–1 Western Sahara
Thomas Goal 35'
Bertini Goal 55'
Amiel Goal 86'
Bijah Goal 90'

Semi-finals[edit]

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

3rd Place Match[edit]

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

Final[edit]

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


 VIVA World Cup 2012 Winners 

Iraqi Kurdistan
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. ^ [1]

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