2013 OSN Cup

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2013 OSN Cup
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Tournament details
Host country Saudi Arabia
Dates 5–9 September 2013
Teams 4 (from 3 sub-confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  United Arab Emirates (1st title)
Runners-up  New Zealand
Third place  Trinidad and Tobago
Fourth place  Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 13 (3.25 per match)
Top scorer(s) Trinidad and Tobago Kenwyne Jones
Best player United Arab Emirates Omar Abdulrahman
Best goalkeeper New Zealand Glen Moss

The 2013 OSN Cup was an association football tournament held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 5 September 2013 to 9 September 2013.[1] The tournament was organized by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation and sponsored by the Middle Eastern and North African TV network OSN. This was the premier edition of the tournament. New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad and Tobago and the United Arab Emirates were invited to the tournament. All matches were held at the King Fahd International Stadium[2] About the tournament, SAFF president Ahmed Eid Al-Harbi said, “Our goal is to promote the culture of football in the Kingdom, set more platforms for our talented team to demonstrate their skills and to encourage new talent to step forward and be proud participants in Saudi Arabia’s modern football history."[3] The United Arab Emirates were crowned champions after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in the final.

Squads[edit]

Brackets[edit]

Semi-finals Final
5 September
  UAE (pen.)  3 (7)  
  Trinidad and Tobago  3 (6)  
 
9 September
      UAE  2
    New Zealand   0
Third place
5 September 9 September
  Saudi Arabia  0   Trinidad and Tobago  3
  New Zealand  1     Saudi Arabia  1

Semi-finals[edit]

United Arab Emirates  3–3  Trinidad and Tobago
Fardan Goal 5'
Mabkhout Goal 37'
Khalil Goal 54'
Report Plaza Goal 55'
Jones Goal 87' (pen.)
Molino Goal 90+2'
Penalties
7–6
Saudi Arabia  0–1  New Zealand
Report Killen Goal 78'
Referee: Abdulameer Abdulshaheed (Bahrain

Third place play-off[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago  3–1  Saudi Arabia
Jones Goal 4'5'
Boucaud Goal 85'
Report Hazazi Goal 47'

Final[edit]

United Arab Emirates  2–0  New Zealand
Khalil Goal 11'
Mabkhout Goal 56'
Report

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OSN Cup 2013". OSN. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "OSN Cup match schedule announced". albawaba.com. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Warriors get ready for OSN Cup". socawarriors.net. Retrieved 1 September 2013.