2016 Capital Football season

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Australian Capital Territory Capital Football
Season2016
ChampionsCanberra Olympic
Cup winnersCanberra Olympic
PremiersCanberra Olympic
2015
2017

The 2016 Capital Football season was the fourth season under the new competition format in the Australian Capital Territory. The overall premier for the new structure qualified for the National Premier Leagues finals series, competing with the other state federation champions in a final knockout tournament to decide the National Premier Leagues Champion for 2016.

League Tables[edit]

2016 National Premier League ACT[edit]

Australian Capital Territory NPL Capital Football
Season2016
ChampionsCanberra Olympic
PremiersCanberra Olympic
Matches played90
Goals scored383 (4.26 per match)
Top goalscorerStephen Domenici
(21 goals)
Biggest home win8-1, (2 times)
Biggest away win0-6
Monaro Panthers
vs Tigers FC
24 July 2016
Highest scoring10 goals, (4 times)
2015
2017

The 2016 National Premier League ACT season was played over 18 rounds, from April to August 2016.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Canberra Olympic (C) 18 15 0 3 50 16 +34 45 2016 National Premier Leagues Finals
2 Cooma 18 13 3 2 61 28 +33 42 2016 ACT Finals
3 Belconnen United 18 11 2 5 49 24 +25 35
4 Canberra 18 10 2 6 44 31 +13 32
5 Gungahlin United 18 6 4 8 20 29 −9 22
6 FFA Centre of Excellence 18 7 1 10 51 48 +3 22
7 Tuggeranong United 18 6 3 9 26 35 −9 21
8 Canberra United Academy (R) 18 6 0 12 44 68 −24 18 Disbanded at end of season
9 Monaro Panthers 18 4 2 12 22 49 −27 14
10 Woden Weston 18 3 1 14 16 55 −39 10
Updated to match(es) played on 12 September 2016. Source: sportstg.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 Canberra Olympic 2 (5)  
2 Cooma Tigers 2 (3)         1 Canberra Olympic 3
      2 Cooma Tigers 1   4 Canberra FC 0
  4 Canberra FC 5  
3 Belconnen United 0
4 Canberra FC 4  

Top Scorers[edit]

Reference:[1]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Australia Stephen Domenici Tigers FC 21
2 England Thomas James Canberra FC 18
3 Colombia Philippe Bernabo-Madrid Canberra Olympic 16
4 Australia Jason Ugrinic Belconnen United 13
5 Australia Joshua Gulevski Canberra United Academy 11
6 Australia Nicolas Abot Tigers FC 10
7 Australia Domenic Giampaolo Canberra FC 9
8 Australia Aisosa Ihegie Belconnen United 8
9 Australia Andrew Slavich Tuggeranong United 7
Australia Dustin Wells Belconnen United

2016 ACT Capital League[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital League
Season2016
ChampionsANU FC
PremiersANU FC
Matches played68
Goals scored275 (4.04 per match)
Top goalscorerDaniel Crkovski (17 goals)
Biggest home win6-0 (2 times)
Biggest away win1-7
Weston Molonglo
vs Queanbeyan City
9 April 2016
Highest scoring3-6
Tuggeranong United B
vs Canberra Olympic B
30 April 2016
2015
2017

The 2016 ACT Capital League was the fourth edition of the new Capital League as the second level domestic association football competition in the ACT.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ANU FC (C) 17 12 2 3 48 22 +26 38 2016 ACT Capital League Finals
2 White Eagles 17 10 1 6 40 25 +15 31
3 Queanbeyan City 17 9 3 5 48 31 +17 30
4 Canberra Olympic B 17 7 5 5 35 32 +3 26
5 Weston Molonglo 17 8 1 8 27 42 −15 25
6 Narrabundah 17 4 5 8 25 32 −7 17
7 O'Connor Knights 17 4 2 11 25 40 −15 14
8 Tuggeranong United B 17 4 1 12 27 51 −24 13
Updated to match(es) played on 5 September 2016. Source: sportstg.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 ANU FC 3  
2 White Eagles 2         ANU FC 6
      White Eagles 0   Queanbeyan City 3
  Queanbeyan City 2  
3 Queanbeyan City 2(3)
4 Canberra Olympic B 2(1)  

2016 Capital Football Division 1[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital Football Division 1
Season2016
ChampionsBelconnen United B
PremiersANU FC C
Matches played90
Goals scored395 (4.39 per match)
Top goalscorerDaniel Sparrow
(14 Goals)
2015
2017

The 2016 ACT Capital Football Division 1 was the second edition of the new Capital League Division 1 as the third level domestic association football competition in the ACT. 10 teams competed, all playing each team twice for a total of 18 rounds.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ANU FC C 18 14 1 3 58 28 +30 43 2015 Capital Football Division 1 Finals
2 Belconnen United B (C) 18 12 2 4 57 32 +25 38
3 Lanyon United 18 12 1 5 42 29 +13 37
4 ADFA Vikings 18 10 3 5 34 24 +10 33
5 UC Pumas 18 10 2 6 43 32 +11 32
6 Brindabella Blues 18 8 3 7 41 33 +8 27
7 Goulburn Strikers 18 4 5 9 30 40 −10 17
8 Canberra City 18 3 5 10 38 53 −15 14
9 Goulburn Stags 18 3 1 14 32 55 −23 10
10 Belwest Foxes 18 2 1 15 20 69 −49 7
Updated to match(es) played on 5 September 2016. Source: sportstg.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 ANU FC C 0  
2 Belconnen Utd B 1         Belconnen Utd B 2
      ANU FC C 0   ADFA Vikings 0
  ADFA Vikings 1  
3 Lanyon United 2(12)
4 ADFA Vikings 2(13)  

2016 Women's Premier League[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital Football
Women's Premier League
Season2016
ChampionsBelconnen United
PremiersBelconnen United
Matches played45
Goals scored226 (5.02 per match)
Top goalscorerBrittany Palombi (20 goals)
2015
2017

The highest tier domestic football competition in the ACT is known as the Women's Premier League. The 6 teams played each other three times, plus a finals series for the top 4 teams.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Belconnen United (C) 15 14 0 1 67 7 +60 42 2016 Capital Football WPL Finals
2 Canberra 15 9 4 2 45 18 +27 31
3 Gungahlin United 15 9 3 3 55 19 +36 30
4 Tuggeranong United 15 5 0 10 37 40 −3 15
5 Woden Weston 15 4 1 10 19 33 −14 13
6 Canberra United Academy 15 0 0 15 5 111 −106 0
Updated to match(es) played on 12 September 2016. Source: sportstg.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 Belconnen United 4  
2 Canberra FC 5         Belconnen United 1
      Canberra FC 2   Canberra FC 0
  Gungahlin United 0  
3 Gungahlin United 5
4 Tuggeranong United 0  

Cup Competitions[edit]

2016 Federation Cup[edit]

Australian Capital Territory 2016 Federation Cup
Dates26 April – 18 June 2016
Teams19
Defending championsGungahlin United
ChampionsCanberra Olympic (5th title)
Runners-upTigers FC
Matches played18
Goals scored76 (4.22 per match)
2015
2017

2016 was the 54th edition of the Capital Football Federation Cup. The Federation cup acts as the preliminary rounds for the FFA Cup in the ACT with the Cup winner entering the subsequent FFA Cup round of 32. In 2016, the Federation Cup, which is open to all senior men's teams registered with Capital Football, consisted of two rounds, quarter-finals, semi-finals and a final. NPL clubs entered the tournament in the second round. The Cup ran from 26 April 2016 (first round) till 18 June 2016 (final). Olympic defeated Cooma in the final 3-1 at Deakin Stadium to clinch the Federation Cup and qualify for the 2016 FFA Cup.[2]

2016 Capital Football Federation Cup
Tie no Home Team (Tier) Score Away Team (Tier)
Round 1
1 Lanyon United (4) 1–2 O'Connor Knights (3)
2 Goulburn Stags (4) 2–1 Canberra City (4)
3 Brindabella Blues (4) 6–0 Goulburn Strikers (4)
Round 2
1 Belconnen United (2) 8–1 ANU FC (3)
2 Cooma Tigers (2) 6–0 Goulburn Stags (4)
3 White Eagles (3) 5–0 Queanbeyan City (3)
4 Tuggeranong United (2) 1–1† Monaro Panthers (2)
Tuggeranong United advance 4–1 on penalties.
5 Narrabundah FC (3) 0–6 Canberra FC (2)
6 Woden Weston (2) 2–0 Brindabella Blues (4)
7 Canberra Olympic (2) 2–2† Gungahlin United (2)
Canberra Olympic advance 4–1 on penalties.
8 Weston-Molonglo (3) 1–0 O'Connor Knights (3)
Quarter-finals
1 Belconnen United (2) 1–1† Canberra FC (2)
Belconnen United advance 4–1 on penalties.
2 White Eagles (3) 0–3 Tuggeranong United (2)
3 Woden Weston (2) 0–3 Canberra Olympic (2)
4 Weston-Molonglo (3) 2–5 Cooma Tigers (2)
Semi-finals
1 Belconnen United (2) 1–4 Canberra Olympic (2)
2 Cooma Tigers (2) 4–1 Tuggeranong United (2)
Final
1 Canberra Olympic (2) 3–1 Cooma Tigers (2)
Notes:
  • † = After Extra Time

2016 Charity Shield[edit]

2016 was the first edition of the annual ACT Charity Shield contested to kick off the 2016 Capital Football season. Money raised from the event goes towards a nominated charity, which in 2016 was The House with No Steps. Canberra FC and Gungahlin United contested the Shield in 2016.[3] Canberra FC claimed the inaugural Charity Shield title with a 4-1 victory.[4]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PS4 NPL - Capital Football Scoring Summary". www.sportstg.com. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. ^ Hall, James (2016-06-18). "Canberra Olympic to play on national stage in FFA Cup". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  3. ^ Gaskin, Lee (2016-03-16). "ACT National Premier League: Charity Shield gives new-look Gungahlin United perfect test". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  4. ^ Gaskin, Lee (2016-03-19). "ACT National Premier League: Canberra FC beats Gungahlin United 4-1 in charity shield". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 2019-02-08.