2017 Singapore League Cup

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2017 Singapore League Cup
CountrySingapore
Dates7–21 July 2017
Teams8
ChampionsJapan Albirex Niigata (S)
Runners-upWarriors FC
Matches played15
Goals scored52 (3.47 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Tsubasa Sano
Andrei Ciolacu
Shahril Ishak (4 goals)
2016
All statistics correct as of 21 July 2017.

The 2017 Singapore League Cup (known as The New Paper League Cup for sponsorship reasons) is the 11th edition of the Singapore League Cup, Singapore's premier club football tournament organised by the Football Association of Singapore. Albirex Niigata (S) are the defending champions, having won their third trophy the previous year.[1] The tournament was held from 7 to 21 July 2017.[2]

Teams[edit]

A total of 8 teams participate in the 2017 Singapore League Cup with all clubs coming from the S.League.[3] Young Lions will not be participating in this edition of the Singapore League Cup.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Albirex Niigata (S) 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 Advance to semi-final
2 Warriors 3 1 1 1 6 7 −1 4
3 Hougang United 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
4 Home United 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
Source: S.League
Warriors FC4 – 3Home United
Ciolacu Goal 22' (pen) Goal 64' Goal 68'
Webb Goal 76'
Plazibat Goal 6'
Rifqi Goal 15'
Harun Goal 34' (pen)
Referee: Muhd Taqi
Hougang United0 – 0Japan Albirex Niigata (S)
Referee: W Ravisanthiran

Albirex Niigata (S) Japan2 – 0Warriors FC
Sakamoto Goal 3'
Nagasaki Goal 41'
Referee: Sukhbir Singh
Home United1 – 1Hougang United
Plazibat Goal 30' Fairoz Goal 36'
Referee: Farhad Mohd

Home United0 – 1Japan Albirex Niigata (S)
Sano Goal 53'
Referee: G Letchman
Hougang United2 – 2Warriors FC
Fareez Goal 35'
Pablo Goal 57'
Shahril Goal 4'
Ho Goal 41'
Referee: Muhd Syahir

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Brunei DPMM FC 3 2 1 0 11 4 +7 7 Advance to semi-final
2 Geylang International 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
3 Balestier Khalsa 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
4 Tampines Rovers 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Source: S.League
Tampines Rovers1 – 5Brunei DPMM FC
Jamil Goal 67' Adi Goal 14'
Hafiz Goal 31' (o.g)
Maududi Goal 41'
Azwan Goal 41'
Shahrazen Goal 48'
Referee: Jansen Foo
Balestier Khalsa0 – 2Geylang International
Recha Goal 31'
Sendra Goal 50'
Referee: Muhd Syahir

Tampines Rovers1 – 4Geylang International
Ayob Goal 63' Ifwat Goal 53' Goal 64' Goal 85'
Amy Goal 69'
Referee: Ahmad A'Qashah
DPMM FC Brunei3 – 0Balestier Khalsa
Azwan A Goal 7'
A.Syafeeq Goal 42' (o.g)
Adi Goal 70'
Referee: G Letchman

DPMM FC Brunei3 – 3Geylang International
Adi Goal 20'
Maududi Goal 69'
Helmi Goal 84'
Coto Goal 23'
Ricardo Goal 48'
Taufiq Goal 68' (pen)
Referee: Farhad Mohd
Balestier Khalsa3 – 0Tampines Rovers
Fadli Goal 30'
Hazzuwan Goal 56'
Aung Goal 86'
Referee: W Ravisanthiran

Knockout phase[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
Japan Albirex Niigata (S) 4  
Geylang International 0     Japan Albirex Niigata (S) 1
Brunei DPMM FC 1     Warriors FC 0
Warriors FC 5  

Semi-finals[edit]

Albirex Niigata (S) Japan4 – 0Geylang International
Akiyama Goal 28'
Sano Goal 80'Goal 82'
Nakai Goal 88'
Referee: Ahmad A'Qashah
DPMM FC Brunei1 – 5Warriors FC
Shahrazen SaidGoal 77' Ong Goal 26'
Shahril Goal 44'Goal 53'Goal 90' (pen)
Ciolacu Goal 53'
Referee: Muhd Taqi Aljaafari

Final[edit]

Albirex Niigata (S) Japan1 – 0Warriors FC
Sano Goal 110'
Referee: G. Letchman

Statistics[edit]

Scorers[edit]

As of matches played on 22 July 2017.
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Shahril Ishak Warriors FC 4
Romania Andrei Ciolacu Warriors FC
Japan Tsubasa Sano Japan Albirex Niigata (S)
4 Ifwat Ismail Geylang International 3
Brunei Adi Said Brunei DPMM FC
6 Amy Recha Geylang International 2
Croatia Stipe Plazibat Home United
Brunei Azwan Ali Brunei DPMM FC
Brunei Shahrazen Said Brunei DPMM FC
Brunei Maududi Hilmi Kasmi Brunei DPMM FC
Argentina Ricardo Sendra Geylang International
12 20 players 1


Own goals[edit]

Player For Against Score Date
Hafiz Sujad Tampines Rovers Brunei DPMM FC 1–5 8 July 2017
Ashrul Syafeeq Balestier Khalsa Brunei DPMM FC 0–3 11 July 2017

Winners[edit]

2017 Singapore League Cup Winner
Japan Albirex Niigata (S)
4th Title

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tan, Gabriel (30 July 2016). "TNP League Cup: Albirex Niigata (S) beat Brunei DPMM to win Singapore League Cup". ESPN FC. Singapore. Archived from the original on 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ Lim, Shawn (21 June 2017). "The New Paper League Continues Title Sponsorship Of League Cup 2017". FAS. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Albirex drawn with Home in group of death".