Copa Venezuela

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Copa Venezuela
Founded 1959
Region Venezuela
Number of teams 47
Current champions Zulia (2016)
Most successful club(s) Caracas
(5 titles)

The Copa Venezuela (English: Venezuela Cup) is the national cup football competition of Venezuela. Organized by the Venezuelan Football Federation, is it disputed in the first half of the season by the teams in the Primera División, Segunda División A, and Segunda División B.

Over the years, the competitions has had several names. Under its current format, the competition was revived by the FVF in 2007. Its format is similar format of the Spanish Copa del Rey. The champion qualifies to the Copa Sudamericana.

Champions[edit]

Season Champion (title count) Runner-up
Copa Liga Mayor
1959 Portugués Español
Copa Naciones
1960 Banco Agricola Portugués
Copa Caracas
1961 Deportivo Italia Dos Caminos
1962 Deportivo Italia Canarias
1963 Canarias Tiquire Flores
1964 Tiquire Flores Canarias
1965 Valencia Lara
1966 Galicia Canarias
1967 Galicia Portugués
Copa Venezuela
1968 Canarias Lara
1969 Galicia Canarias
1970 Deportivo Italia Galicia
1971 Estudiantes Anzoátegui
1972 Portugués Valencia
1973 Portuguesa Estudiantes
1974 no competition
1975 Estudiantes San Cristóbal
1976 Portuguesa Deportivo Italia
1977 Portuguesa Valencia
1978 Valencia Universidad de Los Andes
1979 Galicia Lara
1980 Atlético Zamora Valencia
1981 Galicia Deportivo Táchira
1982 Deportivo Táchira Atlético Zamora
1983–1984 no competition
1985 Mineros Deportivo Táchira
1986 no competition
1987 Caracas Mineros
1988 Maritimo Estudiantes
1989 Maritimo Mineros
1990 Internacional Portuguesa
1991 Anzoátegui Caracas
1992 Trujillanos Caracas
1993 Caracas Minervén
1994 Caracas Trujillanos
1995 Universidad de Los Andes Caracas
1996–2006 no competition
Copa Venezuela
2007–08 Aragua Maracaibo
2008 Deportivo Anzoátegui Estudiantes
2009 Caracas Trujillanos
2010 Trujillanos Zamora
2011 Mineros Trujillanos
2012 Deportivo Anzoátegui Estudiantes
2013 Caracas Deportivo Táchira
2014 La Guaira Trujillanos
2015 La Guaira Deportivo Lara
2016 Zulia Estudiantes de Caracas

Titles by club[edit]

Club Winners Winning Years
Caracas 5 1987, 1993, 1994, 2009, 2013
Galicia 5 1966, 1967, 1969, 1979, 1981
Deportivo Italia 3 1961, 1962, 1970
Portuguesa 3 1973, 1976, 1977
Estudiantes 2 1971, 1975
Valencia 2 1965, 1978
Portugués 2 1959, 1972
Marítimo 2 1988, 1989
Mineros 2 1985, 2011
Trujillanos 2 1992, 2010
Canarias 2 1963, 1968
Zamora 2 1980, 1982
Deportivo Anzoátegui 2 2008, 2012
La Guaira 2 2014, 2015
Aragua 1 2007
Anzoátegui 1 1991
Internacional 1 1990
Tiquire Flores 1 1964
Universidad de Los Andes 1 1995
Zulia 1 2016

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