La Manga Cup

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La Manga Cup
Founded 1999
Region Europe (UEFA)
Number of teams Various
Current champions Vålerenga (2nd title)
Most successful team(s) Rosenborg (3 titles)
Website La Manga Club
2015 La Manga Cup

La Manga Cup is a winter football tournament played in La Manga del Mar Menor (Murcia, Spain). Usual participants are clubs from countries with a summer football season: Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Russia, Ukraine, and the United States and Canada. The first cup was played in 1999 and was won by Rosenborg, who are the most successful team to date with three wins.

Winners[edit]

Years Winners Runners-up Third Place
1999 Norway Rosenborg Norway Stabæk Norway Brann
2000 Denmark Brøndby IF Norway Rosenborg Sweden Helsingborgs IF
2001 Norway Rosenborg Sweden AIK Russia FC Lokomotiv Moscow
2002 Sweden Helsingborgs IF Norway Lillestrøm Norway Viking
2003 Norway Rosenborg Norway Odd Grenland United States Los Angeles Galaxy
2004 United States MetroStars Norway Viking United States San Jose Earthquakes
2005 Russia Rubin Kazan Norway Lillestrøm Norway Lyn
2006 Russia Rubin Kazan Russia Krylia Sovetov Russia Dynamo Moscow
2007 Norway Vålerenga Norway Lillestrøm Norway Rosenborg
2008 (I) Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Norway Viking Norway Stabæk
2008 (II) Sweden Kalmar FF Denmark Brøndby IF Norway Tromsø
2009 Finland FC Honka Denmark FC Nordsjælland Russia Krylia Sovetov
2010 Norway Molde Denmark FC Nordsjælland Norway Rosenborg
2011 Norway Viking Norway Start Denmark Randers FC
2012 Denmark FC Nordsjælland Norway Vålerenga Norway Viking
2013 Russia CSKA Moscow Norway Vålerenga Sweden Kalmar
2014 Norway Sogndal Norway Brann Norway Start
2015 Norway Vålerenga Norway Tromsø Denmark AGF Aarhus

Performance[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
Norway Rosenborg
3
1
1999, 2001, 2003
Norway Vålerenga
2
2
2007, 2015
Russia Rubin Kazan
2
2005, 2006
Denmark FC Nordsjælland
1
2
2012
Norway Viking
1
2
2011
Denmark Brøndby IF
1
1
2000
Russia CSKA Moscow
1
2013
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
1
2008 (I)
Sweden Helsingborgs IF
1
2002
Sweden Kalmar FF
1
2008 (II)
Norway Molde
1
2010
Norway Sogndal
1
2014
Finland FC Honka
1
2009
United States MetroStars
1
2004

Performance by country[edit]

Country Winners Runners-up Third Place
Norway Norway
8
13
9
Russia Russia
3
1
3
Denmark Denmark
2
3
2
Sweden Sweden
2
1
2
United States United States
1
2
Finland Finland
1
Ukraine Ukraine
1

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