Qatari Sheikh Jassim Cup

The Sheikh Jassim Cup(Arabic: كأس الشيخ جاسم) is an annual men's cup competition in Qatari football held between the winner of the Qatar Stars League and the Emir of Qatar Cup.[1]

Sheikh Jassim Cup
Founded1977 (1977)
Country Qatar
Number of teams2
Current championsAl Sadd SC (15th title)
(2019)
Most championshipsAl-Sadd SC (15)
2019 Sheikh Jassim Cup

History

The inaugural Sheikh Jassim Cup was held in 1977.[2] Prior to the 2014 Sheikh Jassim Cup, all 18 Qatari football clubs competed in the cup. Under this format, the teams were divided into four groups with the winners from each group qualifying for the semi-finals.[1]

The cup serves the opening event to the Qatar's football season.[1] Al Sadd SC are the most successful team in the competition's history, having won the trophy on 13 occasions.[3]

Previous winners


  • NOTES:

1. The 2015 edition was played in January 2016 due to both teams competing in 2015 AFC Champions League

Top-Performing Clubs

Club Champions
Al-Sadd SC14
Al-Arabi SC6
Al-Rayyan SC5
Al-Wakrah SC4
Qatar SC4
Al-Gharafa SC2
Lekhwiya SC2
Al-Shamal SC1
Al-Khor SC1
Umm Salal SC1
Al-Mu'aidar SC1

References

  1. "About Sheikh Jassim Cup". QFA.com. Qatar Football Association. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  2. "Lekhwiya Stadium to host 2014 Sheikh Jassim Cup final". QFA.com. Qatar Football Association. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. Bendjoudi, Yasmine (9 August 2014). "Al Sadd kick off Qatar Stars League campaign with Sheikh Jassim Cup triumph". Qulture. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  4. "Nilmar sounds warning as Sheikh Jassim Cup begins". Gulf Times. Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  5. Malla, Suman (1 September 2007). "Al Gharafa claim Sheikh Jassim Cup". Gulf Times. Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  6. "Al Arabi rout Al Rayyan to win Sheikh Jassim Cup". Gulf Times. Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. 3 September 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  7. "Al Arabi win Sheikh Jassim Cup". Gulf Times. Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. 6 September 2010. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  8. Koraith, Joe (13 August 2014). "Sadd start season with Sheikh Jassim Cup win". Gulf Times. Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  9. "Al Rayyan stun Al Duhail to lift Sheikh Jassim Cup". Gulf-Times (in Arabic). 2018-08-01. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
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