2011 Indian Federation Cup

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2011 Indian Federation Cup
Country India
Teams21
ChampionsSalgaocar (4th title)
Runners-upEast Bengal
Matches played51
Goals scored84 (1.65 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Chidi Edeh
Henry Antchouet
2010
2012

The 2011 Indian Federation Cup was the 33rd season of the knock-out competition. On 13 August 2011 the AIFF announced that 21 clubs had been accepted to the tournament.[1]

The tournament Qualifiers commence from 8 September to 13 September and Final Group Round quarterfinals start from 17 September. The winner of this prestigious tournament will book their place in 2012 AFC Cup.[2]

East Bengal qualifies for 2012 AFC Cup because Salgaocar S.C. already qualified via them being I-League champions.

Teams[edit]

Round Clubs
remaining
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering at this round
Qualifying Round 21 none 21 2011 2nd Division Final Round Teams + ONGC FC
Final Group Phrase 16 2 14 I-League
Semi-Finals 4 4 none none
Final 2 2 none none

Qualifying round[edit]

Final group phase[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Salgaocar1–0Shillong Lajong
Edeh Goal 90+1' Report
Attendance: 20,456
Referee: Pratap Singh
East Bengal2–1Prayag United
Gow Goal 38'
Paite Goal 83'
Report Dutta Goal 17'
Attendance: 75,364
Referee: Mangho Singh

Final[edit]

East Bengal1–3Salgaocar
Gow Goal 26' Report Edeh Goal 5'
Fernandes Goal 17'
Sueoka Goal 67'
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: M. B. Santhosh Kumar

Top goal scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Gabon Henry Antchouet Churchill Brothers 4
Nigeria Chidi Edeh Salgaocar
2 Scotland Alan Gow East Bengal 3
3 Nigeria Daniel Bedemi United Sikkim 2
Nigeria Ogba Kalu Nnanna Sporting Clube de Goa
India Khangebam Jibon Singh Pailan Arrows
Liberia Johnny Menyongar Shillong Lajong
India Robin Singh East Bengal
India Khemtang Paite East Bengal
Brazil Roberto Mendes Silva Churchill Brothers
Nigeria Henry Ezeh Air India
India Jeje Lalpekhlua Pune
Bhutan Chencho Royal Wahingdoh
India Jackichand Singh Royal Wahingdoh
Nigeria Stanley Okoroigwe Mohammedan

Telecast[edit]

Brand Value Communications Ltd. broadcast all 27 final group phase matches of the competition through their channels News Time Bangla and News Time Assam in West Bengal and Assam respectively. On 20 September, DD Sports announced that they would telecast the matches starting with the two games that ended the group phase on 22 September. DD Sports also aired the semi-finals and final.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federation Cup Qualifiers to kick-off on September 8". the-aff.
  2. ^ "Federation Cup semis and final at Kolkata". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 13 August 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.indiablooms.com/SportsDetailsPage/sportsDetails100911e.php[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.indiablooms.com/SportsDetailsPage/sportsDetails100911b.php[permanent dead link]

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