2019–20 Sri Lanka FA Cup

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2019–20 Sri Lanka FA Cup
Country Sri Lanka
Dates30 March 2019 – 7 February 2020
Teams827
ChampionsPolice SC
Runners-upSaunders SC
2018

The 2019–20 Sri Lanka FA Cup (or Vantage FA Cup for sponsorship reasons) is the 57th season of Sri Lanka FA Cup, the top-tier knockout football tournament in Sri Lanka. A total of 827 teams will participate.[1]

The tournament kicked off on 30 March 2019.[2] It was put on hold following the Easter bombings, and resumed in May.[3]

There are three stages: Preliminary Stage, District Stage, and National Stage. The Preliminary Stage was organized at league level on a knockout basis. The 64 winners from the Preliminary Stage will play in the District Stage. The 32 winners from the District Stage will join the 32 teams which play in the round of 32 last season.

Round of 64[edit]

The draw for the round of 64 was held on 1 October 2019.[4][5][6] Matches were played in November and December 2019.

Results on 23 November 2019: [1]

Results on 24 November 2019: [2]

Round of 32[edit]

The draw for the round of 32 was held on 28 November 2019.[7][8][9] Matches were played in December 2019.

Draw and results: [3] [4]

  • GOLDEN RISE SC 0 VS 8 DEFENDERS FC
  • UPCOUNTRY LIONS SC 2 VS 0 GREAT STAR SC
  • CIVIL SECURITY SC 3(5) VS 3(4) JAMALIYA SC
  • SAUNDERS SC 4 VS 1 UNITED SC
  • BLUE STAR SC 0(4) VS 0(3) RED STAR SC
  • SUPER BEACH SC 1 VS 4 RED ROSE SC
  • SLTB SC 1 VS 2 SL POLICE SC
  • SERENDIB SC 2(0) VS 2(3) PRISON SC
  • NEW STAR SC 1 VS 2 YOUNG STRA SC
  • RENOWN SC 4 VS 0 COLOMBO FC
  • SARIKAMULA Y 0 VS 2 BLUE EAGLE SC
  • SOLID SC 0 VS 2 JAVA LANE SC
  • RED ROBBINS SC 2(3) VS 2(4) NEW YOUNGS FC
  • LIVERPOOL SC 1(3) VS 1(4) SINGING FISH SC
  • SEA HAWKS FC 3 VS 0 IMAYAN CENTRAL SC
  • RED SUN SC 1(4) VS 1(2) ST.NICHOLAS SC

Round of 16[edit]

The draw for the round of 16 was held on 17 December 2019.[10] Matches were played in January 2020.

Results: [5]

  • DEFENDERS FC 1–1 (4–5 p) SL POLICE SC
  • NEW YOUNGS FC 1–1 (4–5 p) PRISON SC
  • SAUNDERS SC 1–1 (3–0 p) JAVA LANE SC
  • YOUNG STAR SC 0–2 RENOWN SC
  • BLUE STAR SC 6–2 UPCOUNTRY LIONS SC
  • SINGING FISH SC 0–1 SEA HAWKS FC
  • RED ROSE SC 1–1 (5–6 p) CIVIL SECURITY SC
  • RED SUN SC 0–1 BLUE EAGLE SC

Quarter-finals[edit]

The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 8 January 2020.[11] [6] Matches will be played on 11 and 12 January 2020.

Results: [7]

11th Jan – Civi Security SC 2–5 Police SC – 4.00pm – Sugathadasa Stadium

11th Jan – Blue Eagle SC 2–1 Renown SC – 6.30pm – Sugathadasa Stadium

12th Jan – Sea Hawks FC 0–1 Saunders SC – 4.00pm – Sugathadasa Stadium

12th Jan – Prison SC 0–1 Blue Star SC – 6.30pm – Sugathadasa Stadium

Semi-finals[edit]

The draw for the semi-finals was held on 21 January 2020. Matches were played on 1 February 2020 at the Race Course International Stadium.

Results: [8]

1st Feb – Saunders SC 5–1 Blue Eagle SC – 4.00pm – Race Course International Stadium

1st Feb – Police SC 0–0 (4–2 p) Blue Star SC – 6.30pm – Race Course International Stadium

Final[edit]

Match will be played on 7 February 2020 at the Race Course International Stadium.

Result: [9]

7th Feb – Saunders SC 1–1 (5–6 p) Police SC – 7.30pm – Race Course International Stadium

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Vantage' continues to tie up with FFSL for FA Cup 2019". Daily News. 30 March 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd edition of the FA Cup to kick off". The Papare. 29 March 2019.
  3. ^ "FA Cup to resume". The Papare. 13 May 2019.
  4. ^ Vantage FA Cup Round of 64 Draw - 2019
  5. ^ Vantage FA Cup 2019, Round of 64 Draw Results
  6. ^ "Football: All set for FA Cup 2019 battle of the Top 64". The Sunday Times. 2 October 2019.
  7. ^ Vantage FA Cup Round of 32 Draw - 2019
  8. ^ Vantage FA Cup 2019, Round of 32 Draw Results
  9. ^ "32 teams enter Vantage FA Cup final stage". The Sunday Observer. 1 December 2019.
  10. ^ VANTAGE FA Cup 2019 - Round of 16. Official Draw.
  11. ^ VANTAGE FA Cup 2019 Quarter FINALS Official Draw

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