1936–37 Cupa României

The 1936–37 Cupa României was the fourth edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1936–37 Cupa României
Country Romania
ChampionsRapid București
(2nd title)
Runners-upRipensia Timișoara
Matches played31
Goals scored118 (3.81 per match)

The title was won by Rapid București after a final against Ripensia Timișoara. It was the second cup for Rapid, and the first of six consecutive successes.


The competition is an annual knockout tournament with pairings for each round drawn at random.

There are no seeds for the draw. The draw also determines which teams will play at home. Each tie is played as a single leg.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, there a replay will be played, usually at the ground of the team who were away for the first game.

From the first edition, the teams from Divizia A entered in competition in sixteen finals, rule which remained till today.

The format is almost similar with the oldest recognised football tournament in the world FA Cup.



Round of 32Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
Craiu Iovan Craiova0
Victoria Cluj2
Victoria Cluj (a.e.t.)3
Crișana Oradea2
Crișana Oradea2
AMEF Arad1
Victoria Cluj2
Rapid București3
Rapid București3
CA Oradea1
Rapid București7
Jahn Cernăuți3
Jahn Cernăuți2
Textila Moldova Iași1
Rapid București5
Venus București1
Sporting Chișinău1
IS Câmpia Turzii0
Sporting Chișinău1
Venus București3
Venus București2
Chinezul Timișoara1
Venus București (a.e.t.)4
Jiul Petroșani1
Societatea Gimnastică Sibiu0
Gloria Arad2
Gloria Arad1
Jiul Petroșani2
Stăruința Oradea0
Jiul Petroșani2
Rapid București5
Ripensia Timișoara1
AS CFR Brașov1
Unirea Tricolor București3
Unirea Tricolor București0
Ripensia Timișoara1
Ripensia Timișoara (a.e.t.)2
Olimpia CFR Satu Mare1
Ripensia Timișoara1
Universitatea Cluj0
Tricolor CF Ploiești1
Universitatea Cluj2
Universitatea Cluj (a.e.t.)4
Victoria Constanța1
Victoria Constanța3
Maccabi București0
Ripensia Timișoara5
Juventus București2
Franco-Româna Brăila3
CAM Timișoara (a.e.t.)4
CAM Timișoara0
Juventus București1
Phoenix Baia Mare1
Juventus București (a.e.t.)2
Juventus București4
Vulturii Textila Lugoj0
Sportul Studențesc București4
Telefon Club București1
Sportul Studențesc București1
Vulturii Textila Lugoj2
Vulturii Textila Lugoj4
Mureşul Târgu Mureş0

First round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
20 March 1937
Sportul Studențesc București (Div. B) 4–1 (Div. C) Telefon Club București
21 March 1937
Vulturii Textila Lugoj (Div. B) 4–0 (Div. B) Mureşul Târgu Mureş
Victoria Constanța (Div. B) 3–0 (Div. B) Maccabi București
Societatea Gimnastică Sibiu (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) Gloria Arad
Stăruința Oradea (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. B) Jiul Petroșani
Craiu Iovan Craiova (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Victoria Cluj
Sporting Chișinău (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. C) IS Câmpia Turzii
Rapid București (Div. A) 3–1 (Div. A) CA Oradea
AS CFR Brașov (Div. B) 1–3 (Div. A) Unirea Tricolor București
Phoenix Baia Mare (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Juventus București
Ripensia Timișoara (Div. A) 2–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. B) Olimpia CFR Satu Mare
Venus București (Div. A) 2–1 (Div. A) Chinezul Timișoara
Tricolor CF Ploiești (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Crișana Oradea (Div. A) 2–1 (Div. A) AMEF Arad
Jahn Cernăuți (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. B) Textila Moldova Iași
Franco-Româna Brăila (Div. B) 3–4 (a.e.t.) (Div. B) CAM Timișoara

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
25 April 1937
Sportul Studențesc București 1–2 Vulturii Textila Lugoj
Gloria Arad 1–2 Jiul Petroșani
Victoria Cluj 3–2 (a.e.t.) Crișana Oradea
Rapid București 7–3 Jahn Cernăuți
CAM Timișoara 0–1 Juventus București
Unirea Tricolor București 0–1 Ripensia Timișoara
Sporting Chișinău 1–3 Venus București
Universitatea Cluj 4–1 (a.e.t.) Victoria Constanța


Team 1  Score  Team 2
9 May 1937
Victoria Cluj 2–3 Rapid București
Juventus București 4–0 Vulturii Textila Lugoj
Ripensia Timișoara 1–0 Universitatea Cluj
Venus București 4–1 (a.e.t.) Jiul Petroșani


Team 1  Score  Team 2
30 May 1937
Rapid București 5–1 Venus București
Ripensia Timișoara 5–2 Juventus București


Rapid București5 – 1Ripensia Timișoara
Auer   4'
Moldoveanu   69',   75'
Baratky   72',   86'
Report Dobay   40'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Denis Xifando (Bucharest)

 Cupa României 1936–37 Winners 
Rapid București
2nd title


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