1947–48 Cupa României

The 1947–48 Cupa României was the 11th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1947–48 Cupa României
ChampionsITA Arad
Runners-upCFR Timișoara

The title was won by ITA Arad against CFR Timișoara.


The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

In the first round proper, two pots are made, the first pot with Divizia A teams and other teams till 16 and the second pot with the rest of teams qualified in this phase. First-pot teams will play away. Each tie is played as a single leg.

In the first round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the score is still tied after 120 minutes, the team from the lower league will qualify.

In the rest of the rounds, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the score is still tied after 120 minutes, the team who plays away will qualify.

In case the teams are from same city, a replay will be played.

In case the teams play in the final, a replay will be played.

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


First round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
16 March 1948
CSM Sighişoara (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) CFR Cluj
CAM Timișoara (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) Libertatea Oradea
17 March 1948
CFR Buzău (Div. B) 2–4 (Div. A) ASA București
Astra Română Moreni (Div. B) 0–5 (Div. A) CFR București
18 March 1948
Socec Lafayette București (Div. B) 4–0 (Div. A) FC Ploiești
Metalochimic București (Div. B) 2–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) RATA Târgu Mureş
UM Cugir (Div. C) 1–4 (Div. A) CFR Timișoara
Ţesătoria Română Piteşti (Div. C) 1–0 (Div. A) Distribuţia București
Concordia Ploieşti (Div. B) 1–4 (Div. A) Oţelul Reșița
Foresta Reghin (Div. C) 1–3 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Ripensia Timișoara (Div. B) 1–3 (Div. A) ITA Arad
CFR Târgovişte (Div. B) 1–3 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Unirea Tricolor București
CFR Turda (Div. C) 2–1 (Div. A) CS Mediaş
CFR Turnu Severin (Div. B) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Jiul Petroșani
Minaur Zlatna (Div. C) 1–5 (Div. A) Dermata Cluj
24 March 1948
Politehnica Iași (Div. B) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Ciocanul București

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
21 April 1948
Metalochimic București 2–4 Oţelul Reșița
Socec Lafayette București 2–5 CFR Timișoara
Universitatea Cluj 2–3 ITA Arad
Politehnica Iași 3–1 CFR Cluj
Ţesătoria Română Piteşti 1–0 CFR București
CAM Timișoara 3–1 ASA București
CFR Turda 9–3 Unirea Tricolor București
CFR Turnu Severin 3–1 Dermata Cluj


Team 1  Score  Team 2
30 May 1948
CAM Timișoara 3–2 CFR Turda
13 June 1948
Politehnica Iași 1–0 Oţelul Reșița
24 June 1948
Ţesătoria Română Piteşti 0–1 (a.e.t.) ITA Arad
27 June 1948
CFR Turnu Severin 0–2 CFR Timișoara


Team 1  Score  Team 2
8 August 1948
Politehnica Iași 2–3 (a.e.t.) CFR Timișoara
CAM Timișoara 0–6 ITA Arad


ITA Arad3 – 2CFR Timișoara
A.Kovács   38'
Reinhardt   56'
Băcuț   82'
Report I.Kovács   7'
Woronkowski   8'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Emil Kroner (Bucharest)

 Cupa României 1947–48 Winners 
ITA Arad
1st title


  1. ^ "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României". 17 May 2016.

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