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The 1953 Cupa României was the 16th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1953 Cupa României
ChampionsFlamura Roşie Arad
Runners-upCCA Bucureşti

The title was won by Flamura Roşie Arad against CCA Bucureşti.



The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

In the first round proper, two pots were made, 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.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, the team who plays away will qualify.

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

In case the teams play in the final, there 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
9 September 1953
Flamura Roşie Buhuşi (Div. C) 2–4 (Div. B) Dinamo Bacău
Locomotiva Cluj (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) Dinamo Oraşul Stalin
Şantierul Constanţa (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Dinamo București
Ştiinţa Craiova (Div. C) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. B) Spartac Bucureşti
Locomotiva Oradea (Div. B) 6–4 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Progresul Oradea
Flamura Roşie Piteşti (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. B) Metalul București
Flamura Roşie Sf. Gheorghe (Div. B) 0–5 (Div. A) Locomotiva Bucureşti
Libertatea Sibiu (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Minerul Petroşani
Locomotiva Turnu Severin (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) Ştiinţa Timişoara
10 September 1953
Spartac Arad (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Flamura Roşie Arad
Metalul Baia Mare (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Ştiinţa Cluj
Şantierul Lugoj (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) Locomotiva Timişoara
Metalul Plopeni (Div. C) 2–5 (Div. B) Flacăra Ploieşti
16 September 1953
Locomotiva Iaşi (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) CCA Bucureşti
CA Cluj (Div. B) 0–3 (forfeit) (Div. A) Locomotiva Târgu Mureş
Ştiinţa Iaşi (Div. B) 3–0 (forfeit) (Div. A) CA Câmpulung Moldovenesc

Second round properEdit



Team 1  Score  Team 2
15 November 1953
CCA Bucureşti 1–0 Locomotiva Bucureşti
22 November 1953
Ştiinţa Cluj 2–2 (a.e.t.) Flamura Roşie Arad


Flamura Roşie Arad1 – 0 (a.e.t.)CCA Bucureşti
Váczi   110' Report
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Mihai Popa (Bucharest)
Cupa României 1953 Winners
Flamura Roşie Arad
2nd Title


  1. ^ "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României - Ripensia Sport Magazin". Retrieved 2015-10-18.

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