1961–63 Balkans Cup

The 1961–63 Balkans Cup was the second Balkans Cup, a football competition for representative clubs from the Balkan states. It was contested by 8 teams and Olympiacos won the trophy.[1]

1961–63 Balkans Cup
Beşiktaş-Antalyaspor match in 30 October 2008.jpg
İnönü Stadium, hosted the play-off of the final.
CountryBalkans
Teams8
ChampionsGreece Olympiacos
Runners-upBulgaria Levski Sofia
Matches played21
Goals scored67 (3.19 per match)

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1   Olympiacos (A) 4 2 1 1 9 11 0.818 5 Advances to finals
2   Steagul Roșu Brașov 4 2 0 2 9 6 1.500 4
3   Sarajevo 4 1 1 2 8 9 0.889 3
4   Galatasaray[a] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average; 3) number of goals scored
(A) Advance to a further round
Notes:
  1. ^ Galatasaray retired from the competition having played two games against Olympiacos and their record was cancelled.
Olympiacos  1–0  Steagul Roșu Brașov
  • Yfantis   31'

Olympiacos  1–0  Galatasaray
  • Psychos   47'

Olympiacos  3–2  Sarajevo
  • Peskovic   69'
  • Jatic   80'

Sarajevo  3–3  Olympiacos
  • Aslanovic   7', 58'
  • Mioc   48'
Referee: Kotari (Albania)

Steagul Roșu Brașov  6–2  Olympiacos
Referee: Kotari (Albania)

Sarajevo  2–0  Steagul Roșu Brașov

Galatasaray  1–1  Olympiacos

Steagul Roșu Brașov  3–1  Sarajevo

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1   Levski Sofia (A) 6 3 3 0 11 5 2.200 9 Advances to finals
2   Dinamo Tirana 6 2 3 1 9 8 1.125 7
3   Dinamo București 6 2 2 2 13 11 1.182 6
4   Fenerbahçe 6 1 0 5 5 14 0.357 2
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average; 3) number of goals scored
(A) Advance to a further round

Dinamo Tirana  1–1  Dinamo București

Dinamo București  2–3  Dinamo Tirana

Levski Sofia  2–2  Dinamo Tirana

Fenerbahçe  1–0  Dinamo Tirana

Dinamo Tirana  0–0  Levski Sofia

Dinamo București  2–4  Levski Sofia

Levski Sofia  1–1  Dinamo București

Fenerbahçe  2–4  Dinamo București

Fenerbahçe  0–1  Levski Sofia
  • Kostov   84'

Dinamo Tirana  3–2  Fenerbahçe


Notes

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg Play-off
Olympiacos   2–1   Levski Sofia 1–0 0–1 1–0

First legEdit

Olympiacos  1–0  Levski Sofia
Sideris   37'
Referee: Branko Tešanić (Yugoslavia)

Second legEdit

Levski Sofia  1–0  Olympiacos
Yordanov   20'

Levski 1–1 Olympiacos on aggregate.

Play–offEdit

Olympiacos  1–0  Levski Sofia
Stefanakos   87'
Referee: Faruk Talu (Turkey)

Olympiacos won the play-off 1–0.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ George J. Vassalos (14 March 2007). "2nd Balkan Cup 1961/63". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.

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