1979–80 Balkans Cup

The 1979–80 Balkans Cup was an edition of the Balkans Cup, a football competition for representative clubs from the Balkan states. It was contested by 5 teams and Sportul Studențesc won the trophy.[1]

1979–80 Balkans Cup
CountryBalkans
Teams5
ChampionsRomania Sportul Studențesc
Runners-upSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Rijeka
Matches played8
Goals scored24 (3 per match)

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1   Rijeka (A) 4 3 0 1 9 6 1.500 6 Advances to finals
2   Partizani Tirana 4 2 0 2 6 7 0.857 4
3   PAS Giannina 4 1 0 3 5 7 0.714 2
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average; 3) number of goals scored
(A) Advance to a further round
Rijeka  3–0  Partizani Tirana

PAS Giannina  3–0  Partizani Tirana

Partizani Tirana  4–1  Rijeka

Partizani Tirana  2–0  PAS Giannina

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1   Sportul Studențesc (A) 2 1 0 1 4 3 1.333 2 Advances to finals
2   Slavia Sofia 2 1 0 1 3 4 0.750 2
3   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 withdrew from the tournament.
Sportul Studențesc  2–0  Slavia Sofia

Slavia Sofia  3–2  Sportul Studențesc

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sportul Studențesc   3–1   Rijeka 2–0 1–1

First legEdit

Sportul Studențesc  2–0  Rijeka
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Iordan Zhezhov (Bulgaria)

Second legEdit

Rijeka  1–1  Sportul Studențesc
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Shefqet Caslli (Albania)

Sportul Studențesc won 3–1 on aggregate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Balkans Cup 1979–80 season". rsssf.com.

External linksEdit