2002–03 Albanian Cup

2002–03 Albanian Cup (Albanian: Kupa e Shqipërisë) was the fifty-first season of Albania's annual cup competition. It began on 30 August 2002 with the First Round and ended on 31 May 2003 with the Final match. The winners of the competition qualified for the 2003–04 first round of the UEFA Europa League. Tirana were the defending champions, having won their twelfth Albanian Cup last season. The cup was won by Dinamo Tirana.[1]

2002–03 Albanian Cup
Kupa e Shqipërisë
Country Albania
ChampionsDinamo Tirana
Runners-upTeuta

The rounds were played in a two-legged format similar to those of European competitions. If the aggregated score was tied after both games, the team with the higher number of away goals advanced. If the number of away goals was equal in both games, the match was decided by extra time and a penalty shootout, if necessary.

First roundEdit

Games were played on 30 August – 6 September 2002.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Skënderbeu 1–8 Dinamo Tirana 0–4 1–4
Naftëtari 1–3 Teuta 0–2 1–1
Laçi 1–13 Vllaznia 1–4 0–9
Dajti 2–5 Shkumbini 2–3 0–2
Albpetrol 2–7 Lushnja 0–3 2–4
Minatori Tepelena 2–8 Flamurtari 2–2 0–6
Minatori Memaliaj 1–2 Apolonia 1–0 0–2
Përparimi 1–6 Besëlidhja 1–1 0–5
Përmeti 0–6 Bylis 0–0 0–6
Butrinti 3–6 Luftëtari 2–2 1–4
Egnatia 4–1 Tomori 3–0 1–1
Gramozi 1–11 Elbasani 1–5 0–6
Burreli 2–6 Besa 2–0 0–6
Kastrioti 0–4 Erzeni 0–2 0–2
Sopoti 1–1 Tirana 1–1 0–0
Pogradeci 2–7 Partizani 2–4 0–3

Second roundEdit

Games were played on 22 & 29 January 2003.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Erzeni 1–2 Flamurtari 1–0 0–2
Apolonia 1–4 Shkumbini 1–1 0–3
Egnatia 3–5 Teuta 0–3 3–2
Besëlidhja 3–6 Lushnja 2–3 1–3
Luftëtari 2–5 Dinamo Tirana 0–3 2–2
Elbasani 2–6 Vllaznia 1–4 1–2
Bylis 1–6 Partizani 1–2 0–4
Besa 0–1 Tirana 0–0 0–1

Quarter-finalsEdit

In this round entered the 8 winners from the previous round. Games were played on 22 February – 8 March 2003.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Vllaznia 2–2 Partizani 0–0 2–2
Flamurtari 1–2 Teuta 0–0 1–2
Lushnja 0–0 (2–3 p) Dinamo Tirana 0–0 0–0
Shkumbini 2–6 Tirana 2–4 0–2

Semi-finalsEdit

In this round entered the four winners from the previous round. Games were played on 23 April – 7 May 2003.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Teuta 3–2 Vllaznia 2–1 1–1
Tirana 1–4 Dinamo Tirana 0–2 1–2

FinalEdit

Dinamo Tirana1–0Teuta
Zyambo   54'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002–03 Albanian Cup". Retrieved 4 January 2012.

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