2015–16 Egypt Cup

The 2015–16 Egypt Cup was the 84th edition of the oldest recognised football tournament in Africa. It was sponsored by Obour Land, and known as the Obour Land Cup for sponsorship purposes.[1] The winner qualifies for the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.

2015–16 Egypt Cup
CountryEgypt
Teams276
ChampionsZamalek
Runners-upAl Ahly
Confederation CupAl Masry[note 1]
Championship match scoreZamalek 3–1 Al Ahly
Matches played31
Goals scored67 (2.16 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Basem Morsy
(5 goals)

Egyptian Premier League side Zamalek were the defending champions and successfully defended their title after they defeated Al Ahly 3–1 in the final.

Schedule and formatEdit

Round Draw date Date Fixtures Clubs Format details
Preliminary round 10 December 2015 13–14 January 2016 14 46 → 32 Local team seeding: Draw of lots.
Knock-out tournament type: Single match.
Round of 32 28 February 2016 19–31 March 2016 16 32 → 16 New entries: Clubs participating in the Egyptian Premier League will gain entry.
Local team seeding: Matches will be played on neutral stadiums.
Knock-out tournament type: Single match.
Round of 16 10–27 April 2016
12 July 2016
8 16 → 8 Local team seeding: Matches will be played on neutral stadiums.
Knock-out tournament type: Single match.
Quarter-finals 15 May 2016–1 August 2016 4 8 → 4 Local team seeding: Matches will be played on neutral stadiums.
Knock-out tournament type: Single match.
Semi-finals 3–4 August 2016 2 4 → 2 Local team seeding: Matches will be played on neutral stadiums.
Knock-out tournament type: Single match.
Final 8 August 2016 1 2 → 1 Single match, stadium TBD by EFA.
CAF Confederation Cup qualification: winner will qualify for 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.

BracketEdit

The following is the bracket which the Egypt Cup resembled. Numbers in parentheses next to the match score represent the results of a penalty shoot-out.

Round of 32
19–31 March 2016
Round of 16
10–27 April 2016
12 July 2016
Quarter-finals
15 May–1 August 2016
Semi-finals
3–4 August 2016
Final
8 August 2016
          
Petrojet (p) 0 (4)
Sohag 0 (2)
Petrojet 1
Al Ittihad 3
Al Ittihad 2
Aswan 1
Al Ittihad 1
Zamalek 2
Zamalek 2
Shabab El Daba'a 0
Zamalek 2
Ittihad El Shorta 1
Ittihad El Shorta 6
Ghazl Port Said 0
Zamalek 4
Ismaily 0
Ismaily (p) 0 (4)
El Raja 0 (2)
Ismaily (p) 0 (5)
Tala'ea El Gaish 0 (4)
Tala'ea El Gaish 1
Tanta 0
Ismaily 2
Al Masry 0
El Dakhleya 1
Fayoum 0
El Dakhleya 1
Al Masry (a.e.t.) 2
Al Masry (p) 0 (4)
Al Nasr Lel Taa'den 0 (3)
Zamalek 3
Al Ahly 1
Misr Lel Makkasa 0
FC Masr 1
FC Masr 0
Al Merreikh (a.e.t.) 1
Al Mokawloon 1 (3)
Al Merreikh (p) 1 (5)
Al Merreikh 2 (3)
ENPPI (p) 2 (4)
Wadi Degla 1
El Qanah 0
Wadi Degla 0
ENPPI (a.e.t.) 2
ENPPI 3
Al Nasr 0
ENPPI 1
Al Ahly 2
Al Ahly 3
Dayrout 0
Al Ahly 2
Haras El Hodoud 1
Haras El Hodoud 3
El Mansoura 0
Al Ahly 1
Smouha 0
Smouha 2
Gomhoriat Shebin 0
Smouha 1
El Entag El Harby 0
El Entag El Harby 1
Ghazl El Mahalla 0

Round of 32Edit

The draw was held on 28 February 2016 at 14:00 (UTC+2) at the EFA headquarters in Gezira, Cairo.[2]

If a match ended as a draw in this round, the two teams go straight to penalty shootout.

Matches took place from 19–31 March 2016.

19 March 2016 (2016-03-19) Al Masry 0–0
(4–3 p)
Al Nasr Lel Taa'denIsmailia
15:30 Report Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Nader Zaky
Penalties
Magdy  
Ayman  
Kaboria  
Azab  
Yasser  
  Abdel Fattah
  Shaaban
  Mohamed
  Yehia
  Mostafa
22 March 2016 (2016-03-22) Wadi Degla 1–0El QanahIsmailia
15:30 Mapuku   59' Report Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Fahmy
22 March 2016 (2016-03-22) Al Ittihad 2–1AswanCairo
17:45 Kouao   14'
Obama   60'
Report Salama   78' (pen.) Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Saleh
22 March 2016 (2016-03-22) Haras El Hodoud 3–0El MansouraAlexandria
17:45 Abdel Kader   38'
Benzema   77'
Nagah   90+1'
Report Stadium: Alexandria Stadium
Referee: Ibrahim Mahgoub
22 March 2016 (2016-03-22) El Dakhleya 1–0FayoumCairo
20:00 Shehab   87' Report Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Wael Abdel Aal
23 March 2016 (2016-03-23) Ittihad El Shorta 6–0Ghazl Port SaidIsmailia
15:30 El Ghandour   8'
Abdel Salam   36'
Kamal   68'71'83'
Ouso   70'
Report Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Ashraf Abou El Nour
23 March 2016 (2016-03-23) Smouha 2–0Gomhoriat ShebinEl Mahalla
15:30 Kouakou   73'
Salama   77'
Report Stadium: Ghazl El Mahalla Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Youssef
23 March 2016 (2016-03-23) Petrojet 0–0
(4–2 p)
SohagFayoum
17:45 Report Stadium: Fayoum Stadium
Referee: Egiez El Sharbasy
Penalties
Magdy  
Tarek  
A. El Shenawy  
Saber  
  Farid
  Abdel Raouf
  Ibrahim
  El Sayed
23 March 2016 (2016-03-23) Ismaily 0–0
(4–2 p)
El RajaCairo
17:45 Report Stadium: Osman Ahmed Osman Stadium
Referee: Ashraf Abdel Wahed
Penalties
Samir  
Adel  
Hassan  
Hamad  
  Kimo
  Hafez
  Fathy
  Sokrat
23 March 2016 (2016-03-23) Tala'ea El Gaish 1–0TantaCairo
20:00 Youssef   29' Report Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Amr Galal
24 March 2016 (2016-03-24) Al Mokawloon1–1
(3–5 p)
Al Merreikh Ismailia
15:30 Adel   82' Report Abdel Baqi   90+8' Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Ahmed El Dalil
Penalties
Adel  
Fadl  
Shaaban  
Samara  
  Abdel Razek
  Wafaa El Din
  Abdel Aal
  El Aaidy
  El Sayed
24 March 2016 (2016-03-24) El Entag El Harby 1–0Ghazl El MahallaAlexandria
17:45 Amin   67' Report Stadium: Alexandria Stadium
Referee: Kamel Mohamed
24 March 2016 (2016-03-24) Misr Lel Makkasa0–1 FC Masr Cairo
17:45 Report Gaafar   30' Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Ahmed El Sayed
24 March 2016 (2016-03-24) ENPPI 3–0Al NasrCairo
20:00 Farrag   32'
Koné   63'
Shroyda   71'
Report Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Hisham Tawfiq
30 March 2016 (2016-03-30) Al Ahly 3–0DayroutAlexandria
19:00 Fathy   11'
El Sheikh   61'64'
Report Stadium: Alexandria Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Saber
31 March 2016 (2016-03-31) Zamalek 2–0Shabab El Daba'aCairo
19:00 Gabr   33'
Hamoudi   72'
Report Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Yasser Fawzy

Round of 16Edit

The draw was held on 28 February 2016 at 14:00 (UTC+2) at the EFA headquarters in Gezira, Cairo.[2]

If a match ended as a draw in this round, the two teams goes to Extra time. If the score remains even after the Extra time the two team goes to penalty shootout.

Matches took place from 10 April–12 July 2016.

10 April 2016 (2016-04-10) El Dakhleya1–2 (a.e.t.) Al Masry Ismailia
18:00 Abdel Naim   49' Report Akakpo   70'
Mourad   91'
Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Mohamed El Hanafy
11 April 2016 (2016-04-11) Petrojet1–3 Al Ittihad Cairo
18:00 Gaafar   28' Report Kabonga   32'
Kouao   65'84'
Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Sameh Farouk
13 April 2016 (2016-04-13) Ismaily 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p)
Tala'ea El GaishCairo
17:00 Report Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Mahmoud Bassiouny
Penalties
Samir F.  
Marwan  
El Wahsh  
Gamal  
Hosny  
Adel  
  Shedid
  Abdel Malek
  Rizk
  Salah
  Tawfik
  Mohsen
13 April 2016 (2016-04-13) Smouha 1–0El Entag El HarbyCairo
20:00 Sayed   44' Report Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Ahmed El Ghandour
16 April 2016 (2016-04-16) FC Masr0–1 (a.e.t.) Al Merreikh Ismailia
17:00 Report Farhoud   117' Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Osama Ismail
27 April 2016 (2016-04-27) Wadi Degla0–2 (a.e.t.) ENPPI Cairo
20:00 Report Martínez   110'
Kaoud   120+1'
Stadium: Al Salam Stadium
Referee: Hisham Abdel Hamid
12 July 2016 (2016-07-12) Al Ahly 2–1Haras El HodoudAlexandria
18:30 Moteab   31' (pen.)
El Solia   67'
Report Benzema   84' (pen.) Stadium: Alexandria Stadium
Referee: Abdel Aziz El Sayed
12 July 2016 (2016-07-12) Zamalek 2–1Ittihad El ShortaCairo
21:30 Abdel Khalek   15'
Fathy   90+6'
Report Mostafa   44' (pen.) Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Yaqoub (Jordan)

Quarter-finalsEdit

The draw was held on 28 February 2016 at 14:00 (UTC+2) at the EFA headquarters in Gezira, Cairo.[2]

If a match ended as a draw in this round, the two teams goes to Extra time. If the score remains even after the Extra time the two team goes to penalty shootout.

Matches took place from 15 May–1 August 2016.

15 May 2016 (2016-05-15) Al Merreikh2–2 (a.e.t.)
(3–4 p)
ENPPI Ismailia
19:00 Shaaban   88'
Abdel Baqi   108'
Report Abdel Zaher   59'
Ashour   119'
Stadium: Ismailia Stadium
Referee: Sheriff Hassan
Penalties
Abdel Razek  
Zayed  
Wafa'ey  
El Sayed  
Gamal  
  Martínez
  El Halwani
  Shroyda
  Ashour
  Tobah
15 July 2016 (2016-07-15) Ismaily 2–0Al MasryAlexandria
19:00 Hosny   42'87' Report Stadium: Alexandria Stadium
Referee: Mahmoud El Banna
21 July 2016 (2016-07-21) Al Ittihad1–2 Zamalek Alexandria
20:30 Obama   35' Report Shikabala   63'
Morsy   75'
Stadium: Borg El Arab Stadium
Referee: Mohamed El Hanafy
1 August 2016 (2016-08-01) Al Ahly 1–0SmouhaSuez
20:30 Samir   45' Report Stadium: Suez Stadium
Referee: Ibrahim Nour El Din

Semi-finalsEdit

The draw was held on 28 February 2016 at 14:00 (UTC+2) at the EFA headquarters in Gezira, Cairo.[2]

If a match ended as a draw in this round, the two teams goes to Extra time. If the score remains even after the Extra time the two team goes to penalty shootout.

Matches took place on 3 and 4 August 2016.

3 August 2016 (2016-08-03) Zamalek 4–0IsmailyAlexandria
20:30 Hefny   50'
Morsy   63'70'
Mayuka   86' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Borg El Arab Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Farouk
4 August 2016 (2016-08-04) ENPPI1–2 Al Ahly Suez
20:30 El Shamy   29' Report Zakaria   82'
Samir   85'
Stadium: Suez Stadium
Referee: Samir Osman

FinalEdit

The final took place on 8 August 2016 at Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria. Zamalek were the "home" team (for administrative purposes), as they played the first semi-final match.

Zamalek3–1Al Ahly
Morsy   20'25' (pen.)
M. Fathi   59'
Report Said   33' (pen.)
Referee: Andó-Szabó Sándor (Hungary)

Top goalscorersEdit

The following are the top scorers of the Egypt Cup, sorted first by number of goals, and then alphabetically if necessary. Goals scored in penalty shoot-outs are not included.

Rank Player Team Goals
1   Basem Morsy Zamalek 5
2   Amr Kamal Ittihad El Shorta 3
  Hermann Kouao Al Ittihad
4   Hosny Abd Rabo Ismaily 2
  Ahmed Abdel Baqi Al Merreikh
  Mohamed Benzema Haras El Hodoud
  Mostafa Fathi Zamalek
  Youssef Obama Al Ittihad
  Saad Samir Al Ahly
  Ahmed El Sheikh Al Ahly

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Since both finalists of the Egypt Cup qualified for the Champions League based on their league position, the Confederation Cup spot awarded to the Egypt Cup winner was passed to the fourth-placed team in the Egyptian Premier League, Al Masry.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "عبور لاند الراعي الرسمي لكأس مصر". efa.com.eg (in Arabic). 18 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "مباريات دور الـ 32 لكاس مصر". efa.com.eg (in Arabic). 28 February 2016. Archived from the original on 2 March 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.