2015–16 Oman Professional League Cup

The 2015–16 Oman Professional League Cup (known as the Mazda Professional Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the fifth edition of a domestic football competition held in Oman.

2015–16 Oman Professional League Cup
Country Oman
Teams14
ChampionsAl-Nasr
Runners-upSohar
Matches played49
Goals scored118 (2.41 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Oman Abdul Rahman Al-Ghassani
(6 goals)

The competition features four groups of 3-4 teams (Group A and B featured 4 teams and Group C and D featured 3 teams), with the group stage winners entering the semi-finals stage. Groups featuring three sides played each other thrice so that each team could play 6 matches in the group phase.

The competition featured all the clubs playing in the top flight in the 2015–16 season.

The competition began on 5 September 2015, and concluded on 27 March 2016.[1] On Sunday 27 March 2016, Al-Nasr S.C.S.C. were crowned the champions defeating Sohar SC 2-0 in the finals and hence winning the title for the first time.[2][3]

Group stageEdit

[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Nahda 6 4 1 1 11 8 +3 13
  Sohar 6 3 1 2 10 7 +3 10
  Saham 6 1 3 2 6 5 +1 6
  Al-Khabourah 6 1 1 4 1 8 −7 −2[a]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Al-Khaboura was docked 6 points for failing to show for the match on 8 September 2015 against Sohar at the Sohar Regional Sports Complex
Al-Nahda1 - 1Saham
Asaad Al-Marzouqi   Muath Al-Khaldi  
Al-Nahda2 - 0Al-Khabourah
Asaad Al-Marzouqi  
Anwar Al-Hinai  
Al-Nahda0 - 2Sohar
Admir Malkic  
Khalifa Al-Jahoori   53'
Sohar3 - 4Al-Nahda
Admir Malkic  
Gerc  
Khalid Al-Muqbali  
Al-Nuaimi  
Demba  
Mbang Ondo   pen.'
Mbang Ondo  
Saham0 - 1Al-Khabourah
Badar Al-Quraini  
Saham2 - 3Al-Nahda
Yousuf Al-Farsi  
Alexandre Matão   pen.'
Mohammed Al-Marzouqi   o.g.'
Demba  
Al-Nuaimi  
Sohar2 - 0Al-Khabourah
Hatem Al-Rushdi  
Ahmed Al-Mamari  
Saham3 - 0Sohar
Yousuf Al-Farsi   50'
Faisal Al-Buraiki   70'
Yousuf Al-Farsi   85'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Musannah 6 3 1 2 10 5 +5 10
  Fanja 6 3 1 2 10 6 +4 10
  Al-Suwaiq 6 2 1 3 8 13 −5 7
  Al-Shabab 6 1 3 2 3 7 −4 6
Fanja1 - 0Al-Musannah
Samir Al-Tobi  
Al-Suwaiq3 - 1Al-Shabab
Koffi  
Mosab Al-Saadi  
Koffi  
Douglas Silveira  
Al-Musannah3 - 1Al-Suwaiq
Al-Ghassani  
Al-Ghassani  
da Silva  
Yousuf Al-Saadi  
Al-Shabab0 - 0Fanja
Fanja1 - 2Al-Suwaiq
Samir Al-Tobi   82' Koffi   68'
Ablaye Gaye   92' (pen.)
Al-Suwaiq0 - 4Al-Musannah
Al-Saadi  
Abdul Majeed Al-Sooli  
Khaleel Al-Qutaiti  
Mubarak Al-Balushi  
Fanja3 - 0Al-Shabab
Jarlisson Pereira   52' (pen.)
Al-Ghassani   68'
Al-Ghassani   68'
Al-Shabab1 - 0Al-Musannah
Tariq Al-Thehli  
Al-Suwaiq1 - 3Fanja
Al-Saadi   Al-Ghassani  
Omar Al-Hasani  
Al-Ghassani  
Al-Musannah3 - 2Fanja
Khaleel Al-Qutaiti   10'
Al-Saadi   39'76'
Mubarak Al-Muqbali   1'
Al-Ghassani   25'
Al-Shabab1 - 1Al-Suwaiq
Tariq Al-Thehli   Al-Abd Al-Noufali  

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Muscat 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2 9
  Sur 6 1 4 1 3 3 0 7
  Al-Oruba 6 1 3 2 4 6 −2 6
Sur0 - 1Muscat
Vinícius  
Al-Oruba0 - 1Sur
Khalid Al-Alawi   pen.'
Muscat1 - 1Sur
Vinícius   33' Khalid Al-Alawi   pen.'
Muscat3 - 1Al-Oruba
Zongo  
Zongo  
Hamad Al-Habsi  
Al-Matari  
Sur0 - 0Al-Oruba
Sur1 - 1Muscat
Al-Mukhaini   56' Vinícius   80'
Al-Oruba2 - 1Muscat
Yousuf Al-Mukhaini  
Peters  
Al-Oruba0 - 0Sur

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Dhofar 6 2 3 1 7 7 0 9
  Al-Nasr 6 2 1 3 6 5 +1 7
  Salalah 6 1 4 1 6 7 −1 7
Al-Nasr2 - 1Salalah
Mohammed  
Marwan Abdul Rajab Dorbeen  
Salalah1 - 1Dhofar
Aremu Philip   Malcuit  
Dhofar2 - 0Al-Nasr
Al-Hadhri   44'
Al-Hadhri   63'
Salalah0 - 0Al-Nasr
Al-Nasr1 - 2Salalah
Jamal   Saleh  
Aremu Philip  
Salalah3 - 3Dhofar
Saleh   21'43'
Mubarak   77'
Khaled Gharsallaoui   16'25'
Malcuit   75'
Dhofar0 - 3Al-Nasr
Diawara  
Ali Al-Shehri  
Soro Nanga  

Quarter-finalsEdit

[14][15][16]

Al-Musannah2 - 1Sur
Al-Ghassani   34'
Al-Saadi   42'
Saleh Al-Araimi   68'
Al-Nahda1 - 2Al-Nasr
Al-Ruzaiqi   7' Soro Nanga   45'
Diawara   90'
Dhofar1 - 4Sohar
Malcuit   Ahmed Malallah  
Khalifa Al-Jamhoori  
Ahmed Al-Ajmi  
Badar Al-Jabri  
Muscat0 - 3Fanja
Jarlisson Perreira  
Mukhlid Al-Raqadi  
Khalid Al-Hamdani  

*The 2015 Oman Professional League Cup Quarter-final between Muscat Club and Fanja SC scheduled to be played on 22 December 2015 was called off and postponed to 4 January 2015 due to late arrival of ambulance on the match day[17]

Semi-finalsEdit

Al-Nasr3 - 1Al-Musannah
Koffi   29'
Al-Hamar   33'
Mazin Al-Saadi   65'
Fahad Nasib Bamasila   8' (o.g.)
Sohar4 - 1Fanja
Gerc   16' (pen.)
Gerc   42' (pen.)
Gerc   69' (pen.)
Mahmood Ayad   34' (o.g.)
Al-Ghassani   90'

FinalsEdit

[18][19][20][21]

Al-Nasr2 - 0Sohar
Mazin Al-Saadi   34'
Jamal   65'

StatisticsEdit

As of 27 March 2016

OFA AwardsEdit

Oman Football Association awarded the following awards for the 2015–16 Oman Professional League Cup season.[22][23][24]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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