2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup

The 2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup is the 43rd edition of the Sultan Qaboos Cup (Arabic: كأس السلطان قابوس‎), the premier knockout tournament for football teams in Oman.[1]

2015-16 Sultan Qaboos Cup
Country Oman
Teams38
ChampionsSaham
Runners-upAl-Khaboura
Matches played40
Goals scored104 (2.6 per match)

The competition began on 23 October 2015 with the Qualification round. Al-Oruba SC were the defending champions, having won their fourth title in 2015. On Saturday 30 April 2016, Saham Club overcame Al-Khaboura SC with a solitary goal victory and to lay their hands on the prestigious Sultan Qaboos Cup trophy only for the second time in the club's history.[2][3][4][5]

TeamsEdit

This year the tournament had 38 teams.

Qualification RoundEdit

3 teams played a knockout tie. 3 ties were played over one leg. The first match was played between Al-Wusta Club and Dibba Club on 23 October 2015. Dibba Club, Al-Salam SC and Bidia SC advanced to the Round of 32 after winning their respective ties.[6][7]

23 October 2015 Al-Wusta 0 – 1 Dibba
15:00 UTC+4 Report 1

23 October 2015 Al-Salam 4 – 0 Khasab
18:30 UTC+4 Report 1

23 October 2015 Bidia 0 – 0
(5 – 4 p)
Al-Ittifaq
18:30 UTC+4 Report 1

Round of 32Edit

The draw for the round of 32 was held on 9 December 2015.[8][9][10][11][12] 32 teams played a knockout tie. 16 ties were played over one leg. 16 teams advanced to the Round of 16. The first match was played between Ahli Sidab Club and Al-Shabab Club on 29 December 2015 at the Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb.[13][14][15][16][17]

29 December 2015 Al-Shabab 2 - 1 Ahli Sidab Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
16:45 UTC+4 Al-Mushaifri   28'89' Report Khalid Al-Batashi   23' Referee: Khalid Al-Rushaidi (Oman)

29 December 2015 Saham 9 - 0 Bidia Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
18:45 UTC+4 Alexandre Matão   21'46'
Abdul Muain Al-Marzouqi   25'83'
Al-Khaldi   28'51'
Mosab Al-Sharqi   34'
Faisal Al-Buraiki   80'
Yousuf Al-Farsi   91'
Report Referee: Ayub Al-Abri (Oman)

29 December 2015 Nizwa 1 - 0 Al-Bashaer Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman
18:45 UTC+4 Mohammed El-Shazly   Report 1
Report 2
Referee: Al-Muatassim Al-Yaqoobi (Oman)

29 December 2015 Al-Musannah 1 - 1
(0 – 3 p)
Mirbat Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 da Silva   87' (pen.) Report Bassamagne   37'
Penalties
da Silva  
Khalid Al-Yahyai  
Al-Saadi  


30 December 2015 Muscat 2 - 0 Al-Tali'aa Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
16:45 UTC+4 Calamari  
Hamad Al-Habsi  
Report Referee: Jamal Al-Obaidani (Oman)

30 December 2015 Salalah 7 - 2 Al-Salam Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman
17:15 UTC+4 Mohammed Ali Zabnoot   1'
Aremu Philip   6'23'
Ernest Paa Ohene   52'
Ghanim Bait Said   56'
Bukhait Salim Fadhil   71'
Saleh   73'
Report Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Balushi   18'20' Referee: Falah Al-Balushi (Oman)

30 December 2015 Al-Oruba 2 - 1 Sur Sur Sports Complex, Sur, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Peters   18'
Al-Lawati   64'
Report Cédric Tchoumbé   78' Referee: Abdullah Al Hilali (Oman)

30 December 2015 Bowsher 0 - 2 Al-Rustaq Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Report Kone Brice   1'
Saif Al-Hinai   48'
Referee: Ahmed Al-Kaf (Oman)

30 December 2015 Dhofar 3 - 1 Al-Kamel Wa Al-Wafi Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman
20:30 UTC+4 Al-Dhabit   61'74'
Al-Nahar   73'
Report Jean Emy   22' Referee: Badar Al-Shair (Oman)

31 December 2015 Dibba 0 - 2 Al-Suwaiq Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
16:45 UTC+4 Report Zaki Al-Saadi   48'82' Referee: Yahya Al-Balushi (Oman)

31 December 2015 Al-Mudhaibi 0 - 2 Oman Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman
16:45 UTC+4 Report Gustavo Correia   8'
Jaifar Yaqoob Al-Balushi   68'
Referee: Abdullah Al-Jardani (Oman)

31 December 2015 Al-Wahda 2 - 2
(4 – 3 p)
Al-Seeb Sur Sports Complex, Sur, Oman
18:45 UTC+4 Jamal Toufiq   20'
Mohammed Al-Ibrahim   86'
Report Omar Al-Malki   78'
Chulapa   68'
Referee: Khalid Al-Rushaidi (Oman)


31 December 2015 Bahla 2 - 3 Fanja Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Jean Francis   35'89' Report Al-Muqbali   15'
Al-Hosni   20'33'
Referee: Turki Al-Salhi (Oman)

1 January 2016 Sohar 2 - 2
(5 – 4 p)
Al-Nahda Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Badar Al-Jabri   7'
Hatem Al-Rushdi   85'
Report 1
Report 2
Mohammed Al-Shamsi   19'
Al-Ruzaiqi   46'
Referee: Yaqoob Abdul Baki (Oman)
Penalties
Hatem Al-Rushdi  
Ahmed Al-Khamisi  
Salim Al-Muqbali  
Ahmed Al-Kahali  
Abdul Aziz Al-Hosni  
Matar Al-Washahi  
Diane  
Salem Al-Shamsi  
Mohammed Al-Shamsi  
Demba  
Al-Ruzaiqi  
Al-Busaidi  

Round of 16Edit

The draw for the round of 16 was held on 4 January 2016.[18][19][20][21] 16 teams played a knockout tie. 8 ties were played over one leg.[22] 8 teams advanced to the Quarter-finals.[23][24] The first match was played between Oman Club and Fanja SC on 13 January 2016 at the Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb.

13 January 2016 Oman 0 - 2 Fanja Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
17:00 UTC+4 Report Al-Muqbali   47'85' Referee: Badar Al-Shaer (Oman)

13 January 2016 Al-Khaboura 3 - 2 Nizwa Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
17:00 UTC+4 Said Obaid Al-Abdul Salam   30'
Nabeeh Al-Rushaidi   61'
Al-Ajmi   63'
Report Salem   34' (pen.)
Humaid Al-Hinai   80'
Referee: Khalid Al-Rushaidi (Oman)

13 January 2016 Al-Rustaq 2 - 1 Mirbat Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Mathieu Vangah   13'29' Report Bassamagne   39' (pen.) Referee: Jamal Al-Eidani (Oman)

13 January 2016 Al-Suwaiq 1 - 0 Al-Oruba Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Zaki Al-Saadi   37' Report Referee: Naif Al-Balushi (Oman)

14 January 2016 Muscat 1 - 0 Sohar Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
17:00 UTC+4 Abdou Kader Fall   46' Report Referee: Haitham Al-Amri (Oman)

14 January 2016 Salalah 2 - 1 Al-Wahda Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman
17:30 UTC+4 Ernest Paa Ohene   67'
Ghanim Bait Said   83'
Report Al-Mundhar Al-Alawi   44' Referee: Zakri Al-Hinai (Oman)

14 January 2016 Al-Shabab 2 - 2
(3 – 5 p)
Saham Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
20:00 UTC+4 Al-Mushaifri   1'8' Report Alexandre Matão   49'
Koulibaly   90'
Referee: Mahmood Al-Jarfi (Oman)
Penalties
Ely Cisse  
Al-Harith Al-Balushi  
Abudllah Al-Habshi  
Muath Al-Khaldi  
Shawqi Al-Saadi  
Al-Khaldi  
Koulibaly  
Abudlaziz Al-Shamoosi  
Muath Al-Khaldi  
Mosab Al-Sharqi  

14 January 2016 Dhofar 1 - 2 Al-Nasr Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman
20:30 UTC+4 Al-Hadhri   40' Report Mazin Al-Saadi   63'
Soro Nanga   91'
Referee: Yaqoob Abdul Baki (Oman)

Quarter-finalsEdit

The draw for the Quarter-finals was held on 25 January 2016.[25][26][27][28][29][30] 8 teams played knockout ties.[31][32][33] 4 ties were played over two legs. The first match was played between Al-Nasr S.C.S.C. and Fanja SC on 15 February 2016 at the Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah. Al-Nasr S.C.S.C., Al-Khabourah SC, Salalah SC and Saham Club advanced to the Semi-finals.[34][35][36]

First legEdit



16 February 2016 Al-Rustaq 0 - 1 Salalah Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
17:15 UTC+4 Report 1
Report 2
Abdul Al-Shamas   18' Referee: Yaqoob Abdul Baki (Oman)

16 February 2016 Muscat 2 - 1 Saham Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman
20:15 UTC+4 Abdou Kader Fall   23'
Diouf   87'
Report Al-Khaldi   57' Referee: Ahmed Al-Kaf (Oman)

Second legEdit

27 February 2016 Saham 3 - 0 Muscat Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
17:30 UTC+4 Dieng   38'
Mosab Al-Sharqi   50'
Al-Khaldi   63'
Report Referee: Yaqoob Abdul Baki (Oman)

27 February 2016 Salalah 2 - 3 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 4 p)
Al-Rustaq Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman
20:30 UTC+4 Abdul Al-Shamas   101'112' Report Aremu Philip   29' (pen.)
Taisir Al-Hilali   95'
Essam Al-Barahi   108'
Referee: Jamal Al-Obaidani (Oman)
Penalties
Saleh  
Bukhait Fadhil  
El-Belqasy  
Ghanim Bait Said  
Ernest Paa Ohene  
Mohammed Humaid Al-Hinai  
Sami Al-Ajmi  
Ayangma Cedric  
Essam Al-Barahi  
Kone Brice  

28 February 2016 Al-Khabourah 2 - 1 Al-Suwaiq Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
17:30 UTC+4 Al-Ajmi   40' (pen.)
Mohammed Al-Matroshi   88'
Report Mamadou Diagne   48' Referee: Omar Al-Yaqoobi (Oman)

28 February 2016 Fanja 1 - 2 Al-Nasr Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Bowsher, Muscat, Oman
20:30 UTC+4 Al-Ghassani   72' Report Koffi   37'50' Referee: Haitham Al-Amri (Oman)

Semi-finalsEdit

The draw for the Semi-finals was held on 2 March 2016.[37][38][39][40] 4 teams played knockout ties.[41][42][43][44][45][46] 2 ties were played over two legs. Saham Club[47] and Al-Khaboura SC advanced to the Finals, with the latter making its first ever Sultan Qaboos Cup finals in the history of the club.[48][49][50][51][52]

First legEdit


Second legEdit

17 April 2016 Al-Khabourah 1 - 0 Salalah Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
18:00 UTC+4 Thani Al-Rushaidi   64' Report Referee: Mahmood Al-Majrafi (Oman)

FinalsEdit

The Finals of the 2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup was played between Al-Khabourah SC and Saham Club, both from the Al-Batinah on 30 April 2016 at the Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar under the auspices of His Excellency Hassan Al-Shuraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs.[53][54][55][56][57]

30 April 2016 Al-Khabourah 0 - 1 Saham Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman
19:15 UTC+4 [soccerway.com/matches/2016/04/30/oman/sultan-cup/al-khaboora/saham/2231161/ Report] Mohammed Matr Al-Marzouqi   92' Referee: Ahmed Al-Kaf (Oman)

See alsoEdit

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