2020–21 Federation Cup (Bangladesh)

The 2020-21 Federation Cup (due to sponsorship from Walton also known as Walton Federation Cup 2020) was the 32nd edition of the tournament, the main domestic annual club football competition in Bangladesh organized by Bangladesh Football Federation. The 13 participants is competing in the tournament. The tournament has started on 22 December 2020.[2][3]The winner of the tournament will earn the slot of playing Qualifying play-off of 2022 AFC Cup.

2020–21 Federation Cup
Walton Federation Cup 2020
Official logo of Bangladesh Federation Cup 2020-21.png
Tournament details
Host countryBangladesh
Dates22 December 2020 – 10 January 2021[1]
Teams13
Final positions
ChampionsBashundhara Kings (2nd title)
Runners-upSaif Sporting Club
Tournament statistics
Matches played22
Goals scored64 (2.91 per match)
Top scorer(s)5 goals
Argentina Raúl Becerra (Bashundhara Kings)
Nigeria Kenneth Ikechukwu (Saif SC)
Best player(s)Nigeria Kenneth Ikechukwu
All statistics correct as of completed.

Bashundhara Kings are current champions. The club have defeated Rahmatganj MFS by 2–1 on 5 January 2020 to lift the trophy for the first time.[4]

VenueEdit

Dhaka
Bangabandhu National Stadium
Capacity: 36,000
 

Participating teamsEdit

The following teams contest in the tournament.

Team Appearances Previous best performance
Arambagh KS 32nd Runners-up (1997, 2001, 2016)
Bangladesh Police FC 2nd Semi-finals (2019–20)
Bashundhara Kings 3rd Champions (2019–20, 2020–21)
Brothers Union 32nd Champions (1980, 1991, 2005)
Chittagong Abahani 32nd Champions (2017)
Dhaka Abahani 32nd Champions (1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2010, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Dhaka Mohammedan 32nd Champions (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1995, 2002, 2008, 2009)
Muktijoddha Sangsad KC 32nd Champions (1994, 2001, 2003)
Rahmatganj MFS 32nd Runners-up (2019–20)
Sheikh Russel KC 26th Champions (2012)
Sheikh Jamal DC 10th Champions (2011-12, 2013, 2015)
Saif Sporting Club 4th Runners-up (2020–21)
Uttar Baridhara Club 2nd Quarter-finals (2020–21)

DrawEdit

The draw ceremony of the tournament was held on 13 December 2020 at 12:00 BST on the 3rd floor of BFF House Motijheel, Dhaka. The thirteen teams were divided into four groups. The top two teams from each group will move into the Quarter-Finals.[5]

Group StageEdit

Key to colour in group tables
Group Winners and Runners-up advance to the Knockout stage

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Sheikh Russel KC 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 6 Advance to Knockout stage
2 Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club 2 0 1 1 4 5 −1 1
3 Bangladesh Police FC 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1 1
Source: Soccerway


Sheikh Russel KC1–0Bangladesh Police FC
Asrorov   50' Report

Bangladesh Police FC2–2Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club
Shadin   10'
Ariful   78' (o.g.)
Report Jobe   51'
Solomon   79'

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club2–3Sheikh Russel KC
Solomon   49(pen.)', 90(pen.)' Report Asrorov   6'
Ugochukwu   39'
Toklis   59'
Referee: MD. Mizanur Rahman (Bangladesh)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Saif Sporting Club 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 9 Advance to Knockout stage
2 Uttar Baridhara Club 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
3 Arambagh KS 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
4 Brothers Union 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0
Source: Soccerway


Saif Sporting Club3–0Uttar Baridhara Club
Sayed   49' (o.g.)
Ikechukwu   64'
Fahim   69'
Report

Arambagh KS2–0Brothers Union
Chizoba   44'
Murad   90'
Report

Uttar Baridhara Club3–2Arambagh KS
Sumon   24'
Sujon   30'
Kahraba   44'
Report Chizoba   37'
Ucchash   75'

Saif Sporting Club6–1Brothers Union
Ikechukwu   20', 64'
Yeasin   36'
Arifur   49'
Maraz   77'
Sazzad   80'
Report Siyo   90+3' (pen.)

Brothers Union0–3Uttar Baridhara Club
Report Kochnev   14'
Sumon   27'
Sayed   61'

Saif Sporting Club1–0Arambagh KS
Arifur   56' Report

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Bashundhara Kings 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6 Advance to Knockout stage
2 Chittagong Abahani 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
3 Rahmatganj MFS 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0
Source: Soccerway


Bashundhara Kings3–0Rahmatganj MFS
Becerra   43'
Robinho   53'
Nasr   65' (o.g.)
Report

Rahmatganj MFS0–1Chittagong Abahani
Report Nixon   36'
Referee: Bhovon Mohon Talukdar (Bangladesh)

Chittagong Abahani0–1Bashundhara Kings
Report Becerra   49'
Referee: MD. Mizanur Rahman (Bangladesh)

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Dhaka Abahani 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6 Advance to Knockout stage
2 Dhaka Mohammedan 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
3 Muktijoddha Sangsad KC 2 0 0 2 2 6 −4 0
Source: Soccerway


Dhaka Abahani3–0Dhaka Mohammedan
Masih   41'
Jewel   45', 53'
Report

Dhaka Mohammedan4–1Muktijoddha Sangsad KC
Shohag   42'
Atiquzzaman   75'
Nurat   80', 83'
Report Kholdarov   68'

Muktijoddha Sangsad KC1–2Dhaka Abahani
Rohit   87' Report Masih   30'
Belfort   69'

Knockout-stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
Quarter finalsSemi finalsFinal
 
          
 
1 January 2021
 
 
Sheikh Russel KC0
 
6 January 2021
 
Chittagong Abahani (a.e.t.)2
 
Chittagong Abahani 0
 
2 January 2021
 
Saif Sporting Club3
 
Saif Sporting Club (p)2 (7)
 
10 January 2021
 
Dhaka Mohammedan2 (6)
 
Saif Sporting Club0
 
3 January 2021
 
Bashundhara Kings1
 
Bashundhara Kings2
 
7 January 2021
 
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club0
 
Bashundhara Kings (a.e.t.)3
 
4 January 2021
 
Dhaka Abahani 1
 
Dhaka Abahani1
 
 
Uttar Baridhara Club0
 

Quarter-FinalsEdit

Sheikh Russel KC0–2 (a.e.t.)Chittagong Abahani
Report Rakib   107'
Mannaf   113'

Saif Sporting Club2–2 (a.e.t.)Dhaka Mohammedan
Ariwachukwu   7'
Ikechukwu   13'
Report Atiquzzaman   1'
Diabate   44'
Penalties
7–6
Referee: S.M. Jashim Akter (Bangladesh)


Dhaka Abahani1–0Uttar Baridhara Club
Wagsley   90+5' Report

Semi-FinalsEdit

Chittagong Abahani0–3Saif Sporting Club
Report

Bashundhara Kings3–1 (a.e.t.)Dhaka Abahani
Report

FinalEdit

GoalscorersEdit

There have been 64 goals scored in 22 matches, for an average of 2.91 goals per match.

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goalsEdit

† Bold Club indicates winner of the match

Player Club Opponent Result Date
  Alaaeldin Nasr Elmagraby Rahmatganj MFS Bashundhara Kings 0–3 22 December 2020
  Mahmoud Sayed Uttar Baridhara Club Saif SC 0–3 23 December 2020
  Ariful Islam Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Bangladesh Police FC 2–2 27 December 2020

BroadcasterEdit

  • The private satellite TV channel T Sports has broadcast all matches live.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Season kicks off on Dec 19 with Fed Cup". Dhaka Tribune. Dhaka Tribune. 15 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Football season will start in December". Dhakatribune. 17 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Season opening Fed Cup deferred by three days". Dhakatribune. 5 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Colindres drives Kings to Fed Cup titl". The Daily Star. The Daily Star. 17 September 2020.
  5. ^ "ফেডারেশন কাপে একই গ্রুপে আবাহনী-মোহামেডান". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 13 December 2020.