2020–21 Iraq FA Cup

The 2020–21 Iraq FA Cup was the 31st edition of the Iraqi knockout football cup as a clubs-only competition, the main domestic cup in Iraqi football, featuring 126 teams (20 from the Iraqi Premier League and 106 from the Iraq Division One and Iraq Division Two). It started on 20 October 2020 and the final was played on 19 July 2021 at Al-Shaab Stadium in Baghdad.

2020–21 Iraq FA Cup
Country Iraq
Dates18 October 2020 – 19 July 2021
Teams126
ChampionsAl-Quwa Al-Jawiya
(5th title)
Runners-upAl-Zawraa
Matches played124
Goals scored370 (2.98 per match)

The winners of the competition were Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, who won their fifth title with a penalty shootout victory over Al-Zawraa, becoming the first Iraqi club to win the double since the 2001–02 season.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

The rounds of the 2020–21 competition were scheduled as follows:

Round Draw date Match dates
First round 1 October 2020 18–20 October 2020
Second round 23–24 October 2020
Third round 27–28 October 2020
Fourth round 3–4 November 2020
Round of 32 9 November 2020 16–18 November 2020
Round of 16 25–26 March 2021
Quarter-finals 3–4 June 2021
Semi-finals 10–11 June 2021
Final 19 July 2021

First roundEdit

Al-Tijara, Al-Atheer, Jisr Diyala, Al-Baiyaa, Al-Kadhimiya, Al-Nasr wal-Salam, Al-Najda, Al-Ghadhriya, Qalat Saleh, Ahrar Maysan and Al-Sumoud received byes to the second round.[3]

Baghdad Section
18 October 2020 Haifa 2–0Al-ZafaraniyaBaghdad
Stadium: Haifa Stadium
Referee: Rasoul Ali
18 October 2020 Himayat Al-Munshaat1–4 Al-Taji Baghdad
Stadium: Al-Wala Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Kadhim
18 October 2020 Biladi1–1
(L–W p)
Al-Taliea Baghdad
Stadium: Al-Ghazaliya Stadium
Referee: Mohammed Riyadh
18 October 2020 Al-Musayyib 6–0Gharb BaghdadBaghdad
Stadium: Al-Awal Stadium
Referee: Muntaser Ghazi
18 October 2020 Al-Muroor 5–1Al-UmalBaghdad
Stadium: Natiq Hashim Stadium
Referee: Salam Jumaa
18 October 2020 Masafi Al-Wasat 4–0BismayaBaghdad
Stadium: Al-Masafi Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Jumaa
18 October 2020 Al-Mahmoudiya 1–1
(3–1 p)
Abu GhraibBaghdad
Stadium: Abu Ghraib Stadium
Referee: Mustafa Muhanna
18 October 2020 Al-Iskan1–5 Jabla Baghdad
Stadium: Al-Baiyaa Stadium
Referee: Mohammed Kamel
18 October 2020 Jenaain Babil 2–2
(3–2 p)
Shabab Al-IraqHilla
Stadium: Al-Iskan Stadium
18 October 2020 Al-Majd0–3 (w/o) Al-Dhafar Baghdad
Southern and Central Euphrates Section
18 October 2020 Al-Nasiriya0–3 (w/o) Al-Suwaira
18 October 2020 Al-Kifl1–1
(1–3 p)
Al-Noor
18 October 2020 Abi Al-Khaseeb1–2 Babil
  Ali  
Qais  
18 October 2020 Al-Sadda1–3 Al-Izdihar
18 October 2020 Al-Neel0–4 Uruk
18 October 2020 Al-Zaeem 5–1Al-ShamiyaAl-Suwaira Stadium
Jabbar  
Karim  
Ahmed  
Ali  
Hussein  
18 October 2020 Al-Mashroua0–0
(5–6 p)
Al-Qurna Hilla
18 October 2020 Al-Shabab Al-Basri 4–1Al-SharqiyaBasra
14:00 UTC+03:00 Fayadh  
Ghassan    
Hussein  
 
 
Stadium: Al-Shahab Al-Basri Stadium
18 October 2020 Al-Jamahir 1–0Al-Sadeq
Western Section
18 October 2020 Jalawla 3–2QazaniyaJalawla
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Jalawla Stadium
Referee: Shamil Tahseen
19 October 2020 Hit 1–1
(W–L p)
Al-RamadiHit
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Hit Stadium
Referee: Mohammed Riyadh
19 October 2020 Anah 4–2Bilad Al-RafidainAnah
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Anah Stadium
Referee: Ali Hadi Salih
19 October 2020 Haditha0–2 Balad Ruz Haditha
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Haditha Stadium
Referee: Muntaser Ghazi
19 October 2020 Habbaniyat Al-Sumud2–2
(L–W p)
Al-Jolan Habbaniya
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Habbaniyat Al-Sumud Stadium
Referee: Mohsin Abdul-Karim
19 October 2020 Al-Khalis 3–0Al-YarmoukAl-Khalis
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Khalis Stadium
Referee: Hassan Ali
19 October 2020 Al-Mansouriya 3–1Al-MushahadaAl-Mansouriya
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Mansouriya Stadium
Referee: Ahsan Sami
19 October 2020 A'ali Al-Furat 2–2
(W–L p)
Bani SaadFalluja
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Falluja Stadium
Referee: Haider Ali Khalid
19 October 2020 Al-Wajihiya 2–0Jazeerat Al-KhalidiyaBalad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Kuliya Balad Al-Rafidain Stadium
Referee: Haider Najim
19 October 2020 Al-Fahad1–2 Al-Sufiya Al-Nasr Stadium
14:00 UTC+03:00 Referee: Haider Rahem
19 October 2020 Al-Raed1–3 Shahraban Habbaniya
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Habbaniya Stadium
Referee: Ali Hadi Majisar
Northern Section
18 October 2020 Al-Shirqat 3–0 (w/o)Baba Gurgur
18 October 2020 Ittihad Al-Hawija0–2 Tuz
18 October 2020 Taza 2–1Altun Kupri
18 October 2020 Al-Dibis 4–2Rabia
18 October 2020 Baban 2–1Al-Oruba
18 October 2020 Al-Thawra1–5 Musalla
18 October 2020 Tikrit1–2 Balad
19 October 2020 Newroz 4–2Wahid Huzairan
19 October 2020 Al-Hawija 4–1Khak
19 October 2020 Baladiyat Al-Mosul 1–1
(4–2 p)
Al-Alam
  (pen.)
20 October 2020 Ghaz Al-Shamal 2–1Tarmi

Second roundEdit

Al-Taliea, Al-Musayyib, Masafi Al-Wasat, Jabla, Jenaain Babil, Al-Suwaira, Al-Noor and Baladiyat Al-Mosul received byes to the third round.[3]

Baghdad Section
23 October 2020 Al-Taji0–1 Haifa Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Taji Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Tijara0–2 Al-Atheer Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Baiyaa Stadium
23 October 2020 Jisr Diyala1–1
(2–3 p)
Al-Muroor Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Jisr Diyala Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Mahmoudiya 4–0Al-BaiyaaBaghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Mahmoudiya Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Kadhimiya 2–2
(5–4 p)
Junoob BaghdadBaghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Kadhimiya Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Dhafar1–2 Al-Nasr wal-Salam Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Tahadi Stadium
Southern and Central Euphrates Section
23 October 2020 Medinat Al-Shuhadaa 3–0 (w/o)Al-NajmaBasra
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Medinat Al-Shuhadaa Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Hindiya 1–0Al-GhadhriyaKarbalaa
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Hindiya Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Izdihar0–0
(L–W p)
Qalat Saleh Najaf
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Izdihar Stadium
23 October 2020 Uruk 3–2Ahrar MaysanSamawa
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Uruk Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Qurna 1–1
(4–3 p)
Al-ZaeemBasra
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Qurna Stadium
23 October 2020 Al-Jamahir 2–1Al-Shabab Al-BasriKarbalaa
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Jamahir Stadium
Western Section
24 October 2020 Anah2–2
(L–W p)
Hit Anah
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Anah Stadium
24 October 2020 Al-Jolan 1–1
(W–L p)
Balad RuzAl-Anbar
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Jolan Stadium
24 October 2020 Jalawla1–3 Al-Khalis Jalawla
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Jalawla Stadium
24 October 2020 A'ali Al-Furat 0–0
(6–5 p)
Al-MansouriyaA'ali Al-Furat Stadium
14:00 UTC+03:00
24 October 2020 Shahraban 2–1Al-SumoudDiyala
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Shahraban Stadium
24 October 2020 Al-Sufiya 3–0Al-WajihiyaAl-Anbar
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Sufiya Stadium
Northern Section
24 October 2020 Ghaz Al-Shamal0–0
(3–4 p)
Balad Kirkuk
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Ghaz Al-Shamal Stadium
24 October 2020 Sahl Nineveh 3–0TazaNineveh
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Sahl Nineveh Stadium
24 October 2020 Tuz0–4 Newroz Tuz Khurmatu
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Tuz Stadium
24 October 2020 Al-Shirqat 2–1Al-DibisSalahaddin
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Shirqat Stadium
24 October 2020 Musalla 2–2
(W–L p)
BabanKirkuk
14:00 UTC+03:00 Yaseen      
 
Stadium: Musalla Stadium
24 October 2020 Al-Hawija2–2
(L–W p)
Al-Amwaj Al-Mosuli Hawija
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Hawija Stadium

Third roundEdit

Haifa and Al-Amwaj Al-Mosuli received byes to the fourth round.[3]

Baghdad Section
27 October 2020 Al-Atheer 4–1Al-TalieaBaghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Tahadi Stadium
27 October 2020 Al-Muroor 6–1Al-MusayyibBaghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Natiq Hashim Stadium
27 October 2020 Jabla0–0
(3–4 p)
Al-Kadhimiya Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Jabla Stadium
27 October 2020 Al-Nasr wal-Salam1–2 Jenaain Babil Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Abu Ghraib Stadium
Southern and Central Euphrates Section
27 October 2020 Al-Noor 6–2Medinat Al-ShuhadaaBasra
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Noor Stadium
27 October 2020 Al-Suwaira0–1 Al-Hindiya Al-Suwaira
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Suwaira Stadium
27 October 2020 Uruk1–2 Al-Maqal Muthanna
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Muthanna Stadium
27 October 2020 Al-Jamahir 3–0 (w/o)Al-QurnaKarbalaa
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Jamahir Stadium
Note: The match originally ended in a 3–0 win for Al-Qurna but was changed to a 3–0 win for Al-Jamahir due to Al-Qurna fielding an ineligible player.
28 October 2020 Babil 2–1Qalat SalehBabil
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Kifl Stadium
Western Section
28 October 2020 Al-Jolan 2–0HitAl-Anbar
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Jolan Stadium
28 October 2020 Shahraban 2–1Al-SufiyaDiyala
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Shahraban Stadium
28 October 2020 Al-Khalis 1–0A'ali Al-FuratAl-Khalis
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Khalis Stadium
Northern Section
28 October 2020 Newroz 9–0Sahl NinevehSulaymaniya
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Newroz Stadium
28 October 2020 Balad 1–0Baladiyat Al-MosulBalad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Balad Stadium
28 October 2020 Musalla0–2 Al-Shirqat Kirkuk
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Musalla Stadium

Fourth roundEdit

Al-Jamahir, Al-Jolan, Shahraban, Al-Khalis, Newroz and Al-Shirqat received byes to the Round of 32.[3]

Baghdad Section
3 November 2020 Haifa0–1 Al-Atheer Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Haifa Stadium
3 November 2020 Al-Kadhimiya0–1 Jenaain Babil Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Kadhimiya Stadium
Southern and Central Euphrates Section
3 November 2020 Al-Hindiya 2–1Al-NoorKarbalaa
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Hindiya Stadium
3 November 2020 Al-Maqal0–4 Babil Basra
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Maqal Stadium
Northern Section

Final phaseEdit

BracketEdit

 
Round of 32
16–18 November 2020
Round of 16
25–26 March 2021
Quarter-finals
3–4 June 2021
Semi-finals
10–11 June 2021
Final
19 July 2021
 
                  
 
 
 
 
Al-Sinaat Al-Kahrabaiya1
 
 
 
Naft Al-Wasat0
 
Zakho (w/o)3
 
 
 
Al-Sinaat Al-Kahrabaiya0
 
Al-Amwaj Al-Mosuli1
 
 
 
Zakho4
 
Zakho0 (3)
 
 
 
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (p)0 (5)
 
Masafi Al-Wasat0
 
 
 
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya2
 
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (p)0 (4)
 
 
 
Al-Najaf0 (3)
 
Al-Jolan0
 
 
 
Al-Najaf4
 
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya2
 
 
 
Al-Karkh1
 
Al-Shirqat (w/o)3
 
 
 
Al-Samawa0
 
Al-Karkh1
 
 
 
Al-Shirqat0
 
Al-Hindiya0
 
 
 
Al-Karkh4
 
Al-Karkh2
 
 
 
Naft Al-Basra1
 
Shahraban0
 
 
 
Naft Al-Basra6
 
Naft Al-Basra1
 
 
 
Al-Qasim0
 
Al-Qasim3
 
 
 
Al-Kahrabaa0
 
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (p)0 (4)
 
 
 
Al-Zawraa0 (2)
 
Amanat Baghdad (p)0 (5)
 
 
 
Al-Diwaniya0 (4)
 
Al-Shorta (p)0 (8)
 
 
 
Amanat Baghdad0 (7)
 
Al-Khalis0
 
 
 
Al-Shorta5
 
Al-Shorta2
 
 
 
Al-Minaa1
 
Al-Jamahir0
 
 
 
Al-Minaa1
 
Al-Minaa (w/o)3
 
 
 
Newroz0
 
Newroz (w/o)3
 
 
 
Al-Talaba0
 
Al-Shorta0
 
 
 
Al-Zawraa2
 
Babil1 (1)
 
 
 
Al-Hudood (p)1 (2)
 
Al-Hudood (p)1 (4)
 
 
 
Al-Naft1 (3)
 
Al-Atheer0
 
 
 
Al-Naft6
 
Al-Hudood0 (5)
 
 
 
Al-Zawraa (p)0 (6)
 
Jenaain Babil0
 
 
 
Al-Zawraa1
 
Al-Zawraa (p)0 (5)
 
 
 
Erbil0 (4)
 
Erbil (p)0 (3)
 
 
Naft Maysan0 (1)
 

Round of 32Edit

20 top-tier teams and 12 lower-tier teams competed in this round.[3]

16 November 2020 Babil1–1
(1–2 p)
Al-Hudood Babil
14:00 UTC+03:00 Ali   70' Abbas   85'
Muqdad    
Stadium: Al-Kifl Stadium
17 November 2020 Al-Khalis0–5 Al-Shorta Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Jalal   10', 69'
J. Mohammed   31'
M. Mohammed   65', 72'
Stadium: Al-Taji Stadium
18 November 2020 Jenaain Babil0–1 Al-Zawraa Babil
14:00 UTC+03:00 Shwan   65'
Yaseen   70'
Stadium: Al-Kifl Stadium
18 November 2020 Erbil 0–0
(3–1 p)
Naft MaysanErbil
14:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Franso Hariri Stadium
18 November 2020 Shahraban0–6 Naft Al-Basra Baghdad
14:00 UTC+03:00 Zuhair  
Sari  
Farhan  
Zamil  
Rubat  
Ali  
Stadium: Al-Taji Stadium
18 November 2020 Al-Jamahir0–1 Al-Minaa Babil
18:00 UTC+03:00 Mohsin   3' Stadium: Al-Kifl Stadium

Round of 16Edit

14 top-tier teams and 2 lower-tier teams competed in this round.[3]

25 March 2021 Al-Minaa 3–0 (w/o)NewrozBasra
18:00 UTC+03:00 Stadium: Al-Fayhaa Stadium

Quarter-finalsEdit

All remaining teams are from the top-tier.[3]

4 June 2021 Al-Shorta 2–1Al-MinaaBaghdad
20:00 UTC+03:00 Yousif   27'
Al-Youssef   31'
Jassim   34' Stadium: Al-Shaab Stadium
Referee: Wathik Mohammed Al-Baag

Semi-finalsEdit

10 June 2021 Al-Shorta0–2 Al-Zawraa Baghdad
20:00 UTC+03:00 Mohammed   8' (o.g.)
Ridha   24'
Fadhel   26'   35'
Stadium: Al-Shaab Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Salman
11 June 2021 Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 2–1Al-KarkhBaghdad
21:30 UTC+03:00 Elvis   35' (o.g.)
Ahmed   59',   62'
Moussa   46'
Abdul-Karim   86'
Stadium: Al-Shaab Stadium
Referee: Wathik Mohammed Al-Baag

FinalEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Learn the details of the Iraq Cup football draw" (in Arabic). Al-Sumaria. 1 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Results of the 2020/2021 Iraq Cup draw" (in Arabic). Iraq Football Association. 2 October 2020 – via Facebook.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Soccer Iraq - League Table - 2020/21 Iraq FA Cup". Soccer Iraq.

External linksEdit