2020–21 Lebanese FA Cup

The 2020–21 Lebanese FA Cup was the 48th edition of the national football cup competition of Lebanon. It started with the round of 16 on 28 April 2021, and ended on 12 May with the final.[1]

2020–21 Lebanese FA Cup
CountryLebanon
Dates28 April – 12 May 2021
Teams16
Defending championsAhed
ChampionsAnsar
Runners-upNejmeh
Matches played15
Goals scored39 (2.6 per match)
Attendance0 (0 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Mahmoud Kojok
(5 goals)

Lebanese Premier League side Ahed were the defending champions, having won the 2018–19 edition; they lost to finalists Nejmeh in the quarter-finals. Ansar beat cross-city rivals Nejmeh on the penalty shoot-out in the final, after drawing 1–1 in regular time.

The edition followed a new format; starting directly from the round of 16, the 12 Lebanese Premier League and the top 4 Lebanese Second Division teams from the 2020–21 season participated.[1]

TeamsEdit

Round Dates Number of fixtures Clubs remaining New entries this round Divisions entering this round
Round of 16 28–30 April 2021 8 16 → 8 16 12 Lebanese Premier League teams
4 Lebanese Second Division teams
Quarter-finals 4 May 2021 4 8 → 4 None none
Semi-finals 8 May 2021 2 4 → 2 None none
Final 12 May 2021 1 2 → 1 None none

Round of 16Edit

29 April 2021 Match 1 Bourj (1) 0–0
(5–4 p)
Sporting (2)Beirut
16:00 UTC+3 Report Stadium: Al Ahed Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mohammad Haddad
Penalties
30 April 2021 Match 2 Akhaa Ahli Aley (1) 0–0
(4–1 p)
Sagesse (2)Beirut
16:00 UTC+3 Report Stadium: Al Ahed Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Maher Al Ali
Penalties
29 April 2021 Match 3 Ansar (1) 6–1Ahli Nabatieh (2)Bhamdoun
16:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Amin AbdelNour Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mostafa Saifan
29 April 2021 Match 4 Chabab Ghazieh (1) 2–1Islah Borj Shmali (2)Ansar
16:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Ansar Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ali Al Askhar
28 April 2021 Match 5 Ahed (1) 3–0Tadamon Sour (1)Sidon
16:00 UTC+3
Report Stadium: Saida Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Hadi Salame
29 April 2021 Match 6Tripoli (1)1–3 Nejmeh (1) Jounieh
16:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Fouad Chehab Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ali Reda
30 April 2021 Match 7 Safa (1) 1–0Salam Zgharta (1)Jounieh
16:00 UTC+3 Report Stadium: Fouad Chehab Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ahmad Alaaeddine
30 April 2021 Match 8 Shabab Bourj (1) 2–1Shabab Sahel (1)Bhamdoun
16:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Amin AbdelNour Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Samer Al Sayyed Kassem

Quarter-finalsEdit

4 May 2021 Match 9 Bourj (1) 4–1Akhaaa Ahli Aley (1)Beirut
16:00 UTC+3
Report Stadium: Al Ahed Stadium
Attendance: 0
4 May 2021 Match 10 Ansar (1) 2–1Chabab Ghazieh (1)Bhamdoun
16:00 UTC+3
Report Stadium: Amin AbdelNour Stadium
Attendance: 0
4 May 2021 Match 11Ahed (1)0–1 Nejmeh (1) Jounieh
16:00 UTC+3 Report Stadium: Fouad Chehab Stadium
Attendance: 0
4 May 2021 Match 12 Safa (1) 1–0Shabab Bourj (1)Sidon
16:00 UTC+3
Report Stadium: Saida Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 0

Semi-finalsEdit

8 May 2021 Match 13Bourj (1)0–2 Ansar (1) Bhamdoun
16:00 UTC+3 Report
Stadium: Amin AbdelNour Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Hadi Salame
8 May 2021 Match 14 Nejmeh (1) 4–0Safa (1)Jounieh
15:45 UTC+3
Report Stadium: Fouad Chehab Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ali Reda

FinalEdit

Ansar (1)1–1Nejmeh (1)
Report
Penalties
3–1

BracketEdit

The following is the bracket which the Lebanese FA Cup resembled. Numbers in parentheses next to the score represents the results of a penalty shoot-out.

 
Round of 16
28–30 April 2021
Quarter-finals
4 May 2021
Semi-finals
8 May 2021
Final
12 May 2021
 
              
 
 
 
 
Bourj0 (5)
 
 
 
Sporting0 (4)
 
Bourj4
 
 
 
Akhaa Ahli Aley1
 
Akhaa Ahli Aley0 (4)
 
 
 
Sagesse0 (1)
 
Bourj0
 
 
 
Ansar2
 
Ansar6
 
 
 
Ahli Nabatieh1
 
Ansar2
 
 
 
Chabab Ghazieh1
 
Chabab Ghazieh2
 
 
 
Islah Borj Shmali1
 
Ansar1 (3)
 
 
 
Nejmeh1 (1)
 
Ahed3
 
 
 
Tadamon Sour0
 
Ahed0
 
 
 
Nejmeh1
 
Tripoli1
 
 
 
Nejmeh3
 
Nejmeh4
 
 
 
Safa0
 
Safa1
 
 
 
Salam Zgharta0
 
Safa1
 
 
 
Shabab Bourj0
 
Shabab Bourj2
 
 
Shabab Sahel1
 

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[2]
1   Mahmoud Kojok Ansar 5
2   Fadel Antar Bourj 2
  Haidar Abou Zeid Chabab Ghazieh
  Adnan Melhem Shabab Bourj
  Ali Hamam Nejmeh

Most assistsEdit

Rank Player Club Assists[2]
1   Hassan Kourani Nejmeh 4
2   Hassan Maatouk Ansar 3
3   Abbas Ali Atwi Ansar 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mahfoud, Maroun (14 April 2021). "The 48th FA Cup has been set". FA Lebanon. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Lebanon Cup 2020/2021". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 14 May 2021.

External linksEdit