2022 Singapore Cup

The 2022 Singapore Cup was the 23rd edition of the Singapore Cup, Singapore's annual premier club football knock-out tournament organised by the Football Association of Singapore.

2022 Singapore Cup
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Hougang United lifting the Singapore Cup trophy after winning its 2022 edition
CountrySingapore
Dates27 October – 19 November 2022
Teams8
ChampionsHougang United (1st title)
Runners-upTampines Rovers
Third placeAlbirex Niigata (S)
Matches played18
Goals scored78 (4.33 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Kodai Tanaka (6 goals)
2019
2023

Tampines Rovers were the defending champions, having won the tournament when it was last held in 2019. The cup had returned after a pandemic-enforced absence over the past two years. The draw was held on 27 September 2022.[1]

Hougang United defeated defending champions Tampines Rovers 3–2 in the final to win their inaugural Singapore Cup.[2]

FormatEdit

CompetitionEdit

The 2022 Singapore Cup commenced on 27 October 2022 with a group phase of two groups with four teams each. The teams competed in a single-round group stage. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals with the group winners facing the runner-up team from the other group.[3]

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Albirex Niigata (S) (Q) 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9 Semi-finals
2 Balestier Khalsa (Q) 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 4
3 Lion City Sailors 3 0 2 1 5 6 −1 2
4   Young Lions FC 3 0 1 2 3 10 −7 1
Updated to match(es) played on 25 September 2019. Source: FAS
(Q) Qualified for the phase indicated
Albirex Niigata (S)  4–0  Young Lions
Tanaka   5'  36'
Idetsu   21'
Sugita   74'
Report
Referee: Farhad Mohamed
Lion City Sailors  3–3  Balestier Khalsa
Faris   14'
Lestienne   47'  57'
Report Kondo   22'  55'
Hoshino   66'
Referee: Ahmad A'qashah

Young Lions  1–1  Lion City Sailors
Izwan  45' (o.g.)
Report Kim   74'
Referee: Taufik Thana
Albirex Niigata (S)  1–0  Balestier Khalsa
Tanaka   73' Report
Referee: Hilmi Fuad

Balestier Khalsa  5–2  Young Lions
Daniel Goh  9'
Kondo   11'  30'
Hoshino   21'
Tanigushi  38'
Report Rasaq  41'
Emaviwe  48'
Referee: Andrea Verolino
Lion City Sailors  1–2  Albirex Niigata (S)
Lestienne   73'
Report Idetsu   30'
Tanaka   84'
Referee: Farhad Mohamed

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Tampines Rovers (Q) 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6 Semi-finals
2 Hougang United (Q) 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3 Tanjong Pagar United 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 6
4 Geylang International 3 0 0 3 4 9 −5 0
Updated to match(es) played on 25 September 2022. Source: FAS
(Q) Qualified for the phase indicated
Geylang International  2–3  Tampines Rovers
Žužul   67'
Hairie   88'
Report Faizal   3' (o.g.)
Kopitović   44' (pen)
Nakamura   90+1'
Referee: Shadiq Al-Hussain
Tanjong Pagar United  3–1  Hougang United
Ricciuto   45'
Nishiguchi   69'  71'
Report Sahil   17'
Referee: Hilmi Fuad

Hougang United  4–1  Geylang International
Shawal  34'
Recha   48'
Moritz   55'
Krajcek   75'
Report Hazzuwan  9'
Tampines Rovers  4–1  Tanjong Pagar United
Yasir   15'
Kopitović  26'
Nakamura   60'
Taufik   72'
Report Nishiguchi   23'
Referee: Ahmad A'qashah

Hougang United  1–0  Tampines Rovers
Sahil   53' Report
Referee: Taufik Thana
Tanjong Pagar United  2–1  Geylang International
Amri   43'
Nishiguchi   56'
Report Hazzuwan   41'
Referee: Shadiq Al-Hussain

Semi-finalsEdit

The first legs will be played on 11 November 2022, and the second legs will be played on 15 November 2022.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Albirex Niigata (S)   5–7 Hougang United 3–3 2–4
Tampines Rovers 9–1 Balestier Khalsa 8–1 1–0
Albirex Niigata (S)  3–3  Hougang United
K. Kobayashi   3'
Tanaka   27', 38'
Report Sahil   7', 58'
Shawal   63'
Referee: Andrea Verolino
Hougang United  4–2  Albirex Niigata (S)
Shawal   26'
Bortoluzo   57', 74'
Krajcek   90+3'
Report Fandi   77'
Lee   90+2'
Referee: Farhad Mohamed

Hougang United won 7–5 on aggregate.


Tampines Rovers  8–1  Balestier Khalsa
Taufik   26'
Yasir   27'
Kopitović   31', 71', 73'
Chew   52'
Mehmedović   78', 90+1'
Report Goh   81'
Referee: Shadiq Al-Hussain
Balestier Khalsa  0–1  Tampines Rovers
Report Hairul   12' (o.g.)
Referee: Hilmi Fuad

Tampines won 9–1 on aggregate.

3rd / 4thEdit

Albriex Niigata (S)  3–2  Balestier Khalsa
Fandi   32', 39'
Kunimoto   61'
Report Goh   63'
Tanigushi   72'
Referee: Abirami Naidu

FinalEdit

Hougang United  3–2  Tampines Rovers
Krajcek   17', 57', 79'
Report Taufik   39'
Najeeb   48'
Attendance: 2983
Referee: Ahmad A'qashah

Season statisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Group stage set for 2022 Singapore Cup".
  2. ^ Lee, David (19 November 2022). "Football: Hat-trick hero Krajcek hails late brother after helping Hougang beat Tampines in Singapore Cup final | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Group stage set for 2022 Singapore Cup".