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The sport of association football in Curaçao is run by the Curaçao Football Federation. The association administers the national football team, as well as the Curaçao League. The main annual football tournament is the Chippie Polar Cup,an annual friendly event held since 2004 which has involved clubs from the Netherlands, Brazil, Suriname, Aruba and Curaçao.

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The Chippie Polar CupEdit

The tournament is organized by Project Support Curaçao NV (PSC) and the matches are held at the Ergilio Hato Stadion (SDK), in Brievengat. The first two editions were held under the name Inter Expo Cup.

Cup winnersEdit

2004 EditionEdit

January 2004[1]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands Antilles 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 7
  SC Cambuur 3 1 1 1 5 2 +3 4
  Suriname 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  FC Dordrecht 3 0 1 2 4 10 –6 1

2005 EditionEdit

January 2005[2]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Walking Bout Company 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
  Jong Feyenoord 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
  FC Dordrecht 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  Netherlands Antilles 3 0 0 3 3 9 –6 0

2006 EditionEdit

May 2006:[3]

Third place match:

Final:

2007 EditionEdit

June 2007:[4]

Third place match:

Final:

2008 EditionEdit

May 2008:[5]

Third place match:

Final:

2009 EditionEdit

May 2009:[6][7]

Third place match:

Final:

2010 EditionEdit

21–23 May.[8]

Third place match:

Final:

2013 EditionEdit

29 May – 21 June.[9]
The tournament was not held in 2011 and 2012, but returned under a new sponsor in 2013 and known as the Multipost Polar Cup.[10]

Third place match:

Final:

Dutch Caribbean StarsEdit

Dutch Caribbean Stars is an organization that participates in charity matches with players from the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.[11][12][13]

HistoryEdit

The foundation was founded in 2009 and the team is headed by former N.E.C. player and assistant coach of the Curaçao national football team, Remko Bicentini.[14] The proceeds will benefit (youth) sports projects in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.[15] The Dutch Caribbean Stars are intended as a counterpart to the Suri Profs from Suriname.[16] DCS won the 2009 Chippie Polar Cup defeating RKSV Centro Dominguito in penalty kicks.[17][18]

On 9 May 2010 the Dutch Caribbean Stars travelled to Dordrecht, Netherlands to play in a charity match against FC Dordrecht.[19][20][21]

League systemEdit

Level League(s)/Division(s)
1 Curaçao League
10 clubs
↓↑ 0-1 club
2 First División
10 clubs

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Inter Expo Cup 2004 Curaçao Archived November 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, RSSSF, 13 January 2011
  2. ^ Inter Expo Cup 2005 Curaçao Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, RSSSF, 13 January 2011
  3. ^ Polar Cup 2006 Curaçao Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, RSSSF, 13 January 2011
  4. ^ UTS Polar Cup 2007 Curaçao Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, RSSSF, 13 January 2011
  5. ^ Chippie Polar Cup 2008 Curaçao Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, RSSSF, 13 January 2011
  6. ^ Chippie Polar Cup mee naar Nederland, rnw.nl, 8 juni 2009
  7. ^ Chippie Polar Cup 2009 Curaçao Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Ajax fans ook naar Chippie Polar Cup (Dutch), Vers Geperst, 7 April 2010
  9. ^ Final Multipost Polar Cup between ADO Den Haag and Centro Dominguito (Dutch), Vers Geperst, 31 May 2013
  10. ^ Internationaal voetbal op Multipost-Polar Cup (Dutch), Vers Geperst, 23 May 2013
  11. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars helpen Antilliaanse jongeren (Dutch)". RNW. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  12. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars veroveren Curaçao (Dutch)". RNW. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  13. ^ "Voetbal als redmiddel voor de jeugd (Dutch)". AD.nl. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  14. ^ "Ook dit jaar een voetbalkamp in de tussenvakantie (Dutch)". Curaçao Sport. Archived from the original on 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  15. ^ "Nelisse (33) stopt met voetbal (Dutch)". De Telegraaf. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  16. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars helpen Antillaanse jongeren". RNW. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  17. ^ "Ajax verovert Chippie Polar Cup (Dutch)". NU Sport. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  18. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars: voetballers met een missie (Dutch)". De Gelderlander. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  19. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars komen naar Dordrecht". Voetbalprimeur.org. 9 May 2010. Archived from the original on 22 February 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2012.
  20. ^ "Dutch Caribbean Stars spelen benefietwedstrijd tegen FC Dordrecht (Dutch)". CMS Dordrecht. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  21. ^ "Hattrick Vleminckx tegen Dutch Caribbean Stars (Dutch)". De Gelderlander. Retrieved 2012-12-18.