Dubai Challenge Cup

Dubai Challenge Cup, also known as the Dubai Football Challenge, is a friendly football tournament founded by Mohammed bin Rashed and the United Arab Emirates national football team. It was first held in January 2007, with another tournament scheduled for January 2008, with both won by German side Hamburger SV.

2007 tournamentEdit

The 2007 Dubai Challenge Cup was played in January 2007 by four teams: United Arab Emirates, Iran, Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart.

Group classificationEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hamburger SV 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 9
  Iran 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 5
  United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 5
  Stuttgart 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 0

Group matchesEdit

United Arab Emirates  2–1  Stuttgart
Omar  
Matar  
Gómez  
Hamburger SV  2–1  Iran
Guerrero  
Besart  
Khatibi  
Iran  1–0  Stuttgart
Rajabzadeh  

ChampionEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2007 Winners
 
Hamburger SV
First Title

2008 tournamentEdit

The 2008 Dubai Challenge Cup was played in January 2008 by four teams: United Arab Emirates, China PR, Hamburger SV and Vasco da Gama.

Group classificationEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hamburger SV 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 6
  Vasco da Gama 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
  United Arab Emirates 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 1
  China PR 2 0 1 1 0 4 -4 1

Group matchesEdit

Hamburger SV  2–1  Vasco da Gama
Jarolím   28'
De Jong   69'
Mathijsen   33' (o.g.)
United Arab Emirates  0–0  China PR
Hamburger SV  4–0  China PR
Van der Vaart   44'53'
Castelen   58'
Guerrero   75'

ChampionEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2008 Winners
 
Hamburger SV
Second Title

2009 tournamentEdit

The 2009 Dubai Challenge Cup was played on 6 January 2009 by Milan and Hamburger SV in a single match.

MatchEdit

ChampionEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2009 Winners
 
Milan
First Title

2011 tournamentEdit

The 2011 Dubai Challenge Cup was played at 2 January 2011 by Al-Ahli and Milan in a single match.

MatchEdit

Al-Ahli  1–2  Milan
Hasan   85' Seedorf   38'
Beretta   72'

ChampionEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2011 Winners
 
Milan
Second Title

2012 tournamentEdit

The 2012 Dubai Challenge Cup was played at 4 January 2012 by Milan and Paris Saint-Germain in a single match.

MatchEdit

ChampionEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2012 Winners
 
Milan
Third Title

2014 tournamentEdit

The 2014 Dubai Challenge Cup was played at 30 December 2014 by Real Madrid and Milan in a single match.

2014 matchEdit

Real Madrid  2–4  Milan
Ronaldo   35'
Benzema   84' (pen.)
Report Ménez   24'
El Shaarawy   31'48'
Pazzini   73'
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Muhammad Abdullah (United Arab Emirates)

2014 championEdit

Dubai Challenge Cup
2014 Winners
 
Milan
Fourth Title

Cups by teamEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit