Independence Cup (Malta)

The Independence Cup is a football competition that takes place in Gozo, Malta.

The cup holders are Victoria Hotspurs who won the cup after beating Sannat Lions 7–0 in the 2009 final at the newly refurbished Sannat Ground. This competition is played on a knock-out basis between the clubs of the First Division. The first Independence Cup took place in the season 1964–1965 — that is the same year that Malta gained its independence. Generally the final is held on the Independence Day – that is 21 September.

FormatEdit

Six teams of the First Division are chosen by lot to participate in the preliminary round. The winning three teams will join the remaining team and will participate in the semi-finals of the Independence Cup

Cup WinnersEdit

Here is a complete list of the past champions of the Independence Cup.

Club Times
Nadur Youngsters 10
Ghajnsielem 6
Victoria Hotspurs 4
Xewkija Tigers 4
Xagħra United 3
Sannat Lions 2
Zebbug Rovers 1

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