Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup

Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup (Bengali: শেখ কামাল আন্তর্জাতিক ক্লাব কাপ), also known as Sheikh Kamal Gold Cup, is a biennial international club football tournament held in Bangladesh. The inaugural edition took place in 2015. It is hosted by the Chittagong Abahani in association with the Bangladesh Football Federation. The tournament is held in the M. A. Aziz Stadium, in the port city of Chittagong.

Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup
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Founded2015; 7 years ago (2015)
Number of teams8
Current championsMalaysia Terengganu F.C.
(1st title)
Most successful team(s)Bangladesh Chittagong Abahani
Maldives TC Sports Club
Malaysia Terengganu F.C.
Television broadcastersBangla TV
Channel Nine
2021 Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup

Eight clubs from various countries participate in the tournament.

Tournament summariesEdit

Year Final Semi-finals
Champion Score Second Place Semi-finalist Semi-finalist
2015  
Chittagong Abahani
3–1  
East Bengal F.C.
 
De Spin Ghar Bazan F.C.
 
Dhaka Mohammedan
2017  
TC Sports Club[1]
2–2
4–2 (p)
 
FC Pocheon
 
Manang Marshyangdi Club
 
Chittagong Abahani
2019  
Terengganu F.C.[2]
2–1  
Chittagong Abahani
 
Gokulam Kerala F.C.
 
Mohun Bagan

Participating teamsEdit

19 different clubs from 11 countries have participated in the tournament.

† Bold year represents the champion of that year.

SL Team Participation Year Country League
1   Chittagong Abahani 2015, 2017, 2019 Bangladesh Bangladesh Premier League
2   TC Sports Club 2017, 2019 Maldives Dhivehi Premier League
3   Dhaka Abahani 2015, 2017 Bangladesh Bangladesh Premier League
4   Dhaka Mohammedan 2015, 2017 Bangladesh Bangladesh Premier League
5   Bashundhara Kings FC 2019 Bangladesh Bangladesh Premier League
6   Kolkata Mohammedan 2015 India I-League 2nd Division
7   East Bengal FC 2015 India I-League
8   Chennai City FC 2019 India I-League
9   Gokulam Kerala FC 2019 India I-League
10   Mohun Bagan AC 2019 India I-League, CFL
11   K-Electric F.C. 2015 Pakistan Pakistan Premier League
12   Solid SC 2015 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Premier League
13   De Spin Ghar Bazan F.C. 2015 Afghanistan Afghan Premier League
14   Shaheen Asmayee F.C. 2017 Afghanistan Afghan Premier League
15   FC Pocheon 2017 South Korea K3 League Advanced
16   FC Alga Bishkek 2017 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan League
17   Manang Marshyangdi Club 2017 Nepal Martyr's Memorial A-Division League
18   Terengganu FC 2019 Malaysia Malaysia Super League
19   Young Elephants FC 2019 Laos Lao Premier League

StatisticsEdit

All-time top scorersEdit

Rank Name Club Years Goals
1   Lee Tuck Terengganu FC 2019 6
2   Eleta Kingsley Chittagong Abahani, Bashundhara Kings 2015, 2019
5
3   Amredin Sharifi Shaheen Asmayee F.C. 2017 4
  Zahid Hossain Chittagong Abahani 2015
  Muhammad Rasool K-Electric F.C. 2015
   Bruno Suzuki Terengganu FC 2019
  Henry Kisekka Gokulam Kerala F.C. 2019
  Matthew Chinedu   Chittagong Abahani 2019

Top scorers by editionEdit

Year Player(s) Club Goals
2015
  Eleta Kingsley
Chittagong Abahani 5
2017
  Amredin Sharifi
Shaheen Asmayee F.C. 4
2019
  Lee Tuck
Terengganu F.C. 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2nd Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup: TC Sports overcome Pocheon in dramatic finale". Dhaka Tribune. 3 March 2017. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Terengganu down Ctg Abahani". Dhaka Tribune. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.