Supercopa Peruana

The Peruvian Soccer Super Cup is an official soccer competition, organized by the Peruvian Soccer Federation since 2020. It is played in a single match, on a neutral field, which, if necessary, breaks the tie with shots from the penalty spot. Face the Bicentennial Cup champion with another team from the First Division contest. In the event that the same team wins both the cup and the championship, its rival will be the runner-up of the latter.

Supercopa Peruana
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Founded2020
Region Peru
Number of teams2
Related competitionsLiga 1
Liga 2
Copa Bicentenario
Current championsAtlético Grau
Most successful club(s)Atlético Grau
2020 season

HistoryEdit

The Peruvian Football Federation took control of the local domestic league from the Professional Football Sports Association, the tournament organizers, in 2019 and announced that the Peruvian first division tournament would be re-branded for 2019.[1] With this re-branding, the tournament was expand from 16 to 18 teams and then to 20 in 2020. Also, The second division tournament was re-branded as Liga 2.

The Peruvian Football Federation also announced the creation of a new domestic cup tournament to be played once a year by both the first and second division teams, the winner of which would receive a berth to the Copa Sudamericana. The new domestic cup tournament was named Copa Bicentenario in honor of Peru's bicentennial.[2] In 2020, the Peruvian Football Federation announced the creation of a super cup between the Copa Bicentenario champion and the Liga 1 champion to serve as a "curtain-raiser" to the season. The name of the new tournament is Supercopa Peruana, Peruvian Super Cup, which is expected to be played in January of every year before the start of the regular season tournaments.[3]

Binacional and Atlético Grau played the first edition of the new Super Cup tournament in 2020. Atlético Grau defeated Binacional by 3–0 to win the 3rd title in its history.[4]

The only previous Super Cup tournament in Peru was the Copa Federación which was disputed by the Torneo Descentralizado (first division) champion and the Torneo Intermedio (domestic cup) champion in 2011.

ChampionsEdit

Key
Season Winner Score Runner-up Venue
2020 Atlético Grau (CB) 3–0 Binacional (PD) Estadio Miguel Grau, Callao

Titles by clubEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years Runners-up years
Atlético Grau 1 0 2020
Binacional 0 1 2020

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FPF ANUNCIA LA CREACIÓN DE UNA NUEVA LIGA DE FÚTBOL PROFESIONAL". fpf.org.pe (in Spanish). Federación Peruana de Fútbol. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  2. ^ LR, Redacción (29 May 2019). "La Liga 1, un nuevo reto para el fútbol peruano". larepublica.pe (in Spanish). La República. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  3. ^ "FPF: Presentó nuevo formato de Liga 1 para la temporada 2020". libero.pe (in Spanish). Libero. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  4. ^ Depor, Redacción (23 January 2020). "¡Goleó al campeón nacional! Atlético Grau se coronó campeón de la Supercopa 2020 al ganarle 3-0 a Binacional [VIDEO]". Depor (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 February 2020.