FA Cup 2012

Wed, May 2nd, 2012

VB Celebrating after beating Maziya last year's FA Cup Final

Male', Maldives: FA Cup 2012 opening that was scheduled for 2nd May 2012 has been postponed to 10th May 2012 Thursday next week by Football Association of Maldives (FAM). The FA Cup 2012 draw will be held at FAM house at 11:00am tomorrow.

VB Sports Club (VB Addu FC) won last year FA Cup after defeating Maziya Sports and Recreation by 6 – 4. VB came behind and took 4 goals lead in the second half though Maziya scored two goals and were in the lead at the end of first half. VB defense line was unable to control Maziya's continuous attacks and Maziya leveled VB 4-4 before the end of second half consequently lengthening the game for extra 30 minutes. VB scored two goals in the extra time to seal the victory.

The FA Cup was instigated in 1988; Since then; New Radiant Sports Club is the most successful team in the history of FA Cup winning the title for 10 times and secondly Victory SC and Club Valencia both teams won the title for 4 times.

The winner of FA Cup automatically qualifies for the next year's AFC Cup qualification round. It is all the football supporters' expectation that every FA cup tournament be a remarkable and outstanding one so do this year.