FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (IX Edition)
|Champions||AKV Football Club|
|Third place||SK Rapid Wisła|
|Matches played||104 (20 WO's)|
|← VIII||X →|
The FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (IX Edition) was the ninth edition of the FIFA.com Club Federation Cup, a Hattrick tournament which is also the internal tournament (Also called as Federation Cup) of the FIFA.com Club Federation. The tournament started on 3 April 2012 and ended on 6 June 2012. As always, it was organized by the FIFA.com Club Federation.
AKV Football Club are the defending champions and successfully defended their title after defeating CSK ARRAS in the FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (IX Edition) Grand Final 3-1 and then claiming it's second title in three consecutive finals.
For the second consecutive time, the user fmaed sponsored the Cup, giving the winner a prize of 3 months of Supporter and 1 month of Supporter for the runner-ups.
For the first time, a team from the highest division of a single country was going to participate in the history of the tournament – Barbarian Vikings F.C. from Uzbekistan' Oliy Liga, but they were dropped from the competition after it's manager do not log on in Hattrick since March 8th, and do not booked it's first Matchday match. Bayern George were it's replacement. This edition will also mark the return of past champions Partizan BL.
Group G were reduced to three because hualongdeduizi only booked two of their six matches and literally do not take part of the Cup. His two matches played were declared annulled and it's Walkovers given were also anulled.
For the first time, 36 teams took part in the tournament – making it the largest edition in history.
|The thirty-six teams participating will be split in nine groups of four teams. In each group, teams play against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format (Double round-robin format). All group winners and best 7 runner-ups will qualify for the Knock-out Stage. After the Group G was reduced to three teams, it was decided to put the runner-up of that group directly in the knockout stage, putting them as the worst runner-up. So, only the best six runner-ups of the group stage plus the runner-up of Group G and group winners advanced to the knockout stage.|
|The knock-out stage, will consist of a single-elimination tournament (Type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match is inmediately eliminated from winning the championship or first prize in the event) starting from Round of 16, and ending with the Grand Final.|
A total of 36 teams will participate in the tournament.
- Note 1: Plymouth Punishers were replaced by Bevegem FC after not booking it's first three matches.
- Note 2: hualongdeduizi were expelled from the competition after booking only two of it's six matches in the Group stage of the competition.
- Note 3: Barbarian Vikings F.C. were replaced by Bayern George after not booking it's first match and had a lot of time without logging on.
|Phase||Round||Draw date||Match dates|
|Group Stage||Matchday 1||24 March 2012
|3 - 5 April 2012 (Week 7)|
|Matchday 2||10 - 12 April 2012 (Week 8)|
|Matchday 3||17 - 19 April 2012 (Week 9)|
|Matchday 4||24 - 26 April 2012 (Week 10)|
|Matchday 5||1 - 3 May 2012 (Week 11)|
|Matchday 6||8 - 10 May 2012 (Week 12)|
|Knockout Stage||Round of 16||None||15 - 16 May 2012 (Week 13)|
|Quarter-finals||22 - 24 May 2012 (Week 14)|
|Semi-finals||29 - 31 May 2012 (Week 15)|
|Third Place match||5 & 6 June 2012 (Week 16)|
|Final||6 June 2012 (Week 16)|
- Main article: FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (IX Edition) group stage
|AKV Football Club||6||5||0||1||18||6||+12||15|
|Cosmos Boys Gorzow||6||2||1||3||9||10||–1||7|
|FC GOKA WARRIORS||6||1||1||4||6||17||–11||3|
|Ft Worth FC||6||2||0||4||3||15||-12||6|
|Inter Balkan FC||6||4||1||1||18||4||+14||13|
|D&A Sissy's Princeling||6||4||0||2||18||8||+10||12|
- fm nation is ranked ahead of Salem Meadows because they have a higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among them.
|SK Rapid Wisła||6||5||0||1||29||4||+25||15|
|Sons of the South||6||4||1||1||15||5||+10||13|
|Athletic club de Baba||6||5||0||1||33||10||+23||15|
- Group were reduced to three because hualongdeduizi only booked two of their six matches and literally do not take part of the Cup. His two matches played were declared annulled and it's Walkovers given were also anulled.
|Devil of Airahaz||6||4||0||2||18||20||–2||12|
|Kenora Thistles F.C.||6||1||1||4||10||18||–8||4|
|Round of 16||Quarter Finals||Semi Finals||Final|
|-||Inter Balkan FC||0|
|WR162||AKV Football Club||WO|
|-||AKV Football Club||4|
|WQF1||AKV Football Club||3|
|WQF2||SK Rapid Wisła||1|
|-||SK Rapid Wisła||3|
|WR163||SK Rapid Wisła||7|
|WR164||Devil of Airahaz||1|
|-||Devil of Airahaz||2|
|-||D&A Sissy's Princeling||1|
|WSF1||AKV Football Club||3|
|WR166||Sons of the South||0|
|-||Athletic club de Baba||1|
|-||Sons of the South||6|
|LSF1||SK Rapid Wisła||2|
Round of 16
|15 May 2012 (18:25)
||Inter Balkan FC||0 – 3||Scurge||Jumbo Dom, Niedersachsen|
|Sjefke Nijeveen 7' |
Ted Geyer 25'
Teddy Hoskins 54'
|15 May 2012 (20:25)
||AKV Football Club||4 – 0||Partizan BL||Pullasorsa Pit Version 2, Helsinki|
|Jonás Liendo 25'
Alex Ackland 35'
Christian Saugestad 37'
Gvido Kadišs 75'
|15 May 2012 (21:00)
||SK Rapid Wisła||3 – 0||Pullasorsa Calcio||FM Stadium, London|
|Martin Brockmann 15'
Sascha Stöffelbauer 30'
Gerard Fior 66'
|16 May 2012 (04:00)
||Devil of Airahaz||2 – 1||D&A Sissy's Princeling||The Monster Dome, New Zealand North|
|Silvian Niculache 10', 30'||Ursin Oberholzer 33'|
|16 May 2012 (12:30)
||Aparadektioi||3 – 0||Vienna Pirates||Luz Arena, Galicia|
|Jordan Martin 14'
Stefanis Malichoudis 43'
Liborio Picicco 82'
|16 May 2012 (18:05)
||Athletic club de Baba||1 – 6||Sons of the South||Gwiezdna Polana, Lubuskie|
|Walter Figa 8'||Omar Lyles 3', 68' |
Vince Sorenson 6', 60', 70'
Jairo Meirelles 79'
|16 May 2012 (22:00)
||CSK ARRAS||4 – 0||BlackStar Team||Leões de Lisboa, Açores|
|Eugeen Bockstaele 20'
Fernand Coat 41', 70'
Berndt Jagalla 43'
|17 May 2012 (01:00)
||Soccer Legends||0 – 3||Cottonmouths||Sebastian County Fairgrounds, Arkansas|
|Bill Dexter 4' |
Myles Adamson 69'
Noel Kvartuč 77'
|Scurge||0 – 5 (WO)||AKV Football Club|
|23 May 2012 (13:00)
||SK Rapid Wisła||7 – 1||Devil of Airahaz||The Green Hell, Antwerpen|
|Jakub Pytlak 7'
Martin Brockmann 8'
Marian Lubak 31', 78', 85'
Kalijus Mačaitis 79'
Leo Dam 87'
|Percy Bale 86'|
|24 May 2012 (02:00)
||Aparadektioi||1 – 0||Sons of the South||AKV Stadium, Sonora1|
|Larry Becker 78'|
|23 May 2012 (18:05)
||CSK ARRAS||3 – 2||Cottonmouths||SKR Wisła Arena, Śląskie|
|Olivier Giroud 73'
David Correa 74'
Fernand Coat 76'
|Giacomo Del Sante 40' |
Alexandre Verhaegen 84'
- Note 1: Supposed to be played at Royal Palace Stadium but the manager of that team booked a match there and had to be played in another venue.
|30 May 2012 (16:00)
||AKV Football Club||3 – 1||SK Rapid Wisła||The Police Stadion, Telemark|
|Luca Ribis 8', 68'
Pascal Clarac 81'
|Gerard Fior 16'|
|31 May 2012 (01:00)
||Aparadektioi||0 – 1||CSK ARRAS||The Marsh, Arkansas|
|Antoine Boisse 73'|
Third Place match
|5 June 2012 (18:05)
||Aparadektioi||1 – 2 (a.e.t.)||SK Rapid Wisła||Estadio San Nikitas, Genova|
|Jonny Börjesson 20'||Gerard Fior 70' |
Marian Lubak 93'
- Main article: FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (IX Edition) Grand Final
|6 June 2012 (04:00)
||AKV Football Club||3 – 1||CSK ARRAS||The Monster Dome, New Zealand North|
|Pascal Clarac 33'
Luca Ribis 39'
Borna Kord 82'
|Fernand Coat 35'|