FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (VIII Edition)

From Hattrick
FIFA.com Club Federation Cup VIII
Tournament details
Season(s) Season 47
Teams 32
Final positions
Champions Mexico AKV Football Club
Runner-up Hungary Kutyaütők SC
Third place Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 
Tournament statistics
Matches played 99 of 100 (12 WO's
Goals scored 381
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The FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (VIII Edition) is the eight 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 is scheduled to begin on 13 December 2011 and to end on 14-16 February 2012. As always, it will be organized by the FIFA.com Club Federation.

Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. are the defending champions. On 24 October 2011, FIFA.com Club Federation announced that the user England fmaed will donate three months of Supporter package for the winner and one month for the second place. Thirty-two teams will participate in the tournament.


Format

Group Stage
The thirty-two teams participating will be split in eight 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 runner-ups will qualify for the Knock-out Stage.
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.

Teams participating

A total of 32 teams will participate in the tournament.

North & South America
Team Appearances Last App.
Mexico AKV Football Club 7 VII Edition
USA Cottonmouths 7 VII Edition
USA Plymouth Punishers 7 VII Edition
USA Sons of the South 6 VII Edition
USA Scurge 6 VII Edition
Nicaragua Bayern George 6 VII Edition
USA Ft Worth FC 5 VII Edition
USA Salem Meadows 5 VI Edition
Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 2 VII Edition
Europe
Team Appearances Last App.
Spain Morales FC 7 VII Edition
Spain Os astutos 7 VII Edition
Portugal Fair-Play 7 VII Edition
Romania Bijoucatel Jimbolia 6 VI Edition
Norway Joariarnene 5 VII Edition
Germany FC Sherry 5 VII Edition
Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS 5 VII Edition
Romania Sebasteaua 1 3 VII Edition
Romania Devil of Airahaz 1 VII Edition
Netherlands SC de Richel 0 None
Scotland South Glasgow Rangers 0 None
Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 0 None
Spain PB de Valdemorro1 0 None
Netherlands Real Flielandt 0 None
Germany Real Escorpión 0 None
Hungary Kutyaütők SC 0 None
France CSK ARRAS 0 None
Italy Athletic club de Baba 0 None
Finland Pullasorsa Calcio 0 None
Croatia HNK Inker 2 0 None
England fm nation 0 None
Asia
Team Appearances Last App.
Bahrain Sanad Emperors 7 VII Edition
Saudi Arabia giallarossi 5 VII Edition
  • Spain Peña Béltica de Valdemorro replaced Romania Delta Wild Boars after they were not able to participate because his manager had not log on for almost a month before the start of the tournament. That team started to play in the competition in Matchday 2.
  • Croatia HNK Inker replaced Oceania AFC West Ham after they were not able to participate because his manager had not log on for almost a month before the start of the tournament. That team started to play in the competition in Matchday 3.


Schedule

Phase Round Draw date Match dates
Group Stage Matchday 1 26 November 2011 (Sonora, México) 13 - 15 December 2011 (Week 7)
Matchday 2 20 - 22 December 2011 (Week 8)
Matchday 3 27 - 29 December 2011 (Week 9)
Matchday 4 3 - 5 January 2012 (Week 10)
Matchday 5 10 - 12 January 2012 (Week 11)
Matchday 6 17 - 19 January 2012 (Week 12)
Knockout Stage Round of 16 None 24 - 26 January 2012 (Week 13)
Quarter-finals 1 - 2 February 2012 (Week 14)
Semi-finals 7 - 9 February 2012 (Week 15)
Third Place match 14 - 16 February 2012 (Week 16)
Final 14 - 16 February 2012 (Week 16)

Group stage

All times are in HT Time. All attendances are according to the FIFA.com Club Federation, and not Hattrick.

Tiebreaking criteria

If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied to determine the rankings (in descending order):

  1. Higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  2. Superior goal difference from the group matches played among the teams in question;
  3. Higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  4. Higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  5. If, after applying criteria 1) to 4) to several teams, two teams still have an equal ranking, the criteria 1) to 4) will be reapplied to determine the ranking of these teams;
  6. Superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  7. Higher number of goals scored from all group matches played;
  8. Less WO granted;
  9. Higher number of appearances in the history of FIFA.com Club Federation Cup.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advances to the Knockout Stage.
Team eliminated from the tournament.


Group A

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
USA Sons of the South 6 5 1 0 13 0 +13 16
Portugal Fair-Play 6 4 1 1 10 3 +7 13
Saudi Arabia giallarossi 6 1 0 5 3 14 -11 3
Netherlands Real Flielandt 6 1 0 5 4 13 -9 3
  • Saudi Arabia giallarossi is ranked ahead of Netherlands Real Flielandt because they have a higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among them.



  • Saudi Arabia giallarossi lost their first three matches because they were still playing National Cup at that time. Because of this, they got a 0 - 2 walkover against instead of the 5 - 0 usually given.


Group B

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Romania Devil of Airahaz 6 4 0 2 16 7 +9 12
Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 6 2 1 3 4 10 -6 7
Germany FC Sherry 6 2 2 2 5 5 +0 7
Nicaragua Bayern George 6 1 3 2 3 6 -3 5
  • Hungary Újpest Mindörökké is ranked ahead of Germany FC Sherry because they have a higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among them.



  • Match between Nicaragua Bayern George and Hungary Újpest Mindörökké originally ended 0-1, but was booked in wrong conditions (Cup Rules), and as that match finished 0-0 after 90 minutes, that's the official result for the competition.
  • Match between Germany FC Sherry and Nicaragua Bayern George was not booked, and as none of both sent a challenge or tried to book the match, both were found guilty, and then it counted a Double WO 0-0 (draw) with no points given (Remember a draw counts 1 point for each team).


Group C

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
USA Cottonmouths 6 6 0 0 25 5 +20 18
Germany Real Escorpión 6 3 1 2 24 16 +8 10
Italy Athletic club de Baba 6 2 1 3 23 21 +2 7
Romania Bijoucatel Jimbolia 6 0 0 6 3 33 -30 0


Group D

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
USA Scurge 6 4 1 1 10 5 +5 13
USA Plymouth Punishers 6 3 2 1 14 4 +10 11
Norway Joarianerne 6 3 1 2 14 6 +8 10
USA Salem Meadows 6 0 0 6 4 26 -22 0


Group E

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Scotland South Glasgow Rangers 6 3 1 2 15 10 +5 10
Spain Os astutos 6 3 1 2 16 14 +2 10
Bahrain Sanad Emperors 6 2 1 3 16 18 -2 7
Spain PB de Valdemoro 5 1 2 2 9 9 +0 6
  • Scotland South Glasgow Rangers is ranked ahead of Spain Os astutos because they have a higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among them.


Group F

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Mexico AKV Football Club 6 4 2 0 19 4 +15 14
Hungary Kutyaütők SC 6 3 1 2 18 9 +9 10
France CSK ARRAS 6 2 1 3 10 24 -14 7
England fm nation 6 1 0 5 5 15 -10 3



  • Hungary Kutyaütők SC lost their first match because they were still playing National Cup at that time. Because of this, they will get a 0 - 2 walkover against instead of the 5 - 0 usually given.
  • France CSK ARRAS lost their first match because they decided to book another one. Thus this was a 0-5 walkover.
  • Hungary Kutyaütők SC's stadium will be referred as Kutyaütők Stadium for the Federation Cup, after it contains unspeakable words (profanity).


Group G

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Finland Pullasorsa Calcio 6 4 1 1 15 7 +8 13
Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS 6 4 0 2 20 7 +13 12
Spain Morales FC 6 3 1 2 10 5 +6 10
Croatia HNK Inker 4 0 0 4 0 16 -16 0


Group H

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Romania Sebasteaua 1 6 5 0 1 14 7 +7 15
Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 6 4 1 1 13 8 +5 13
USA Ft Worth FC 6 1 1 4 8 13 -5 4
Netherlands SC de Richel 6 1 0 5 6 15 -9 3


Knockout Stage

  Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                                     
GA1  USA Sons of the South 2  
GH2  Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 1  
  WR161  USA Sons of the South 1  
  WR162  Hungary Kutyaütők SC 2  
GC1  USA Cottonmouths 1
GF2  Hungary Kutyaütők SC 3  
  WQF1  Hungary Kutyaütők SC 3  
  WQF2  Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 0  
GE1  Scotland SG Rangers 0  
GD2  USA Plymouth Punishers 1  
  WR163  USA Plymouth Punishers 0
  WR164  Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 3  
GG1  Finland Pullasorsa Calcio 2
GB2  Hungary Újpest Mindörökké 3  
  WSF1  Hungary Kutyaütők SC 0
  WSF2  Mexico AKV Football Club 1
GH1  Romania Sebasteaua 1 4  
GA2  Portugal Fair-Play 1  
  WR165  Romania Sebasteaua 1 1
  WR166  Mexico AKV Football Club 3  
GF1  Mexico AKV Football Club WO
GC2  Germany Real Escorpión -  
  WQF3  Mexico AKV Football Club 5
  WQF4  Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS 0  
GD1  USA Scurge 5  
GE2  Spain Os astutos 1  
  WR167  USA Scurge 0
  WR168  Belgium FC G. WARRIORS 1  
GB1  Romania Devil of Airahaz 1
GG2  Belgium FC G. WARRIORS 5  
  Third Place
 
  LSF1  Hungary Újpest Mindörökké WO
  LSF2  Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS -


Round of 16

Quarter Finals

Semi Finals

Third Place match

Grand Final

Main article: FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (VIII Edition) Grand Final