FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (VII Edition)

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FIFA.com Club Federation Cup VII
Tournament details
Season(s) Season 46
Teams 20
Final positions
Champions Argentina Villa Elisa F.C.
Runner-up Mexico AKV Football Club
Third place USA Scurge 
Tournament statistics
Matches played 43 (6 WO
Goals scored 137
VI VII

The FIFA.com Club Federation Cup (VII Edition) was the seventh edition of the FIFA.com Club Federation Cup, organized by the FIFA.com Club Federation.

This was a special edition of the Cup. As the FIFA.com Club Federation celebrated the coming of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, this tournament had the same format of this year’s Rugby World Cup.

Nicaragua Bayern George were the defending champions. The tournament was won by Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. after defeating Mexico AKV Football Club in the final.


Format

Group Stage
During the Group Stage, the 20 teams will be split into four groups of five teams each one. All group winners and runners-up of each group will advance to the Knockout Stage. This time, the groups will be played wtih a single round-robin format. All group stage matches will be held in New Zealand.
Knockout Stage
During knockout stage, 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) will be played, starting from Quarter Finals, untill the Grand Final. All matches will be played in New Zealand, except the Third Place match and the Grand Final.


Teams participating

A total of 20 teams will participate in the tournament.

North & South America
Team Appearances Last App.
Mexico AKV Football Club 6 VI Edition
USA Cottonmouths 6 VI Edition
USA Plymouth Punishers 6 VI Edition
USA Sons of the South 5 VI Edition
USA Scurge 5 VI Edition
Nicaragua Bayern George 5 VI Edition
USA Ft Worth FC 4 VI Edition
USA Wild Weasels 2 VI Edition
Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 1 VI Edition
Europe
Team Appearances Last App.
Spain Morales FC 6 VI Edition
Spain Os astutos 6 VI Edition
Portugal Fair-Play 6 VI Edition
Norway Joariarnene 4 VI Edition
Germany FC Sherry 4 VI Edition
Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS 4 VI Edition
Romania Sebasteaua 1 2 VI Edition
Romania Devil of Airahaz 0 None
Asia
Team Appearances Last App.
Bahrain Sanad Emperors 6 VI Edition
Saudi Arabia giallarossi 4 VI Edition
South Korea Adepta Sororitas 4 VI Edition

Schedule

Phase Round Draw date Match dates
Group Stage Matchday 1 14 August 2011
(Sonora, México)
24 August 2011 (Week 7)
Matchday 2 31 August 2011 (Week 8)
Matchday 3 7 September 2011 (Week 9)
Matchday 4 14 September 2011 (Week 10)
Matchday 5 21 September 2011 (Week 11)
Knockout Stage Quarter-finals None 4 October 2011 (Week 13)
Semi-finals 12 October 2011 (Week 14)
Third Place match 19 October 2011 (Week 15)
Final 19 October 2011 (Week 15)

Group Stage

All times are in HT Time.

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. Superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  4. Higher number of goals scored;
  5. Less WO granted;
  6. Higher number of appearances in the history of the FIFA.com Club Federation Cup.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advances to the Quarter Finals.
Team eliminated from the tournament.

Group A

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Norway Joarianerne 4 3 0 1 8 5 +3 9
Romania Devil of Airahaz 4 2 1 1 3 3 +0 7
USA Cottonmouths 4 1 2 1 7 3 +4 5
Spain Morales FC 4 1 1 2 3 7 -4 4
Belgium FC GOKA WARRIORS 4 0 2 2 0 3 -3 2



  • Spain Morales FC vs Joarianerne Norway match was re-scheduled for Week 12 (September 28th) after Morales's manager took 1 week of vacations, and cannot log on in time. They will use the free-week the Cup members have before start the Knockout Stage.


Group B

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 4 3 1 0 12 2 +10 10
USA Scurge 4 3 1 0 9 3 +6 10
USA Wild Weasels 4 2 0 2 4 8 -4 6
Spain Os astutos 4 1 0 3 3 12 -9 3
USA Sons of the South 4 0 0 4 2 7 -5 0


Group C

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany FC Sherry 4 3 0 1 9 5 +4 9
Bahrain Sanad Emperors 4 2 0 2 11 5 +6 6
Portugal Fair-Play 4 2 0 2 9 11 -2 6
Nicaragua Bayern George 4 2 0 2 4 7 -3 6
South Korea Adepta Sororitas 4 1 0 3 5 6 -1 3
  • Sanad Emperors, Fair-Play and Bayern George finished with the same number of points, so a Tiebreak group (According to the rules) was used to decide the final positions:
Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Bahrain Sanad Emperors 2 1 0 1 7 2 +5 3
Portugal Fair-Play 2 1 0 1 6 6 +0 3
Nicaragua Bayern George 2 1 0 1 2 7 -5 3



  • Note: South Korea Adepta Sororitas lost by Walkover these games because they were still playing their National Cup, because of it they lost 2 - 0 and not 5 - 0 as usual.


Group D

Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Mexico AKV Football Club 4 3 1 0 6 1 +5 10
Romania Sebasteaua 1 4 3 0 1 16 7 +9 9
USA Ft Worth FC 4 2 0 2 13 9 +4 6
USA Plymouth Punishers 4 0 2 2 4 11 -7 2
Saudi Arabia giallarossi 4 0 1 3 2 13 -11 1



  • Note: USA Plymouth Punishers vs Sebasteaua 1 Romania was re-scheduled because the match was booked in wrong conditions. They will use the free-week the Cup members have before start the Knockout Stage to play this match, if some of him has a chance to qualify, or they want to play it.


Knockout Stage

  Quarter Finals
Semi Finals
Final
                           
 
    Germany FC Sherry 2  
    Romania Sebasteaua 1 1    
      Germany FC Sherry 0  
    Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. 5  
    Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. (a.e.t) 4
    Romania Devil of Airahaz 3    
      Argentina Villa Elisa F.C. (p.k.) 1
        Mexico AKV Football Club 1
    Mexico AKV Football Club 3
    Bahrain Sanad Emperors 0    
      Mexico AKV Football Club 1
    USA Scurge 0  
    Norway Joarianerne 1
    USA Scurge 3  
  Third Place
 
    Germany FC Sherry 0
    USA Scurge 3



Quarter Finals

Semi Finals


Third Place

Final

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