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Federation Cup 56/57


The first Federation Cup was organized to select the team to represent Turkey at European Champions' Cup.

The format
The cup was played at two stages: The Knock-out stage and the Final Group.
At First Stage the clubs were split into three groups with 10 clubs each. 10 İstanbul League clubs made one group, 10 İzmir clubs made another. And the third group was made up of 8 Ankara League clubs and the only two professional clubs at a city other than those mentioned above. Those two clubs were from Adana and they played all their games in Ankara.
Two clubs from each group (total of 6 clubs) qualifeid to second stage.
Four clubs at each group played the Preliminary Qualifying round to reduce the number of clubs to 8 in each group.
Eight clubs played the First round at groups and the number of clubs were reduced to 4.
Four clubs, then played the group finals and two clubs qualified to the Second Stage.

At Second Stage, was played in one Final Group. The Final Group was played in league format, the clubs played each other twice on home-away basis.


The Games


STAGE 1
Preliminary Round
Ankara -----------------------
20.10 Ankaragücü 1-0 Yolspor
21.10 Gençlerbirliği 4-1 Hilal
İstanbul ---------------------
26.09 İstanbulspor 4-1 Emniyet
28.09 Beşiktaş 2-1 Beyoğluspor
İzmir ------------------------
28.10 Altınordu 2-1 İzmirspor
24.11 İzmir Demirspor 1-0 Karşıyaka
Round 1
Ankara -----------------------
20.10 Adana Milli Mensucat 1-0 Ankara Demirspor
21.10 Güneşspor 1-0 Adana Demirspor
22.10 Hacettepe 2-1 Otoyıldırım
25.10 Gençlerbirliği 3-0 Ankaragücü awarded score. Game halted
İstanbul ---------------------
29.09 Beykoz 3-1 Adalet
20.10 Galatasaray 1-0 Vefa
21.10 Fenerbahçe 6-0 Kasımpaşa
02.12 Beşiktaş 1-0 İstanbulspor
İzmir ------------------------
27.10 Göztepe 3-3 Yün Pamuk Mensucat -> Tie-breaker second game 25.11: 2-0
28.10 Kültürspor 8-0 Egespor
25.11 Altay 2-0 Ülküspor
14.02 Altınordu 2-0 İzmir Demirspor
Round 2
Ankara -----------------------
01.12 Adana Milli Mensucat 2-1 Güneşspor
02.12 Gençlerbirliği 3-2 Hacettepe
İstanbul ---------------------
01.12 Galatasaray 3-2 Fenerbahçe
04.01 Beşiktaş 3-2 Beykoz
İzmir ------------------------
03.03 Kültürspor 1-0 Altınordu
07.03 Altay 4-1 Göztepe


STAGE 2
Final Group

		T		    G  W  D  L   F   A	 P
	1 Beşiktaş JK İstanbul     10  8  1  1	23   6	17
	2 Galatasaray SK İstanbul  10  6  2  2	22   8	14
	3 Altay GK İzmir	   10  5  2  3	18  14	12
	4 Gençlerbirliği SK Ankara 10  4  1  5	15  12	 9
	5 Kültürspor GK İzmir	   10  3  1  6	10  25	 7
	6 Milli Mensucat GK Adana  10  0  1  9	 5  28	 1

				    BJK GS  AT  GB  KS  MM
	  Beşiktaş JK İstanbul      --- 2-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 4-0
	  İstanbulspor GK	    1-0 --- 4-1 2-0 2-1 4-1
	  Ankara Demirspor K	    1-1 2-0 --- 1-0 3-0 6-0
	  Beykoz GK İstanbul	    0-3 1-1 4-0 --- 4-0 1-0
	  Ankara Demirspor K	    1-3 0-7 1-1 2-1 --- 4-1
	  Beykoz GK İstanbul	    1-2 0-0 1-3 1-3 0-1 ---

	Beşiktaş qualified to represent Turkey at 57-58 European Champions Cup.
	However, TFF forgot to send their name for the draw on time and they couldn't play.

All the game scores were provided by Cem Pekin. Some data corrected from Maçkolik, later by Erdinç Sivritepe. (C) Copyright Cem Pekin, Erdinç Sivritepe and Turkish Soccer You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All rights reserved.
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