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2008 Singapore League Cup



The 2008 Singapore League Cup marks the second occasion on which the Singapore League Cup competition has been staged. (The event was launched in 2007). Its official sponsored name for 2008 is the Avaya-J&J League Cup.

In 2007, the event was held before the start of the S.League season (and serving as a pre-season warm-up tournament), and was won by Woodlands Wellington FC. However, in 2008, the event is being held during the S.League season. All 12 S.League teams have entered the 2008 competition.

The cup is being played over four rounds. The top four teams in the S.League in 2007 were given a bye to the Quarter-Final stage.

The final will be played on 16 June at Jalan Besar Stadium.

Teams



  • Albirex Niigata FC (S)
  • Balestier Khalsa FC
  • Dalian Shide Siwu FC
  • Geylang United FC
  • Gombak United FC
  • Home United FC
  • Sengkang Punggol FC
  • Singapore Armed Forces FC (SAFFC)
  • Super Reds FC
  • Tampines Rovers FC
  • Woodlands Wellington FC
  • Young Lions

    Round one

    The draw for the first knockout round was held on Tuesday, 13 May 2008 in Singapore. The first round matches kick off on 30 May. The matches are played on a one match basis. The winners advance to the Quarter-Final stage. Teams who had finished in top 4 positions of 2007 S.League received a bye and need not participate in Round one knockout competition. They were: Singapore Armed Force FC, Home United, Tampines Rovers and Gombak United respectively. ----

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    Knockout Bracket - Starting from Quarter-Finals

    Quarter-Finals

    1st Legs----

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    ---- 2nd Legs
  • Gombak United progressed 2-1 on aggregate score ----

  • Balestier Khalsa progressed 5-1 on aggregate score ----

  • Young Lions progressed on away goals rule after 3-3 draw on aggregate score ----

  • Super Reds progressed 6-1 on aggregate score

    Semi-Finals



    1st Legs----

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    2nd Legs
  • Gombak United progressed 5-2 on aggregate score ----

  • Super Reds FC progressed 1-0 on aggregate score

    3rd-place Playoff

    Final

    Top scorers

    Last updated 16 June 2008