2016–17 Sultan Qaboos Cup
The 2016–17 Sultan Qaboos Cup is the 44th edition of the Sultan Qaboos Cup (Arabic: كأس السلطان قابوس), the premier knockout tournament for football teams in Oman.
The competition began on 14 October 2016 with the Qualification round. Saham Club are the defending champions, having won their second title in 2016.
This year the tournament had 38 teams.
- Ahli Sidab Club (Sidab)
- Al-Bashaer Club
- Al-Hamra SC (Al-Hamra)
- Al-Ittifaq Club
- Al-Ittihad Club (Salalah)
- Al-Khabourah SC (Al-Khabourah)
- Al-Mudhaibi Club (Mudhaibi)
- Al-Musannah SC (Al-Musannah)
- Al-Nahda Club (Al-Buraimi)
- Al-Nasr S.C.S.C. (Salalah)
- Al-Oruba SC (Sur)
- Al-Rustaq SC (Rustaq)
- Al-Salam SC (Sohar)
- Al-Seeb Club (Al-Seeb)
- Al-Shabab Club (Seeb)
- Al-Suwaiq Club (Suwaiq
- Al-Wusta Club (Al-Wusta)
- Bahla Club (Bahla)
- Bidia SC (Bidiya)
- Bowsher Club (Bowsher)
- Dhofar S.C.S.C. (Salalah)
- Fanja SC (Fanja)
- Ja'lan SC (Jalan Bani Bu Ali)
- Majees SC (Majees)
- Mirbat SC (Mirbat)
- Muscat Club (Muscat)
- Nizwa Club (Nizwa)
- Oman Club (Muscat)
- Quriyat Club (Quriyat)
- Saham SC (Saham)
- Salalah SC (Salalah)
- Sohar SC (Sohar)
- Sur SC (Sur)
- Yanqul SC (Yanqul)
8 teams played against each other in the First Round of qualification. The losing teams of the 4 ties than played a tie each against each other over one leg. 3 ties were played over one leg. The first match was played between Al-Ittifaq Club and Quriyat Club on 14 October 2016. Al-Ittifaq Club, Majees SC, Al-Hamra SC, Ahli Sidab Club, Yanqul SC and Al-Wusta Club advanced to the Round of 32 after winning their respective ties.
|14 October 2016||Al-Ittifaq||1 – 0||Quriyat|
|15:15 UTC+4||Mohammed Fadiga||Report|
|14 October 2016||Majees||1 – 0||Al-Bashaer|
|18:15 UTC+4||Abdullah Al-Maamari||Report|
|14 October 2016||Al-Hamra||4 – 2||Yanqul|
|14 October 2016||Al-Wusta||0 – 1||Ahli Sidab|
|21 October 2016||Yanqul||4 – 2||Quriyat|
|15:15 UTC+4||Waleed Khalid
Round of 32
|17 November 2016||Al-Rustaq||3 - 0||Al-Nahda||Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Aqeel Al-Khamisi 91'||Report 1
|Feupa Jean Francois 51', 55'||Referee: Mahmood Al-Mujrafi (Oman)|
|17 November 2016||Ahli Sidab||1 - 1|
(3 – 4 p)
|Al-Mudhaibi||Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Qasim Al-Barashdi 41'||Report||Kim 46'|
|17 November 2016||Nizwa||1 - 0||Al-Ittifaq||Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Hisam Nasser 29'||Report||Referee: Al-Muatassim Al-Yaqoobi (Oman)|
|17 November 2016||Saham||4 - 1||Bidia||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Al-Ghassani 7', 30', 48'
Ronir de Souza Gonçalves 74'
|Report||Abdul Muain Al-Marzouqi 39' (o.g.)||Referee: Haitham Al-Amri (Oman)|
|18 November 2016||Al-Wusta||1 - 3||Ja'lan||Sur Sports Complex, Sur, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Beko 44'||Report||Yaseen Al-Shuhimi 26', 47'
Younis Al-Shukaili 38'
|Referee: Falah Al-Balushi (Oman)|
|18 November 2016||Muscat||3 - 1||Bahla||Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Said Al-Dhabouni 16'
Abdou Kader Fall 36' (pen.)
Samir Al-Habsi 82'
|Report||Isha 7'||Referee: Naif Al-Balushi (Oman)|
|18 November 2016||Sur||2 - 2|
(3 – 4 p)
|Al-Salam||Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Jefferson de Jesus Florencio 25', 59'||Report||Sanjo 20'
|18 November 2016||Sohar||2 - 0||Mirbat||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Babakar 21'
Ishaq Al-Muqbali 51'
|Report||Referee: Khalid Al-Rushaidi (Oman)|
|18 November 2016||Salalah||0 - 2||Al-Hamra||Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman|
|18:15 UTC+4||Report||Mohammed Al-Ajmi
|Referee: Majid Al-Ruqadi (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Fanja||5 - 1||Al-Ittihad||Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman|
|20:30 UTC+4||Al-Muqbali 18', 32', 36'
Shawqi Al-Ruqadi 90'
|Nasser Al-Ghazi 45'||Referee: Haitham Al-Amri (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Al-Nasr||0 - 0|
(2 – 4 p)
|Al-Shabab||Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman|
|17:00 UTC+4||Report 1
|Referee: Omar Al-Yaqoubi (Oman)|
Fallou Gallas Wade
|Fernando Evangelista dos Santos
|19 November 2016||Bowsher||2 - 1||Al-Oruba||Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman|
|17:45 UTC+4||Fahad Al-Shuaimi 70'
|Al-Lawati 84'||Referee: Abdullah Al-Shamakhi (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Yanqul||0 - 4||Al-Suwaiq||Ibri Sports Complex, Ibri, Oman|
|18:00 UTC+4||Report||A. Al-Ghassani 14'
Mohsin Al-Ghassani 20', 45'
|Referee: Muhanna Al-Waqish (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Majees||1 - 2||Oman||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|18:00 UTC+4||Omar Al-Zaabi 40'||Report||Al-Hamhami 16'
|Referee: Khalid Al-Shaqsi (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Dhofar||0 - 0|
(4 – 3 p)
|Al-Seeb||Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman|
|20:15 UTC+4||Report 1
|Referee: Zakri Al-Hinai (Oman)|
|19 November 2016||Al-Musannah||0 - 1||Al-Khaboura||Al-Seeb Stadium, Al-Seeb, Oman|
|20:15 UTC+4||Report 1
|Nooh Wael 23'||Referee: Qasim Al-Hatmi (Oman)|
Round of 16
The draw for the round of 16 was held on 21 November 2016. The first match was played between Al-Rustaq SC and Oman Club on 9 December 2016 at the Al-Buraimi Sports Complex, Al-Buraimi.
|9 December 2016||Al-Rustaq||1 – 3||Oman||Al-Buraimi, Oman|
|10 December 2016||Al-Suwaiq||5 – 2||Al-Mudhaibi||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|10 December 2016||Nizwa||1 – 2||Al-Khaboura||Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman|
The first match was played between Al-Salam and Al-Suwaiq on 15 December 2016 at the Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar. Al-Suwaiq, Saham, Dhofar and Oman advanced to the Semi-finals.
|15 December 2016||Al-Salam||0 - 1||Al-Suwaiq||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|16 December 2016||Dhofar||3 - 1||Al-Khaboura||Salalah Sports Complex, Salalah, Oman|
|13 February 2017||Al-Suwaiq||2 - 2||Al-Salam||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
|13 February 2017||Al-Khabourah||1 - 1||Dhofar||Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman|
The first match was played between Oman and Al-Suwaiq on 16 March 2017 at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat. Al-Suwaiq and Dhofar advanced to the Finals.
The Finals of the 2016–17 Sultan Qaboos Cup was played between Al-Suwaiq and Dhofar on 25 May 2017 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat. Al-Suwaiq won the title for the third time in their history.
|25 May 2017||Al-Suwaiq||2 - 0||Dhofar||Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman|
|17:15 UTC+4||Report||Referee: Mahmoud Al-Mijrafi|
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- ^ "Fanja to take on Saham for quarters spot". Muscat Daily.[permanent dead link]
- ^ "Fanja take on Saham in crunch match". Oman Observer. Archived from the original on 2016-11-22. Retrieved 2016-12-06.