2001 Norwegian Football Cup

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2001 Norwegian Football Cup
Norgesmesterskapet i fotball for herrer
CountryFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Teams128 (competition proper)
Defending champions Odd Grenland
Champions Viking (5th title)
Runners-up Bryne
Championship match score 0–3
2000
2002

The 2001 Norwegian Football Cup was the 96th edition of the Norwegian Football Cup. Viking won their 5th Norwegian Championship title after defeating Bryne in the final with the score 3–0.

Norwegian Football Cup national championships (knockout cup) of Norwegian football, for men

The Norwegian Football Cup is the main knockout cup competition in Norwegian football. It is run by the Football Association of Norway and has been contested since 1902, making it the oldest football tournament in the country. The tournament is commonly known as Cupen or NM, an acronym formed from Norgesmesterskap. These terms are used to describe both the men's and women's competitions. The equivalent competition for women's teams is the Norwegian Women's Football Cup.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.

Viking FK association football club in Norway

Viking Fotballklubb, commonly known as Viking or Viking Stavanger internationally, is a Norwegian football club from the city of Stavanger. The club was founded in 1899. It is one of the most successful clubs in Norwegian football, having won 8 Norwegian top division titles, most recently in 1991, and 5 domestic Norwegian Cup titles, most recently in 2001. The club has played more top-flight league games than any other club. It has played in the top division since the league was established, except for the years 1966–67, 1987–88 and 2018. Notable European successes include knocking English side Chelsea out of the UEFA Cup during the 2002–03 season, knocking out Sporting CP from the same tournament in 1999–2000, and qualifying for the group stages of the 2005–06 UEFA Cup.

Contents

First round

May 8:

May 9:

Second round

June 12:

June 13:

June 20:

Verdal - Kjelsås 5-4 aet

Third round

June 27:

Fourth round

July 18:

July 25:

Quarterfinal

August 1:

August 22:

Semifinal

September 23:

Final

Bryne 03 Viking
Eskeland Soccerball shade.svg 5' (o.g.)
Berre Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Tihinen Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 25,823
Referee: Kjell Alseth (Stjørdals/Blink)

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