Kuwait Federation Cup

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Kuwait Federation Cup
Founded1969;52 years ago (1969)
RegionFlag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait
Number of teams15
Current champions Qadsia SC (5th title)
Most successful club(s) Al-Arabi SC (6 titles)
Soccerball current event.svg 2018–19 Kuwait Federation Cup

The Kuwaiti Federation Cup is a competition organised by the Kuwait Football Association, the Kuwaiti version of a League cup and has been played in its current format every year since 2008.


The first edition of the Federation Cup however was played in the 1969-70 season, although not much is known about the competition in the early years. The competition is for senior teams playing in the top tier Kuwaiti Premier League, although the 2015–16 edition saw Burgan enter to gain much needed practice before they enter the top flight.

The cup competition is predominantly played during international breaks (Group stage) and after league match days. the Tournament was abolished at the end of 2015-16 season later returned in 2017-18.

Previous winners

from 1979-1990 tournament cancelled 

Return of tournament

2007-08 Al Qadsia 1–1
(4-3 penalties)
Al Kuwait
2008-09 Al Qadsia 1–0 Kazma
2009-10 Al Kuwait 0–0
(7-6 penalties)
Al Arabi Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
2010-11 Al Qadsia 2–0 Al Naser Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
2011-12 Al Kuwait 4–3 Kazma Sabah Al-Salem Stadium
2012-13 Al Qadsia Group Format
2013-14 Al-Arabi 2–2
(4-2 penalties)
Al-Salmiya Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
2014-15 Al Kuwait 1–0 Khaitan Ali Sabah Al-Salem Stadium
2015-16 Kazma 2–1 Al Kuwait Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
2017-18 Kazma SC 3-3
(4-2 on penalties)
Al-Shabab SC Mishref Stadium
2018-19 Qadsia SC 1-1
(6-5 on penalties)
Al-Shabab SC Mishref Stadium
2019-20 Canceled due to COVID-19

Performance By Club

ClubWinnersYear(s) Won
Al-Arabi SC 81969-70, 1978/1979, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999-00, 2001–02, 2013/2014
Qadsia SC 52007/2008, 2008/2009, 2010/2011, 2012/2013, 2018–19
Kuwait SC 51977/1978, 1991/1992, 2009/2010, 2011/2012, 2014/2015
Al Yarmouk SC 12002/2003
Al Fahaheel 11973/1974
Khaitan SC 11974/1975
Kazma SC 12015/2016

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