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2013 in sports

The following are the scheduled events of association football for the year 2013 throughout the world.


Men's national teams



Women's national teams


Fixed dates for national team matches

Scheduled international matches per their International Match Calendar. Also known as FIFA International Day/Date(s).[2]

  • 6 February
  • 23–27 March
  • 8–12 June
  • 21 August
  • 7–11 September
  • 12–16 October
  • 16–20 November

Club continental champions


Region Tournament Champion Title Last honor
AFC (Asia) 2013 AFC Champions League China Guangzhou Evergrande 1st
2013 AFC Cup Kuwait Kuwait SC 3rd 2012
2013 AFC President's Cup Turkmenistan Balkan 1st
CAF (Africa) 2013 CAF Champions League Egypt Al-Ahly 8th 2012
2013 CAF Confederation Cup Tunisia Sfaxien 3rd 2008
2013 CAF Super Cup Egypt Al-Ahly 5th 2009
(North and Central America, Caribbean)
2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League Mexico Monterrey 3rd 2011–12
2013 CFU Club Championship N/A N/A N/A
CONMEBOL (South America) 2013 Copa Libertadores Brazil Atlético Mineiro 1st
2013 Copa Sudamericana Argentina Lanús 1st
2013 Recopa Sudamericana Brazil Corinthians 1st
OFC (Oceania) 2012–13 OFC Champions League New Zealand Auckland City 5th 2011–12
UEFA (Europe) 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Germany Bayern Munich 5th 2000–01
2012–13 UEFA Europa League England Chelsea 1st
2013 UEFA Super Cup Germany Bayern Munich 1st
UAFA (Arab States) 2012–13 UAFA Club Cup Algeria USM Alger 1st
2012–13 GCC Champions League United Arab Emirates Baniyas 1st
FIFA (Worldwide) 2013 FIFA Club World Cup Germany Bayern Munich 1st


Region Tournament Champion Title Last honor
CONMEBOL (South America) 2013 Copa Libertadores Femenina Brazil São José 2nd 2011
UEFA (Europe) 2012–13 UEFA Women's Champions League Germany VfL Wolfsburg 1st
Worldwide 2013 International Women's Club Championship Japan INAC Kobe Leonessa 1st

Domestic leagues

CONCACAF nations


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Anguilla Anguilla 2012–13 AFA League Attackers FC 4th 2008–09
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 2012–13 Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division Old Road 2nd 2011–12
Aruba Aruba 2012–13 Aruban Division di Honor La Fama 1st
The Bahamas Bahamas 2013 BFA Senior League IM Bears FC 6th 2011–12
Barbados Barbados 2013 Barbados Premier Division Barbados Defence Force 3rd 2007
Belize Belize 2013 Premier League of Belize – Closing Season Police United 1st
2013 Premier League of Belize – Opening Season Belmopan Bandits 2nd 2012 Opening
Bermuda Bermuda 2012–13 Bermudian Premier Division Devonshire Cougars 4th 2008–09
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 2012–13 BVIFA National Football League Islanders 4th 2011–12
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 2012–13 Cayman Islands Premier League Bodden Town 1st
Costa Rica Costa Rica 2013 Primera División Verano Herediano 23rd 2012 Verano
2013 Primera División Invierno Alajuelense 29th 2012 Invierno
Cuba Cuba 2013 Campeonato Nacional de Fútbol Villa Clara 13th 2012
Curaçao Curaçao 2013 Sekshon Pagá RKSV Centro Dominguito 3rd 2012
Dominica Dominica 2012–13 Dominica Premiere League Centre Bath Estate 4th 2010
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 2012–13 Liga Mayor Moca 10th 2010
El Salvador El Salvador 2013 Primera División Clausura Firpo 10th 2008 Clausura
2013 Primera División Apertura Isidro Metapán 8th 2012 Apertura
Grenada Grenada 2013 Premier Division Hard Rock 3rd 2012
Guatemala Guatemala 2013 Liga Nacional Clausura Comunicaciones 26th 2012 Apertura
2013 Liga Nacional Apertura Comunicaciones 27th 2013 Clausura
Guyana Guyana 2012–13 GFF National Super League Alpha United 4th 2012
Haiti Haiti 2013 Championnat National D1 AS Mirebalais 2nd 2004–05
Honduras Honduras 2013 Liga Nacional Clausura Olimpia 27th 2012 Clausura
2013 Liga Nacional Apertura Real España 11th 2010 Apertura
Jamaica Jamaica 2012–13 National Premier League Harbour View 4th 2009–10
Mexico Mexico 2013 Liga MX Clausura América 11th 2005 Clausura
2013 Liga MX Apertura León 6th 1991–92
Nicaragua Nicaragua 2013 Primera División Clausura Real Estelí 12th 2012 Apertura
2013 Primera División Apertura Real Estelí 13th 2013 Clausura
Panama Panama 2013 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Clausura Sporting San Miguelito 1st
2013 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Apertura Tauro 12th 2012 Clausura
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 2013 Liga Nacional de Fútbol Sevilla FC Puerto Rico 1st
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 2012–13 SKNFA Digicel Super League Newtown United 17th 2011–12
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 2013 Gold Division Big Players FC 1st
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2013 NLA Premier League
Suriname Suriname 2012–13 Hoofdklasse Inter Moengotapoe 5th 2010–11
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 2012–13 TT Pro League Defence Force 3rd 2010–11
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 2013 WIV Provo Premier League Cheshire Hall 2nd 2012
United States United States/Canada Canada 2013 Major League SoccerMLS Cup Sporting Kansas City 2nd 2000
2013 Major League SoccerSupporters' Shield New York Red Bulls 1st


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
United States United States 2013 NWSL season Portland Thorns FC 1st

CONMEBOL nations


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Argentina Argentina 2013 Primera División Final Newell's Old Boys 6th 2004 Apertura
2013 Primera División Inicial San Lorenzo 15th 2007 Clausura
Bolivia Bolivia 2013 Liga Profesional Clausura Bolívar 23rd 2011
2013 Liga Profesional Apertura Bolívar 24th 2013 Clausura
Brazil Brazil 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Cruzeiro 3rd 2003 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Chile Chile 2013 Primera División Transición Unión Española 7th 2005 Apertura
2013 Primera División Apertura O'Higgins 1st
Colombia Colombia 2013 Primera A Apertura Atlético Nacional 12th 2011 Apertura
2013 Primera A Finalización Atlético Nacional 13th 2013 Apertura
Ecuador Ecuador 2013 Campeonato Ecuatoriano Serie A Emelec 11th 2002
Paraguay Paraguay 2013 Primera División Apertura Nacional 9th 2011 Apertura
2013 Primera División Clausura Cerro Porteño 30th 2012 Apertura
Peru Peru 2013 Torneo Descentralizado Universitario 26th 2009
Uruguay Uruguay 2012–13 Primera División Peñarol 49th 2009–10
Venezuela Venezuela 2012–13 Primera División Zamora 1st


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Brazil Brazil 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino Centro Olímpico 1st

AFC nations


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Afghanistan Afghanistan 2013 Afghan Premier League Shaheen Asmayee F.C. 1st
Australia Australia 2012–13 A-League Central Coast Mariners 1st
Bahrain Bahrain 2012–13 Bahrain First Division League Busaiteen 1st
Bangladesh Bangladesh 2012–13 Bangladesh Football Premier League Sheikh Russel 1st
Bhutan Bhutan 2012–13 Bhutan National League Yeedzin 4th 2009
Brunei Brunei 2012–13 Brunei Super League Indera 1st
Cambodia Cambodia 2013 Cambodian League Svay Rieng 1st
China China 2013 Chinese Super League Guangzhou Evergrande 3rd 2012
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2013 Intercity Football League Tatung 2nd 2007
Guam Guam 2012–13 Guam Men's Soccer League Quality Distributors 9th 2011–12
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2012–13 Hong Kong First Division League South China 41st 2009–10
India India 2012–13 I-League Churchill Brothers 2nd 2008–09
Indonesia Indonesia 2013 Indonesian Premier League Pro Duta 1st
2013 Indonesia Super League Persipura 3rd 2010–11
Iran Iran 2012–13 Iran Pro League Esteghlal 8th 2008–09
Iraq Iraq 2012–13 Iraqi Elite League Al Shorta 3rd 1997–98
Jordan Jordan 2012–13 Jordan League Al-Ordon 2nd 2005–06
Japan Japan 2013 J. League Division 1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2nd 2012
North Korea North Korea 2013 DPR Korea League April 25 14th 2011
Kuwait Kuwait 2012–13 Kuwaiti Premier League Al Kuwait 11th 2007–08
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 2013 Kyrgyzstan League Alay 1st
Lebanon Lebanon 2012–13 Lebanese Premier League Al-Safa' 2nd 2011–12
Laos Laos 2013 Lao League SHB Champasak 1st
Macau Macau 2013 Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol Monte Carlo 5th 2008
Malaysia Malaysia 2013 Malaysia Super League LionsXII 1st
Maldives Maldives 2013 Dhivehi League New Radiant 3rd 2012
Mongolia Mongolia 2013 Mongolia Premier League Erchim 8th 2012
Myanmar Myanmar 2013 Myanmar National League Yangon United 3rd 2012
Nepal Nepal 2012–13 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League Three Star 4th 2004
Oman Oman 2012–13 Omani League Al-Suwaiq 3rd 2010–11
Pakistan Pakistan 2012–13 Pakistan Premier League KRL F.C. 3rd 2009
State of Palestine Palestine 2012–13 West Bank Premier League Shabab Al-Dhahiriya 1st
Philippines Philippines 2013 United Football League Division 1 Stallion Sta. Lucia 1st
Qatar Qatar 2012–13 Qatar Stars League Al Sadd 13th 2006–07
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2012–13 Saudi Professional League Al Fateh 1st
Singapore Singapore 2013 S.League Tampines Rovers 5th 2012
South Korea South Korea 2013 K League Classic Pohang Steelers 5th 2007
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2013 Sri Lanka Football Premier League Air Force SC 1st
Syria Syria 2013 Syrian Premier League Al-Jaish 12th 2009–10
Tajikistan Tajikistan 2013 Tajik League Ravshan Kulob 2nd 2012
Thailand Thailand 2013 Thai Premier League Buriram United 3rd 2011
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 2013 Ýokary Liga HTTU 4th 2009
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 2012–13 UAE Pro-League Al Ain 11th 2011–12
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2013 Uzbek League Bunyodkor 5th 2011
Vietnam Vietnam 2013 V-League Hanoi T&T 2nd 2010
Yemen Yemen 2013 Yemeni League Al Yarmuk Al Rawda 1st


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Australia Australia 2012–13 W-League Sydney FC 2nd 2009
Japan Japan 2013 L. League INAC Kobe Leonessa 3rd 2012

UEFA nations


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Albania Albania 2012–13 Albanian Superliga Skënderbeu Korçë 4th 2011–12
Andorra Andorra 2012–13 Primera Divisió Lusitanos 2nd 2011–12
Armenia Armenia 2012–13 Armenian Premier League Shirak 4th 1999
Austria Austria 2012–13 Austrian Football Bundesliga FK Austria Wien 23rd 2005–06
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2012–13 Azerbaijan Premier League Neftchi Baku 8th 2011–12
Belarus Belarus 2013 Belarusian Premier League BATE Borisov 10th 2012
Belgium Belgium 2012–13 Jupiler League Anderlecht 32nd 2011–12
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012–13 Premijer Liga Željezničar Sarajevo 6th 2011–12
Bulgaria Bulgaria 2012–13 A PFG Ludogorets Razgrad 2nd 2011–12
Croatia Croatia 2012–13 Prva HNL Dinamo Zagreb 15th 2011–12
Cyprus Cyprus 2012–13 Cypriot First Division APOEL 22nd 2010–11
Czech Republic Czech Republic 2012–13 Gambrinus liga Viktoria Plzeň 2nd 2010–11
Denmark Denmark 2012–13 Danish Superliga Copenhagen 10th 2010–11
England England 2012–13 Premier League Manchester United 20th 2010–11
Estonia Estonia 2013 Meistriliiga Levadia Tallinn 8th 2009
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 2013 Vodafonedeildin Havnar Bóltfelag 22nd 2010
Finland Finland 2013 Veikkausliiga HJK 26th 2012
France France 2012–13 Ligue 1 Paris Saint-Germain 3rd 1993–94
Georgia (country) Georgia 2012–13 Umaglesi Liga Dinamo Tbilisi 13th 2007–08
Germany Germany 2012–13 Fußball-Bundesliga Bayern Munich 23rd 2009–10
Greece Greece 2012–13 Superleague Greece Olympiacos 40th 2011–12
Hungary Hungary 2012–13 NB I Győri ETO 4th 1982–83
Iceland Iceland 2013 Úrvalsdeild KR 26th 2011
Republic of Ireland Ireland 2013 League of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic 8th 1998–99
Israel Israel 2012–13 Israeli Premier League Maccabi Tel Aviv 19th 2002–03
Italy Italy 2012–13 Serie A Juventus 29th 2011–12
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2013 Kazakhstan Premier League Aktobe 4th 2009
Latvia Latvia 2013 Latvian Higher League Ventspils 5th 2011
Lithuania Lithuania 2013 A Lyga Žalgiris Vilnius 4th 1998–99
Luxembourg Luxembourg 2012–13 Luxembourg National Division Fola Esch 6th 1929–30
North Macedonia Macedonia 2012–13 First Macedonian Football League Vardar 7th 2011–12
Malta Malta 2012–13 Maltese Premier League Birkirkara 4th 2009–10
Moldova Moldova 2012–13 Moldovan National Division Sheriff Tiraspol 12th 2011–12
Montenegro Montenegro 2012–13 Montenegrin First League Sutjeska 1st
Netherlands Netherlands 2012–13 Eredivisie Ajax 32nd 2011–12
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 2012–13 IFA Premiership Cliftonville 4th 1997–98
Norway Norway 2013 Tippeligaen Strømsgodset 2nd 1970
Poland Poland 2012–13 Ekstraklasa Legia Warsaw 9th 2005–06
Portugal Portugal 2012–13 Primeira Liga Porto 27th 2011–12
Romania Romania 2012–13 Liga I Steaua București 24th 2005–06
Russia Russia 2012–13 Russian Premier League CSKA Moscow 11th 2006
San Marino San Marino 2012–13 Campionato Sammarinese di Calcio Tre Penne 2nd 2011–12
Scotland Scotland 2012–13 Scottish Premier League Celtic 44th 2011–12
Serbia Serbia 2012–13 Serbian SuperLiga Partizan 6th 2011–12
Slovakia Slovakia 2012–13 Slovak First Football League Slovan Bratislava 7th 2010–11
Slovenia Slovenia 2012–13 Slovenian PrvaLiga Maribor 11th 2011–12
Spain Spain 2012–13 La Liga Barcelona 22nd 2010–11
Sweden Sweden 2013 Allsvenskan Malmö 17th 2010
Switzerland Switzerland 2012–13 Swiss Super League Basel 16th 2011–12
Turkey Turkey 2012–13 Süper Lig Galatasaray 19th 2011–12
Ukraine Ukraine 2012–13 Ukrainian Premier League Shakhtar Donetsk 8th 2011–12
Wales Wales 2012–13 Welsh Premier League The New Saints 7th 2011–12


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Belgium Belgium/Netherlands Netherlands 2012–13 BeNe League Twente 1st[n 1]
Czech Republic Czech Republic 2012–13 Czech First Division Sparta Praha 18th[n 2] 2011–12
England England 2013 FA WSL Liverpool 1st
France France 2012–13 Division 1 Féminine Lyon 11th 2011–12
Germany Germany 2012–13 Frauen-Bundesliga Wolfsburg 1st
Norway Norway 2013 Toppserien Stabæk 2nd 2010
Romania Romania 2012–13 Liga I Feminin Olimpia Cluj 3rd 2011–12
Scotland Scotland 2013 Scottish Women's Premier League Glasgow City 8th 2012
Slovenia Slovenia 2012–13 Slovenian Women's League[3] Pomurje Beltinci 3 2011–12
Spain Spain 2012–13 Primera División FC Barcelona 2nd 2011–12
Sweden Sweden 2013 Damallsvenskan LdB FC Malmö 7th[n 3] 2011
Wales Wales 2012–13 Welsh Premier League Cardiff City[n 4] 1st
  1. ^ This was the first season of a unified Belgium–Netherlands women's league. Twente won one title in the former Dutch top league, the Eredivisie, in 2010–11.
  2. ^ Includes only championships won since the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993. Sparta also won 12 Czechoslovak national championships.
  3. ^ Includes championships won under the club's former identity of FC Malmö Dam.
  4. ^ Not to be confused with Cardiff City Ladies F.C., another club affiliated with Cardiff City F.C. that plays in the English women's football league system.

CAF nations

Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Algeria Algeria 2012–13 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 Sétif 6th 2011–12
Angola Angola 2013 Girabola Kabuscorp 1st
Benin Benin 2012–13 Benin Premier League Jeunesse Athlétique du Plateau 1st
Botswana Botswana 2012–13 Botswana Premier League Mochudi Centre Chiefs 3rd 2011–12
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 2013 Burkinabé Premier League ASFA Yennenga 13th 2012
Burundi Burundi 2012–13 Burundi Premier League Flambeau de l’Est 1st
Cameroon Cameroon 2013 MTN Elite One Coton Sport 12th 2010–11
Cape Verde Cape Verde 2013 Campeonato Nacional de Cabo Verde CS Mindelense 9th 2011
Central African Republic Central African Republic 2013 Central African Republic League 000n/a (possibly did not hold)
Chad Chad 2013 Chad Premier League Foullah Edifice FC 2nd 2011
Comoros Comoros 2013 Comoros Premier League Komorozine de Domoni 1st
Republic of the Congo Congo 2013 Congo Premier League AC Léopards 2nd 2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR 2013 Linafoot TP Mazembe 13th 2012
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire 2012–13 Côte d'Ivoire Premier Division Séwé Sport 2nd 2012
Djibouti Djibouti 2012–13 Djibouti Premier League Ali Sabieh 2nd 2008–09
Egypt Egypt 2012–13 Egyptian Premier League 000n/a (season abandoned)
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 2013 Equatoguinean Premier League Akonangui 5th 2008
Eritrea Eritrea 2013 Eritrean Premier League
Ethiopia Ethiopia 2012–13 Ethiopian Premier League Dedebit 1st
Gabon Gabon 2012–13 Gabon Championnat National D1 US Bitam 3rd 2009–2010
The Gambia Gambia 2013 GFA League First Division Steve Biko 1st
Ghana Ghana 2012–13 Ghanaian Premier League Asante Kotoko 23rd 2011–12
Guinea Guinea 2013 Guinée Championnat National Horoya AC 12th 2011–12
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 2013 Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau Clube de Futebol "Os Balantas" 4th 2009
Kenya Kenya 2013 Kenyan Premier League Gor Mahia 13th 1995
Lesotho Lesotho 2013 Lesotho Premier League Lioli FC 3rd 2009
Liberia Liberia 2013 Liberian Premier League Barrack Young Controllers 1st
Libya Libya 2012–13 Libyan Premier League 000n/a (possibly did not hold)
Madagascar Madagascar 2013 THB Champions League CNaPS Sport 2nd 2010
Malawi Malawi 2012–13 Malawi Premier Division Silver Strikers 7th 2011–12
Mali Mali 2013 Malian Première Division Stade Malien 18th 2011
Mauritania Mauritania 2012–13 Ligue 1 Mauritania FC Nouadhibou 4th 2010–11
Mauritius Mauritius 2012–13 Mauritian League Curepipe Starlight 4th 2008–09
Morocco Morocco 2012–13 Botola Raja Casablanca 11th 2010–11
Mozambique Mozambique 2013 Moçambola Liga Muçulmana 3rd 2011
Namibia Namibia 2012–13 Namibia Premier League Black Africa 8th 2011–12
Niger Niger 2012–13 Niger Premier League AS Douanes 1st
Nigeria Nigeria 2013 Nigeria Premier League Kano Pillars 3rd 2012
Réunion Réunion 2013 Réunion Premier League US Sainte-Marienne 1st
Rwanda Rwanda 2012–13 Primus National Football League Rayon Sports 6th 2004
São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 2013 São Tomé and Príncipe Championship Sporting Praia Cruz 6th 2007
Senegal Senegal 2012–13 Senegal Premier League ASC Diambars 1st
Seychelles Seychelles 2013 Seychelles First Division Côte d'Or 1st
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 2013 Sierra Leone National Premier League Diamond Stars 2nd 2011–12
Somalia Somalia 2013 Somalia League Elman 10th 2012
South Africa South Africa 2012–13 Premier Soccer League Kaizer Chiefs 3rd 2004–05
Sudan Sudan 2013 Sudan Premier League Al-Merrikh 19th 2011
Eswatini Swaziland 2012–13 Swazi Premier League Mbabane Swallows 5th 2011–12
Tanzania Tanzania 2012–13 Tanzanian Premier League Young Africans 24th 2010–11
Togo Togo 2013 Togolese Championnat National Anges de Notsè 1st
Tunisia Tunisia 2012–13 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 Sfaxien 8th 2004–05
Uganda Uganda 2012–13 Ugandan Super League Kampala City Council 9th 2007–08
Zambia Zambia 2013 Zambian Premier League Nkana 12th 2001
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2013 Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League Dynamos 21st 2012

OFC nations

Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Cook Islands Cook Islands 2013 Round Cup Puaikura 1st
Fiji Fiji 2013 Fiji National Football League Ba FC 19th 2012
New Caledonia New Caledonia 2013 New Caledonia Division Honneur Gaïtcha FCN 2nd 1999
New Zealand New Zealand 2012–13 ASB Premiership Waitakere United 5th 2011–12
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 2013 National Soccer League Hekari United 7th 2011–12
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 2013 S-League Solomon Warriors 3rd
French Polynesia Tahiti 2012–13 Tahiti First Division Dragon 2nd 2011–12
Tonga Tonga 2013 Tonga Major League Lotoha'apai United 14th 2011–12
Vanuatu Vanuatu 2013 National Super League Tafea FC 1st

Domestic cups

UEFA nations

Nation Tournament Champion Title Last honor
Albania Albania 2012–13 Albanian Cup Laçi 1st
Andorra Andorra 2013 Copa Constitució Santa Coloma 1st
Armenia Armenia 2012–13 Armenian Cup Pyunik 5th 2010
Austria Austria 2012–13 Austrian Cup Pasching 1st
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2012–13 Azerbaijan Cup Neftchi Baku 6th 2003–04
Belarus Belarus 2012–13 Belarusian Cup Minsk 1st
Belgium Belgium 2012–13 Belgian Cup Genk 4th 2008–09
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012–13 Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Cup Široki Brijeg 2nd 2006–07
Bulgaria Bulgaria 2012–13 Bulgarian Cup Beroe Stara Zagora 2nd 2009–10
Croatia Croatia 2012–13 Croatian Cup Hajduk Split 6th 2009–10
Cyprus Cyprus 2012–13 Cypriot Cup Apollon Limassol 7th 2009–10
Czech Republic Czech Republic 2012–13 Czech Cup Jablonec 2nd 1997–98
Denmark Denmark 2012–13 Danish Cup Esbjerg 3rd 1975–76
England England / Wales Wales 2012–13 FA Cup Wigan Athletic 1st
2012–13 Football League Cup Swansea City 1st
2012–13 Football League Trophy Crewe Alexandra 1st
Estonia Estonia 2012–13 Estonian Cup Flora Tallinn 6th 2010–11
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 2013 Faroe Islands Cup Víkingur 3rd 2012
Finland Finland 2013 Finnish Cup RoPS 2nd 1986
France France 2012–13 Coupe de la Ligue Saint-Étienne 1st
2012–13 Coupe de France Bordeaux 4th 1986–87
Georgia (country) Georgia 2012–13 Georgian Cup Dinamo Tbilisi 10th 2008–09
Germany Germany 2012–13 DFB-Pokal Bayern Munich 16th 2009–10
Greece Greece 2012–13 Greek Football Cup Olympiacos 26th 2011–12
Hungary Hungary 2012–13 Magyar Kupa Debrecen 6th 2011–12
Iceland Iceland 2013 Icelandic Cup Fram 8th 1989
Republic of Ireland Ireland / Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 2013 FAI Cup Sligo Rovers 5th 2011
2013 League of Ireland Cup Shamrock Rovers 2nd 1976–77
Israel Israel 2012–13 Israel State Cup Hapoel Ramat Gan Giv'atayim 2nd 2002–03
Italy Italy 2012–13 Coppa Italia Lazio 6th 2008–09
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2013 Kazakhstan Cup Shakhter Karagandy 1st
Latvia Latvia 2012–13 Latvian Football Cup Ventspils 5th 2010–11
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 2012–13 Liechtenstein Cup Vaduz 41st 2010–11
Lithuania Lithuania 2012–13 Lithuanian Football Cup Žalgiris 7th 2011–12
Luxembourg Luxembourg 2012–13 Luxembourg Cup Jeunesse Esch 13th 1999–00
North Macedonia Macedonia 2012–13 Macedonian Cup Teteks 2nd 2009–10
Malta Malta 2012–13 Maltese FA Trophy Hibernians 10th 2011–12
Moldova Moldova 2012–13 Moldovan Cup Tiraspol 3rd 1999–00
Montenegro Montenegro 2012–13 Montenegrin Cup Budućnost Podgorica 1st
Netherlands Netherlands 2012–13 KNVB Cup AZ 4th 1981–82
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 2012–13 Irish Cup Glentoran 21st 2003–04
Norway Norway 2013 Norwegian Football Cup Molde 3rd 2005
Poland Poland 2012–13 Polish Cup Legia Warsaw 16th 2011–12
Portugal Portugal 2012–13 Taça de Portugal Vitória de Guimarães 1st
Romania Romania 2012–13 Cupa României Petrolul Ploiești 3rd 1994–95
Russia Russia 2012–13 Russian Cup CSKA Moscow 12th 2010–11
San Marino San Marino 2012–13 Coppa Titano La Fiorita 3rd 2011–12
Scotland Scotland 2012–13 Scottish Cup Celtic 36th 2010–11
2012–13 Scottish Challenge Cup Queen of the South 2nd 2002–03
2012–13 Scottish League Cup St Mirren 1st
Serbia Serbia 2012–13 Serbian Cup Jagodina 1st
Slovakia Slovakia 2012–13 Slovak Cup Slovan Bratislava 13th 2010–11
Slovenia Slovenia 2012–13 Slovenian Cup Maribor 8th 2011–12
2013 Slovenian Supercup Maribor 3rd 2012
Spain Spain 2012–13 Copa del Rey Atlético Madrid 10th 1995–96
Sweden Sweden 2012–13 Svenska Cupen Göteborg 6th 2008
Switzerland Switzerland 2012–13 Swiss Cup Grasshopper Zürich 18th 1993–94
Turkey Turkey 2012–13 Turkish Cup Fenerbahçe 6th 2011–12
Ukraine Ukraine 2012–13 Ukrainian Cup Shakhtar Donetsk 9th 2011–12
Wales Wales 2012–13 Welsh Cup Prestatyn Town 1st

AFC nations

Nation Tournament Champion Title Last honor
Bahrain Bahrain 2013 Bahraini King's Cup Al-Muharraq 31st 2012
China China 2013 Chinese FA Cup Guizhou Renhe 1st
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2012–13 Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield Wofoo Tai Po 1st
2012–13 Hong Kong FA Cup Kitchee 2nd 2011–12
India India 2013–14 Indian Federation Cup Churchill Brothers 1st
Indonesia Indonesia 2013 Piala Indonesia 000n/a (possibly did not hold)
Iran Iran 2012–13 Hazfi Cup Sepahan 4th 2006–07
Japan Japan 2013 Emperor's Cup Yokohama F. Marinos 7th 1992
Kuwait Kuwait 2013 Kuwait Emir Cup Al Qadsia 15th 2011–12
2012–13 Kuwait Crown Prince Cup Al Qadsia 7th 2009
2012–13 Kuwaiti Federation Cup Al Qadsia 4th 2010–11
Lebanon Lebanon 2012–13 Lebanese FA Cup Safa SC 3rd 1985–86
Malaysia Malaysia 2013 Malaysia FA Cup Kelantan FA 2nd 2012
Malaysia Malaysia 2013 Malaysia Cup Pahang FA 3rd 1992
Maldives Maldives 2013 Maldives FA Cup New Radiant 11th 2007
Mongolia Mongolia 2013 Mongolia Cup
Myanmar Myanmar 2013 MFF Cup 000 n/a (cancelled)
Oman Oman 2012–13 Sultan Qaboos Cup Al-Suwaiq 2nd 2008–09
Qatar Qatar 2013 Emir of Qatar Cup Al Rayyan 6th 2011
2012–13 Qatari Stars Cup El Jaish 1st
2013 Qatar Crown Prince Cup Lekhwiya 1st
2013 Sheikh Jassem Cup Al Rayyan 4th 2012
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2013 King Cup of Champions Al Ittihad 2nd 2010
2012–13 Saudi Crown Prince Cup Al-Hilal 18th 2011–12
Singapore Singapore 2013 Singapore Cup Home United 6th 2011
South Korea South Korea 2013 Korean FA Cup Pohang Steelers 4th 2012
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2013 Sri Lanka FA Cup
Syria Syria 2013 Syrian Cup Al-Wahda 4th 2012
Tajikistan Tajikistan 2013 Tajik Cup Istiqlol Dushanbe 3rd 2010
Thailand Thailand 2013 Thai FA Cup Buriram United 3rd 2012
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 2012–13 UAE President's Cup Al Ahli 8th 2007–08
2012–13 Etisalat Emirates Cup Ajman 1st
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2013 Uzbekistan Cup FC Bunyodkor 4th 2012
Vietnam Vietnam 2013 Vietnamese Cup Vissai Ninh Binh 1st
Yemen Yemen 2013 Yemeni President Cup 000n/a (not played)

CONCACAF nations

Nation Tournament Champion Title Last honor
Canada Canada 2013 Canadian Championship Montreal Impact 2nd[a 1] 2008
Costa Rica Costa Rica 2013 Costa Rican Cup Deportivo Saprissa 1st
Mexico Mexico Clausura 2013 Copa MX Cruz Azul 3rd 1996–97
Apertura 2013 Copa MX Monarcas Morelia 1st
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 2012–13 Trinidad and Tobago Cup Caledonia AIA 3rd 2011–12
United States United States 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup D.C. United 3rd 2008
  1. ^ Includes the 2008 title won by the current Impact's predecessor of the same name.

CONMEBOL nations


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Argentina Argentina 2012–13 Copa Argentina Arsenal de Sarandí 1st
Brazil Brazil 2013 Copa do Brasil Flamengo 3rd 2006
Chile Chile 2012–13 Copa Chile Universidad de Chile 4th 2000
Colombia Colombia 2013 Copa Colombia Atlético Nacional 2nd 2012
Venezuela Venezuela 2013 Copa Venezuela Caracas FC 6th 2009


Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Brazil Brazil 2013 Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino São José 2nd 2012

CAF nations

Nation League Champion Title Last honor
Algeria Algeria 2012–13 Algerian Cup USM Alger 8th 2003–04
Kenya Kenya 2013 FKF President's Cup A.F.C. Leopards 9th 2009
South Africa South Africa 2012–13 Nedbank Cup Kaizer Chiefs 13th 2006







  • 22 May: Brian Greenhoff, English international footballer (born 1953)
  • 24 May: Ron Davies, Welsh international footballer (born 1942)


  • 15 June: Heinz Flohe, German international footballer (born 1948)
  • 16 June: Ottmar Walter, German international footballer (born 1924)
  • 27 June: Stefano Borgonovo, Italian international footballer (born 1964)
  • 30 June: Ingvar Rydell, Swedish international footballer (born 1922)




  • 1 September: Pál Csernai, Hungarian footballer and international coach (born 1932)
  • 1 September: Ignacio Eizaguirre, Spanish international footballer (born 1920)
  • 4 September: Ferdinand Biwersi, German referee (born 1934)
  • 7 September: Wolfgang Frank, German footballer and manager (born 1951)
  • 7 September: Marek Špilár, Slovakian international footballer (born 1975)
  • 11 September: Fernand Boone, Belgian international footballer (born 1934)
  • 19 September: Gerrie Mühren, Dutch international footballer (born 1946)
  • 23 September: Vlatko Marković, Yugoslavian international footballer (born 1937)



  • 3 November: Ryszard Kraus Polish international footballer (born 1964)
  • 5 November: Stuart Williams Welsh international footballer (born 1930)
  • 12 November: Erik Dyreborg, Danish footballer (born 1940)
  • 14 November: Bennett Masinga, South African international footballer (born 1965)
  • 16 November: Arne Pedersen, Norwegian international footballer (born 1931)
  • 24 November: Amedeo Amadei, Italian international footballer and manager (born 1921)
  • 25 November: Bill Foulkes, English international footballer and manager (born 1932)
  • 27 November: Nílton Santos, Brazilian international footballer (born 1925)


  • 2 December: Pedro Rocha, Uruguayan international footballer (born 1942)
  • 18 December: Büyük Jeddikar, Iranian international footballer (born 1929)
  • 24 December: Serghei Stroenco, Moldovan international footballer (born 1967)
  • 29 December: Ilya Tsymbalar, Ukrainian and Russian international footballer (born 1969)
  • 30 December: Akeem Adams, Trinidadian international footballer (born 1991)


  1. ^ "Abby Wambach Becomes All-Time Leading Scorer with Four Goals in 5–0 Win vs. Korea Republic" (Press release). United States Soccer Federation. June 20, 2013. Archived from the original on March 25, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA.com
  3. ^ "1.SŽNL 2012/13" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
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