Borneo Cup


The cup was played since the 1950s, perhaps earlier. Only incomplete data is available, any additions are welcomed by the author.

Overview

Year  First    Second   Third
1968  Brunei
1969  Sabah
1970  Sabah
1971  Sabah    Sarawak  Brunei
1972  Sabah
1973-76  not held
1977  Sabah    Sarawak
1978  Sabah    Sarawak
1979  Sabah    Brunei   Sarawak
1980  Sabah    Sarawak
1981    not known
1983  Sarawak
1984  Sabah
1985  Sabah
1987  Brunei   Sabah    Sarawak

Additional Details

1968

1968, July, at Brunei Town (began 11th July)
??- 7 Sabah     2-2 Sarawak
??- 7 Brunei    bt  Sabah     (Sabah disqualified)
??- 7 Brunei    5-1 Sarawak   (Brunei won the cup for the first time)

1971

at Bandar Seri Begawan
15-10 Sabah     6-3 Sarawak
16-10 Sarawak   bt  Brunei
17-10 Brunei    3-3 Sabah

1977

at Kota Kinabalu, June 18-20
Sabah won the cup

1978

at Bandar Seri Begawan
 1-12 Sabah     4-1 Sarawak
 2-12 Brunei    0-0 Sarawak
 3-12 Brunei     -  Sabah    (Sabah didn't lose)

1979

at Kota Kinabalu (began 30th November)
      Brunei    1-0 Sarawak
      Sabah     2-1 Sarawak
      Sabah      -  Brunei   (Sabah won)

1980

at Kuching
12-12 Sarawak   2-1 Brunei
 ?-12 Sarawak   2-2 Sabah 
 ?-12 Sabah     4-1 Brunei

1981

at Bandar Seri Begawan
25-12 Sabah      -  Sarawak
26-12 Brunei     -  [loser of first match]
27-12 Brunei     -  [winner of first match]

1983

Sarawak won, "first win for 14 years"

1984

at Bandar Seri Begawan
Sabah won the cup

1985

at Keningau
 ?- 8 Sabah      -  Sarawak
 ?- 8 Sarawak    -  Brunei
25- 8 Sabah     1-0 Brunei     (Sabah won the cup)

1987

at Bandar Seri Begawan
13-11 Brunei    3-2 Sabah
15-11 Sabah     5-0 Sarawak
16-11 Brunei    3-2 Sarawak

After 1987, the tournament reportedly became an "inter-club championship", including clubs from 
 Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo.

1997

March
Sabah, Brunei
Indonesian teams from Kalimantan: Putra Samarinda (Pusan), Persiba, Pupuk Kaltim, Barito
The last edition before this was in 1991.
 

About this document

Source: Straits Times, New Straits Times, Borneo Bulletin

Thanks: Frank Rankmore

Prepared and maintained by Neil Morrison for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Neil Morrison (nfm24@cantab.net)
Last updated: 31 Mar 2011

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