Syrian Cup 1961 NB: started on Apr 7; contested between 16 clubs: Northern Zone Al-Ahly (Aleppo) Al-Jadid (Aleppo) Al-Sahel (Tartous) Al-Rafidain (Hasaka) Al-Shahbaa (Aleppo) Al-Souri (Aleppo) Jalaa SC (Aleppo) Jableh SC Southern Zone Al-Ahly (Damascus) Al-Fida (Homs) Al-Nahda (Damascus) Al-Nejma (Homs) Al-Shabab (Damascus) Al-Shabab (Sweida) Al-Souri (Damascus) Barada SC (Damascus) 1/8 Finals Northern Zone Jalaa SC 1-0 Jableh SC Al-Rafidain 2-1 Al-Shahbaa Al-Ahly (Aleppo) 2-2 Al-Jadid Al-Souri 1-0 Al-Sahel Southern Zone Al-Nahda 2-0 Al-Nejma Al-Souri 1-0 Al-Shabab (Sweida) Al-Ahly (Damascus) 5-0 Al-Shabab (Damascus) Barada SC 3-0 Al-Fida 1/8 Final Replay Northern Zone Al-Ahly (Aleppo) 3-2 Al-Jadid Quarterfinals Northern Zone Al-Ahly (Aleppo) 2-1 Jalaa SC Al-Souri 5-2 Al-Rafidain Southern Zone Barada SC 1-1 Al-Nahda Al-Ahly (Damascus) 7-1 Al-Souri Quarterfinal Replay Southern Zone Barada SC 2-1 Al-Nahda Semifinals Northern Zone Al-Ahly (Aleppo) 1-0 Al-Souri Southern Zone Al-Ahly (Damascus) 2-2 Barada SC Semifinal Replay Southern Zone Al-Ahly (Damascus) 6-0 Barada SC Final [May 5, Damascus] Al-Ahly (Damascus) 2-0 Al-Ahly (Aleppo) [Khaled el-Dirani 18, Ezzat Qarsai 83] [Ahly (Damascus): Mahmoud Rizk; Bashar Shakour, Philippe al-Chayeb, Ali Rashdam, Ahmad Zarzoor; Hassan Nabhani, Khaled el-Dirani, Ezzat Qarsai; Ibrahim Moghrabi, Abdulqader Jurban, Adil al-Turki] [ref: Arwant Ohanessian] [spectators included Abdelhamid al-Sarraj, president of the Syrian Executive Council] NB: both finalists qualified for the United Arab Republic championship 1960/61.
1961 UAR championship
list of champions
list of cup winners
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