First Edition of Saudi Women's Cup to Kick Off in November

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 13 September 2023
First Edition of Saudi Women's Cup to Kick Off in November

The inaugural Saudi Federation Women's Cup will begin in November with 16 clubs participating, according to the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF).

The clubs would be split into two tiers, with eight teams in each level, based on their positions from the last season.

The first level includes Premier League clubs, which are: Al-Nassr, Al-Hilal, Al-Shabab, Al-Ittihad, Al-Ahli, Shou'lat Al-Sharqiyah, Riyadh, and Al-Qadsiyah.

Al-Bairag, Jeddah, Najmat Jeddah, Ittihad Al-Nusoor, Al-Himmah, Suqoor Al-Gharbiyah, Saham, and Al-Amal are the clubs in the second level, which comprises first-division clubs.

SAFF said that the tournament will be played in a knockout system, starting with the round of 16.

The Saudi Federation Cup draw for the 2023/2024 sports season took place on Wednesday at the SAFF headquarters in Riyadh, in the presence of representatives from the participating teams.

SAFF has also approved the financial prizes for the Saudi Federation Cup, where the champion of the tournament will receive SR750,000, while the second-place club will receive SR500,000, and the third-place holder will receive SR200,000.

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