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Copa Adrian C. Escobar

The Copa Adrian C. Escobar was an official football tournament contested by clubs of Argentina, organized by the Argentine Football Association (AFA) in 1939, 1941 to 1944, and 1949.

Name of the tournament

The trophy of the tournament was donated by Dr. Adrian C. Escobar, President of the AFA in 1939, year in which the match was created. Therefore, the tournament was named after his donation.


It was a heptagonal competition, competed by the top seven teams in the table of the official league. A single knock-out system was adopted. The second to seven competed in the quarter-finals, while the champions of the official league entered the semi-finals directly.

Matches in this tournament were not standard. In the 1939 edition, a match lasted for 20 minutes in the quarter-finals and semi-finals and 30 minutes for the final match. In the later editions, matches lasted for 40 minutes in every round. When matches were drew, the team gaining higher number of corners would proceed to the next round. The matches in the same round were played in the same pitch on the same day.


External links

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1939

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1941

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1942

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1943

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1944

Copa Adrian C. Escobar 1949

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