2008 Trinidad and Tobago League Cup

The 2008 Trinidad and Tobago League Cup was the ninth season of the First Citizens Cup, which is the league cup competition for Trinidad and Tobago teams competing in the TT Pro League. The slogan for the year’s league cup was No Room for Losers and was sponsored by First Citizens Bank for the eighth consecutive year.[1]W Connection entered as the defending champions after having defeated Caledonia AIA 2–0 in the 2007 final for their fourth consecutive league cup title.

Football tournament season

2008 First Citizens Cup
Trinidad and Tobago FCB Cup
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Teams 10
Defending champions W Connection (5)
Champions W Connection
Runners-up Joe Public
Matches played 10
Goals scored 36 (3.6 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Gregory Richardson
(4 goals)
2007
2009

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Seeding for the competition was determined from the league standings following the eighteenth league match day. The bottom four teams were placed in the qualifying round to determine which teams advance to the quarterfinals. The teams ranked from first to sixth advanced directly to the quarterfinals.

The automatic quarterfinal qualifiers in order of league position were: San Juan Jabloteh, W Connection, Caledonia AIA, United Petrotrin, Joe Public, and St. Ann’s Rangers.

The schedule for the 2008 First Citizens Cup, as announced by the TT Pro League:

Round Date Matches Clubs New entries this round
Qualifying round 2 September 2008
2
10 → 8
4: 7th–10th
Quarterfinals 12 September 2008
4
8 → 4
6: 1st–6th
Semifinals 19 September 2008
2
4 → 2
Third place 26 September 2008
1
2 → 1
Final 26 September 2008
1
2 → 1
Qualifying round
2 September 2008
Quarterfinals
12 September 2008
Semifinals
19 September 2008
Final
26 September 2008
1 San Juan Jabloteh 2
9 Ma Pau 1 10 Tobago United 0
10 Tobago United 2 1 San Juan Jabloteh 0
5 Joe Public 1
4 United Petrotrin 2
5 Joe Public 4
5 Joe Public 2 (5)
2 W Connection 2 (6)
3 Caledonia AIA 3 (3)
6 St. Ann’s Rangers 3 (4)
6 St. Ann’s Rangers 0 Third place
7 North East Stars 1 (0) 2 W Connection 2
8 Defence Force 1 (3) 2 W Connection 5 1 San Juan Jabloteh 1
8 Defence Force 2 6 St. Ann’s Rangers 2

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