2013 King's Cup

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2013 King's Cup
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates23–26 January
Teams4 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)700th Anniversary Stadium
Final positions
Champions Sweden (4th title)
Runners-up Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored13 (3.25 per match)
Attendance23,500 (5,875 per match)
Top scorer(s)Finland Mikael Forssell
(2 goals)

The 2013 King's Cup was an international football competition, the 42nd edition of the tournament. It was a two-round knockout tournament, with all matches held at the 700th Anniversary Stadium in Chiang Mai, Thailand between 23 January and 26 January.[1][2] This edition features the hosts Thailand and three invited teams (Sweden, Finland and North Korea). In the final Sweden defeated Finland 3–0 to win the tournament.[3]

Going into the tournament, North Korea were unofficial football world champions.[2] In winning their semi-final, Sweden took the title[4] and successfully defended it in the final.[3]



2013-01-23 - Chiang Mai
 Sweden (pen.)1 (4)
2013-01-26 - Chiang Mai
 North Korea1 (1)
2013-01-23 - Chiang Mai
Third place
2013-01-26 - Chiang Mai
 North Korea2


All times are local (UTC+7)


Thailand 1–3 Finland
Narubodin Goal 68' Report Sumusalo Goal 5'
Forssell Goal 12'87'

Third place match[edit]

3rd Place shared


Sweden 3–0 Finland
Hysén Goal 23'
Quaison Goal 73'
Svensson Goal 90'


 2013 King's Cup Champions 

4th title


  1. ^ "Schaefer to rest stars for King's Cup". Bangkok Post. 5 January 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b Brown, Paul. "North Korea vs Sweden, King's Cup 2013 Preview – UFWC". UFWC. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  3. ^ a b Brown,Paul (26 January 2013). "Sweden 3–0 Finland". UFWC. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  4. ^ Brown,Paul. "North Korea 1–1 Sweden (1–4 on penalties)". UFWC. Retrieved 26 January 2013.