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Romania 1909

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In October 1909 Romania's first governing body for Association football, Asociaţiunea Societăţilor Atletice din România was founded
The founding members were:

Olympia București-  Bucharest's oldest club, founded in 1904 by a mixture of migrants and locals.

Colentina  București-  founded in 1909, representing the workers  of the Colentina Cotton Factory, most of whom were from the United Kingdom.

United Ploiesti- founded by Dutch and American employees in the Petroleum refineries at Ploiești, 56 km from Bucharest, United did not field a Romanian player until 1911.

In December 1909 these 3 clubs contested the Cupa Asociatiunii Romane de foot-ball.


Olympia


Olympia won the tournament 


06.12.09

Olympia Bucuresti

2

1

Colentina Bucuresti

11.12.09*

Olympia Bucuresti

3

3

United AC Ploiesti

25.12.09

Colentina Bucuresti

2

0

United AC Ploiesti


*There has been conjecture over the accuracy of the reporting of this result, which appeared in the journal Minerva (12.12.09)





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