KNVB Women's Cup

The KNVB Women's Cup (Dutch: KNVB Beker voor Vrouwen) is the cup competition for women's football in the Netherlands. The competition was established in 1980, along with the KNVB Amateur Cup.

From the 2007-08 season onwards, the first round of the cup is a group stage for clubs in the Hoofdklasse and the Eerste Klasse. Clubs from the Eredivisie for women join the competition in the second round.

KNVB Beker Vrouwen
Region Netherlands
Number of teams87+ (2015–16)
Current championsAFC Ajax (4th title)
Most successful club(s)SV Fortuna Wormerveer (4 titles)
SV Saestum (4 titles)


The cup finals were:[1][2]

Year Winner Result Runner-up
1980–81 HSV Celeritas Puck Deventer[3]
1981–82 RKTVC 2–1 VV ONB
1982–83 Puck Deventer 3–0 AFC '34
1983–84 VV Flevo RKTVC
1984–85 KFC
1985–86 ODC
1986–87 KFC '71 VV ONB
1987–88 RKTVC 5–1 KFC
1988–89 KFC 4–1 KFC '71
1989–90 KFC '71
1990–91 KFC '71 KFC
1991–92 Ter Leede 6–0, 0–3 DVC Den Dungen
1992–93 KFC
1993–94 DVC Den Dungen
1994–95[4] DVC Den Dungen 2–1 Puck Deventer
1995–96 WFC
1996–97 Saestum
1997–98 Saestum
1998–99 WFC
1999–2000 Zwart Wit '28 4–2 Saestum
2000–01 Ter Leede 3–1 Saestum
2001–02 SV Braakhuizen 1–0 Saestum
2002–03 WFC 3–2 Saestum
2003–04 Saestum 2–1 SV Braakhuizen
2004–05 Oranje Nassau 5–0 Be Quick '28
2005–06 SV Fortuna Wormerveer 2–1 a.e.t. Be Quick '28
2006–07 Ter Leede 4–1 RVVH
2007–08 FC Twente 3–1 FC Utrecht
2008–09 Saestum 2–1 Oranje Nassau
2009–10 FC Utrecht 3–0 Ter Leede
2010–11 AZ Alkmaar 2–0 SC Heerenveen
2011–12 ADO Den Haag 5–2 VVV-Venlo
2012–13 ADO Den Haag 1–1 (5–4 pen) FC Twente
2013–14 AFC Ajax 2–1 PSV/FC Eindhoven
2014–15 FC Twente 3–2 AFC Ajax
2015–16 ADO Den Haag 1–0 AFC Ajax
2016–17 AFC Ajax 3–0 PSV/FC Eindhoven
2017–18 AFC Ajax 3–1 PSV
2018–19 AFC Ajax 2–1 PEC Zwolle (women)

Most wins

Team Wins
SV Fortuna Wormerveer (incl. WFC), SV Saestum, AFC Ajax 4
KFC, KFC '71, Ter Leede, ADO Den Haag 3
RKTVC, DVC Den Dungen, FC Twente 2
HSV Celeritas, Puck Deventer, VV Flevo, ODC, Zwart Wit '28, SV Braakhuizen,
Oranje Nassau, FC Utrecht, AZ Alkmaar

See also


  1. ^ "Cup finals results since 2000" (in Dutch). Retrieved 4 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Netherlands - List of Women Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Den Haag club history" (in Dutch). Retrieved 4 September 2011. The first highlight was winning the national cup in 1981 by a victory at Puck in Deventer.
  4. ^ "Geen sponsor en geen kader meer voor de vrouwen van Den Dungen" (in Dutch). 29 May 1995. Retrieved 4 September 2011.

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