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The Macedonian Football Cup (Macedonian: у нa акедониа, Kup na Makedonija) is the premier knockout event in Macedonian football and, after the Macedonian First League championship, the second most prominent football competition in North Macedonia. Following the dissolution of Yugoslavia, local clubs abandoned the Yugoslav First League and Yugoslav Cup tournaments, and the cup was formed in 1992.
As of 2014, 16 teams had reached the cup finals, with Vardar being the most successful team in the competition's history, having won five of their six cup final appearances. Rabotniki and Sloga Jugomagnat, who have won four titles each, are the next two.
[A]: The Sloga Jugomagnat, which dates back to 1927, was kicked out after skipping two games in the 2009–10 season and disbanded the following year. After a merger with FK Albarsa, which started in the 3rd League, a successor club called FK Shkupi was formed in 2012. The team finished top in the 2012–13 season, but after failing to gain promotion to the 2nd League, it merged with FK Korzo and was promoted to the 2nd League for the 2013–14 season (in fall season was played as Korzo).Despite assertions by club officials and fans that the Shkupi is the Sloga Jugomagnat's successor, neither the Football Federation of Macedonia nor UEFA accept the Sloga Jugomagnat's championships and statistics before to 2009 as part of the 2012-founded Shkupi's track record.
[B]: The original Pobeda, which dates back to 1941, was banned from UEFA competitions in 2010, but will be allowed to compete in the 2017–18 season. In 2010, a successor team, FK Viktorija (later renamed Pobeda Junior), was established and began participating in the third tier. Despite assertions by club officials and fans that the new Pobeda Junior is the successor to Pobeda, neither the Football Federation of Macedonia nor UEFA accept Pobeda's trophies and statistics before 2010 as part of the track record of the 2010-founded Pobeda Junior.
[C]: The original Bashkimi, which dates back to 1947, fell bankrupt and closed its doors in 2008. FK Bashkimi 1947, a successor team, was created in 2011 and began participating in the 3rd league. Despite assertions by club officials and fans that the new Bashkimi is the defunct club's successor, neither the Football Federation of Macedonia nor UEFA accept Bashkimi's trophies and statistics before 2008 as part of the track record of the 2011-founded Bashkimi.