Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th time

May 30, 2017 14:37 IST

Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th timeParis Saint-Germain on 27 May 2017 defeated Angers 1-0 in the final of the centennial edition to lift the 2017 French Cup trophy for a record 11th time.

The final was played at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Paris.

About Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club is a French sports club.

It was founded in 1970.

It is based in Paris, France.

The club is most notable for its professional football team, which plays in the highest tier of French football, the Ligue 1.

The team has won six Ligue 1 titles, a record eleven French Cups, a record seven French League Cups, six French Super Cups and one Ligue 2 title. It has also won one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.

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About French Cup

The Coupe Charles Simon, also known as French Cup (Coupe de France), is the premier knockout cup competition in French football organized by the French Football Federation.

The cup competition is named after Charles Simon, a French sportsman who died while serving in World War I.

The tournament is open to all amateur and professional football clubs in France.

The winner of the Coupe de France qualifies for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.

It was first held in 1917–18. The 2016–17 Coupe de France was the 100th season of France's all-main-divisions football cup.

The 2016 Coupe de France was won by Paris Saint-Germain.

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