Sileks and Akademija Pandev to play in the Cup final

This season’s edition of the Macedonian Cup final will feature the teams of Sileks and Akademija Pandev as the managed to eliminate Struga and Makedonija GjP.

photo: the celebration of Sileks (left) and Akademija Pandev (right)


The Kratovo based side managed to celebrated a l;one goal win away in Struga today. The winner came 8 minutes from time when after a free kick by Denis Ristov the ball was headed home by central defender Riste Karakamishev.

Gradska Plazha stdaium in Struga
Struga – Sileks 0:1 (1:1)
Goals: 82′ Riste Karakamishev
Red cards: 85′ Abdulhadi Jahja (St)
Referee: Krumislav Gjorgiev (Shtip)

the first semifinal took place yesterday featuring the last Cup finalist of 2019 as the 2020 edition stopped at the semis. Akademija Pandev managed to pull of a win thanks to two second half penalty kicks.

Gjorche Petrov stadium in Skopje
Makedonija GjP – Akademija Pandev 1:3 (1:1)
Goals: 30′ Izet Ajrulahu – 14′ Besnik Ferati, 55′, 90’+5 Marjan Radeski
Red cards: 60′ Tome Kitanovski (M), 34′ Besnik Ferati (AP)
Referee: Jovan Kachevski (Struga)

The final is set to be played on May 19, probably at the National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje. The venue is yet to be confirmed by FFM.

Sileks will play a Cup final for its 4th time, but first after their win in 1997, while Akademija Pandev will for the 2nd time fight for the trophy. Sileks in their previous 3 finals has 2 wins and 1 defeat, while Akademija Pandev who in their only appearance in 2019.

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