2005 Cup winners in India, Korea and Indonesia

Army XI created Indian football history when they stunned favourites Sporting Club de Goa 5-4 in a penalty shootout on 17 December to become the first team from Bangalore to win the Durand Cup. Founded by Sir Mortimer Durand at Shimla in 1888, the annual New Dehli event is reputedly the world's third oldest football tournament, predated only by the English FA Cup (1872) and the Scottish FA Cup (1874).

Chonbuk Motors defeated Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company by a solitary goal to win the Korean FA Cup on 17 December. This is Chonbuk’s first FA Cup win since 2003 and only the third title in the club’s history. It qualifies the club for a place in the Asian Champions League 2006.

Chilean striker Aldicidio Fleitas scored twice in the space of 15 minutes as defending champion PSMS Medan retained its crown in the Indonesian Bang Yos Gold Cup with a 2-1 win over Persik Kediri in the final played in South Jakarta on 17 December. The nationally televised tournement is named after the governor of the Jakarta capital city province, Sutiyoso (Bang means 'Mister' in the city's local ethnic language, Betawi).

The winning North Sumatran club pocketed Rp 250 million (about US$ 25,000) and the Runners-Up, Persik Kediri, Rp 175 million. The other teams, PSIS Semarang (3), Persija (4), Thailand league club, Osotspo (5) and the Cambodian Under 23 team (6), each received Rp 75 million. Alcidio Fleitas was awarded both Best Player of the series (Rp 15 million) and Top Scorer with seven goals (Rp 10 million).

The Turkmenistan President's Cup will be held 10-26 February 2006 in Tashkhabad. Nisa FC, the defending champion, has won the title four times.