Teams participating: 16
Qualifying requirements: all teams having at least 1 active player 48 hours before the start of the competition.
Start/end date: from Matchday 2 to Matchday 8 (1 round every 2 days)
- teams are matched in knock-out matches within 4 rounds: Round of 16, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final
- Each round has one match only (single leg)
- Winner qualifies for the next round
- Draws are possible at the end of regular time, so matches can get extra time; when matches go for extra time, 3 additional matchplays will be added