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Amateur Soccer Glory on the Line in Milwaukee

By USASA Communications, 07/15/22, 5:15PM CDT


Amateur Cup Champion will be crowned this weekend.

The 2022 National Amateur Cup Final will take place this weekend at the Bavarian United Soccer Club in Glendale, WI. 

Semifinals will take place Saturday at 2PM and 5:30PM, followed by the Championship match Sunday at 2PM. 



Team Bios:

ASC New Stars (Region 3 - Texas South)

The ASC club was founded and established in 1974 by Mr. Reza Khalili in Houston Texas and for the past 48 years has been very successful in winning many local, state, and regional titles and 3 times Lamar Hunt open Cup participant. This year would their fifth trip to the national amateur final four and the second trip to the national Over 30 final four in Nashville later in August they are currently the Over 30 national champions winning it in 2021 the club is managed by Taher (Tom) Khalili and both teams are coached by Mr. Lucas. Simon and a coaching staff of Mr. Gifford, Okatah-Boi and Mr. Tayeb. Ahmadi they are extremely dedicated people to the club and we hope to win many more trophies in the coming years. ASC is a multi-cultural club with players from over 26 different countries. 

Los Angeles Strikers (Region 4 - Cal South)

Los Angeles Strikers is a team made of friends and family that began competing in local Los Angeles leagues in 2017. We created a strong base that still remains with the team till this day. As seasons have passed, we have added players to our team that have helped us take the big step forward. In 2020 we joined Cal South 2020 State Cup. As we were off to a great start winning our first game and winning against the previous year state champions. We knew we had what it takes to be the next champions. Unfortunately, COVID destroyed our hopes of becoming champions. We have awaited since then to prove our capability as a team and thus far we are demonstrating it. We have overcome many obstacles as a team from the beginning till now which is why we are a unique team. We are a young, hardworking, and self-funding team that many teams have tried breaking us apart however the bond we have in our team in unbreakable and the dedication we show to this team is unmatchable. We all share the same background and we all share the same goal to become national champions. 

Bavarian United (Region 2 - Wisconsin)

Team Name: Bavarian United 
City: Glendale, WI
League(s): Wisconsin Soccer Leaguer – Majors, Midwest Premier League
MWPL Champions – West Division 2021
WSL Majors – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, Fall 2021
Amateur Cup – 2018 National Champions and National Runner Up – 2016, 2017
UPSL – 2018 National Champions, 2019 National Finalist
This year’s team:
Coaches: Patrick Hodgins, Tom Zaiss, Diego Campos
Amateur Cup Results 
R2 1st Round – MKE Superstars (5-1)
R2 2nd Round – Vlora (MN) (3-1)
Semi-final – Springfield (IL) (4-1)
Final – RWB Adria (IL) (3-2)
The group is a great mix of experience and youth, with the team being led by veteran players (Dietz, Wilson, B Andryk, L Andryk, Streicher, Rey, Zamani) from our 2018 National Championship Run along with additions in former NCAA Horizon League 1stteam players (Buran Huseini, Paolo Gratton) and All Big East player Alex Mirsberger (Marquette). The core of our team has been together for years with players added on a yearly basis to replace outgoing players and add depth/experience, it’s a true team effort on the pitch with goals and assists being spread out across defenders, midfielders and forwards. 

Nova FC (Region I - Metro DC/VA)

NOVA FC is an American soccer club from Leesburg, Virginia competing in USL League Two, USL W League, Eastern Premier Soccer League and Major Arena Soccer League 3. Northern Virginia FC was founded in 1998 and joined the USISL D-3 Pro League as an expansion franchise in 1998, entering the team under the name Northern Virginia Royals.

In 2015, the Royals rebranded as Evergreen FC and partnered with Major League Soccer club D.C. United and formed a joint PDL team called D.C. United U-23, who combined their NPSL side with the Royals, to play in the PDL, finishing fifth in the Mid-Atlantic Division.

For the 2021 season, Evergreen which was already part of the Northern Virginia FC club, renamed the USL League Two club to the Northern Virginia banner.[11] NoVa FC had already operated teams under that name in the lower level United Premier Soccer League and Eastern Premier Soccer League.


National Amateur Cup Draw