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Competitions Resume with Gerhard Mengel Cup

By Region I Communications, 04/14/23, 8:45AM CDT


Region I goes into its next round of play with O-30 matches.

We resume our cup season this weekend with three quarterfinal games in the Gerhard Mengel Cup, the Over-30 Championship. One match was played two weeks ago with the NY Greek American of Eastern New York defeating Safira FC of Massachusetts 3:1. They await the winner in their northern bracket between Sportfriends Polonia SC of New Jersey against Vasco da Gama of Connecticut. It will kick off at 2:00 at Dave Waks Field in Wayne, New Jersey.

In the southern bracket, NOVA FC of Metro DC/Virginia will host Vereinigung Erzgebirge of Eastern Pennsylvania, 12:30 George Mason University Sports Complex in Fairfax, Virginia. The other quarterfinal features Christos FC of Maryland traveling to Pittsburgh to face the Tartan Devils of Pennsylvania West. The match is set for 4:00 at Cupples Stadium.

In other ties played two weeks ago, West Chester United of Eastern Pennsylvania advanced to the quarterfinals of the Amateur Cup after their 4:0 win against Albion SC of Delaware. They will host Sure Sports FC of Maryland next week. The Werner Fricker Cup quarterfinal saw Christos rout Appalachia Steel FC of West Virginia 13:0. West Chester will be their next opponent in the semifinal.

Next week we will have a full complement of quarterfinals in both the Amateur and Over-40 Cups.