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2017 Champions Cup Schedule

Extra time needed as Safira defeat Mosteiro in thrilling final

In the 3rd annual Mass Soccer Champions Cup, an invitational-only tournament between Mass Soccer's top performing men's teams in every Mass Soccer league, Safira of the OTHSL defeated USAfrica's Mosteiro FM in a thrilling overtime match.

Safira reached the finals via a 3-0 win over Albania SC in the semifinals and a 6-1 victory over Team Iraq in the quarterfinals. Mosteiro, on the other hand, slipped past GPS Omens 1-0 in the semifinals and won via technicality in the quarterfinals over Kel Kau.

In the Cup final on August 6, the game was sent into extra time after the first 90 minutes ended 2-2. In the dying minutes of extra time, Safira scored twice in the 119th and 120th minutes to seal the victory and claim the 2017 Mass Soccer Champions Cup. The win awards them with a coveted automatic bye to the 2017 Mass Soccer USASA Amateur Cup Qualifying final. Previous competition winners include Dorchester United (2016) and Tarrafal FC (2015).

And the cup goes to.... Safira

Safira- Champions Cup Winners