1. Holliston TK FC
2. Battery Park Gunners
4. Sporting Club Malden
(This was a random draw conducted by our state registrar.)
Semifinals: November 8th - 14th
Holliston TK FC (home) vs Sporting Club Malden
Battery Park Gunners (home) vs Safira
Finals: November 21st 3:30pm Kickoff - Back Bay Fens
***The home team selects the venue for opening rounds. (See below rules for approved permitting days/times. Midweek games midweek games may be set up and are encouraged, as long as the opposing team approves.)
This year, if the teams in our our State Cup semifinals or finals are also scheduled to play in the OTHSL semis/finals, we will postpone our semis and finals until after the conclusion of the OTHSL playoffs.
USASA’s Over-30 Cup Competition is named for Gerhard Mengel, a former National Cup Commissioner. Annually, Mass Soccer organizes a qualifier tournament to get a state champion which will represent Massachusetts in USASA Region 1 competition in late April- Early March, with Region I finals typically held in early June.
The USASA Region 1 champion will advance to face Regions II and III in early August at a location to be announced.
Mass Soccer supports our state champion team with either travel or hosting stipends.
We would like to emphasize the following points if you are going to enter the National Cups competition:
Musanda J-P Lukengu
National Cups Commissioner
1. Are rosters and Player Cards required?
Mass Soccer Amateur Cup rosters are required. Player cards are preferred, but temporary IDs may be printed off the Mass Soccer Website, if plastic cards can not be located. Government issued IDs and use of electronic device (must be logged in to mass-soccer website) are OK
2. Is there a restriction for the # of players on your roster?
In the state rounds, you can have up to 30 players on your roster. HOWEVER: After the ref checks in the 11 starters, team manager MUST designate/select the 7 substitute players for the match. Any additional player names on the roster MUST be strikethrough.
Only the 7 substitute players & the coaching staff can remain in the team bench/technical area.
3. What is the substitution rules for the Cup tourney?
7 subs are allowed with no re-entry
4. What if the game ends in a tie after 90 mins of play?
For matches tied after 90 minutes, teams will play two full 15-minute extra time periods (no golden goal). If still tied, FIFA Kicks From The Mark will be used to determine the winner.
GOOD LUCK IN THE COMPETITION!!