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USASA Werner Fricker Open Cup

USASA Fricker Cup State Tournament - General Information

Tournament is a Men's Open Cup and runs annually mid March 15th- early April. Champion will represent Massachusetts & advance to the regional quarterfinals typically the 2nd weekend in April. 

State will announce & conduct a tournament draw. Home teams are responsible for securing a home field in the opening rounds of the state qualifier tourney. Mass Soccer will secure a home field for the championship game.

Referees are provided by Mass Soccer for the entirety of the qualifying tournament. We encourage all teams to review the rules before registering for the tournament.

National Cups: Qualifying Tournaments Rules and Regulations

Announcing... 2019 Mass Soccer State Champions: Brockton FC!!

2019 USASA Regional Highlights

Click here for Brockton FC's regional tournament highlights:

2019 USASA Region 1 Men's Fricker Cup Tournament

2019 USASA Fricker Cup State Finals

Veteran's Sports Complex, Waltham, MA: March 31, 2019 - Brockton FC defeated GPS Omen's 3-1, in an exciting match filled with great soccer. 

This match got off to a quick start with GPS hitting the crossbar in the opening minutes off a well placed GPS corner kick.

But it was Brockton FC's #11 Edmilson Barros  who netted the first goal on a well placed low ball to the outside corner to beat the GPS goalie. Click here to see: Barros' Goal

Both teams exchanged shots and saves through the first half. Here are a few examples:

GPS Direct Kick - Brockton Save

Brockton Direct Kick - GPS Save

With just minutes left in the half, GPS Omen's were able to equalize with a goal from #7 Stefan Defregger, assisted by #11 Mike Fucito in the 42 minute.  Click here to see: Defregger's beautiful finish off a brilliant Fucito assist.

The score remained 1-1 through halftime but 5 minutes into the second half, Brockton's #10 Kessy Alves scored.  This 50th minute goal was a beaut!   Click to see Alves Goal.

Although, GPS was able to maintain pressure in the Brockton half in the last 15 minutes of the match, they were unable to convert.  Click here to see GPS Challenging.

Brockton sealed the victory with this 89th minute goal from #21 Leonel Pereira: Pereira Counter Goal.

Congratulations, to both teams for a well played tournament and final. 

GPS Omens

Brockton FC

USASA Fricker Cup Finals - Photo Albums

Action Photos

Album cover provided by Junior DePina

Celebration!

Past Fricker Cup State Champions and Tournament Results

2019 - Brockton FC - HIGHLIGHTS

2018 - Safira - HIGHLIGHTS

2017 - Kendall Wanderers - HIGHLIGHTS