TheCup.us has also confirmed that the NPSL is no long guaranteeing spots in the First Round of the 2013 US Open Cup to particular clubs or regions.
2013 NPSL qualifying
After the Sacramento Gold punched their ticket with a 5-2 win over the Sonoma County Sol last Saturday, FC Hasental earned their first Open Cup berth with a 2-0 win over the San Diego Flash.
The San Diego Flash will host the “Win & You’re In” match against FC Hasental on March 30 at 5 p.m. local time at Del Norte High School.
Of the six remaining teams, just two will advance to the US Open Cup, and according to NPSL officials, both will begin play in Round 1.
TheCup.us has confirmed five of the NPSL teams that will enter the tournament in the first round on May 14.
The National Premier Soccer League doesn’t yet know how many berths it will have in the 100th Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, but the league’s Western Conference already has its qualifying tournament set.