USASA Region II has submitted their two teams to the 2014 US Open Cup with the Des Moines Menace’s USASA team punching their ticket, while Schwaben AC clinched a spot in the tournament for the first time since 1964.
For the first time since 2006, the Croatian Eagles have qualified for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, defeating the AAC Eagles 2-0 at the USASA Region II qualifying tournament in Bensenville, Ill.
The Kansas City Athletics are back in the Open Cup, while the Croatian Eagles from Milwaukee and the AAC Eagles from Chicago will battle for the second spot in the tournament on Sunday at Noon (Central Time)
Sixteen days after the Seattle Sounders were crowned Lamar Hunt US Open Cup champions for a third consecutive year, qualifying for the 2012 tournament kicked off in earnest with the Illinois State Final. In a meeting of two well-known clubs, RWB Adria became the first team to advance to a USASA regional tournament, posting a 2-0 victory over rival AAC Eagles Thursday in front of a reported crowd of 400-plus.
Sporting Kansas City will play host to the winner of the Second Round match between the Madison 56ers and the Chicago Fire Premier.
The Madison 56ers stormed into the second round of the U.S. Open Cup, scoring four goals in a late 14-minute span to power past Chicago’s AAC Eagles in a first-round match in front of 702 fans Tuesday night at Breese Stevens Field.
Eight teams from the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) have qualified for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and will attempt to become the 2011 tournament’s Cinderella story. Will we see another Dallas Roma FC run from 2006? No one knows, but once again, TheCup.us has taken the time to introduce soccer fans to these largely unknown clubs.
The predominantly Polish side from Chicago has much to say about the US Open Cup.
On a cold, rainy, Saturday afternoon, AAC Eagles came away with a satisfying 4-1 victory over RWB Adria at the Toyota Park practice field in Bridgeview, Illinois. The match was the final USASA Region II play-in match for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the region’s second berth. Piotr Kolasinski was the man of the match with a hat-trick on the day.
At the end of a dramatic day in Region II of USASA, one man may have been the deciding factor in which team became the first amateur club to advance to the 2011 edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.