After helping Christos FC make a name for themselves in the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, Levi Houapeu has moved on to another Maryland club and has them on a path to qualify for the 2019 tournament.
Aromas Cafe FC
The Cville (Charlottesville, Va.) Alliance FC Reserves jumped out to an early lead and never let go in a 3-1 win over Tigres FC.
Three of the four teams that advanced in the opening weekend of Round 2 are newcomers to US Open Cup qualifying.
The Tartan Devils Oak Avalon are looking to become the first open division amateur club from Western Pennsylvania to qualify since 1992..
Aromas Café visited the Richmond Kickers hoping to come out giant killers, but their hopes were squashed almost immediately and never revived.
Jake Van Yahres delivered the game-winning goal as the Charlottesville, Virginia-based United States Amateur Soccer Association (USASA) side Aromas Café FC took down the National Premier Soccer League’s (NPSL) Richmond Strikers by a final score of 2-1.
A debutant in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, Aromas Café FC is breaking ground not just in the Charlottesville area but also in the D.C. Metro area.
The first-year entry from Virginia defeated the Aegean Hawks 3-1 to put themselves one step away from qualifying for the 103rd edition of the US Open Cup.
It was cafe versus pub in Saturday’s 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup qualifying match in Charlottesville, Va., with the home side Aromas Cafe FC defeating the Tartan Devils Oak Avalon of Pittsburgh, 3-1.