The USASA Region I tournament that got underway this weekend, is the beginning of what will eventually send two clubs to the 2010 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The opening round which kicked off this weekend will be followed by the quarterfinals on May 2 and the semifinals on May 23. The two teams that […]
Emigrantes Das Ilhas
Check back with TheCup.us for updates of this weekend’s opening round of the 2010 USASA Region I tournament. The two teams that advance to the championship game will both be entered in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and will likely face a professional team.
2009 Massachusetts State Cup Champions Emigrantes Das Ilhas booked their place in the USASA Region I Open Cup tournament next Spring by defeating Boston Olympiakos (2007 National Amateur Cup champions) 4-2 on penalty kicks on a rainy evening in East Boston. The build up to the game needed no extra incentives as the two teams had just met 48 hours earlier in a fiercely contested US Amateur Cup game in Brockton.
Emigrantes Das Ilhas took a step toward returning to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup with a 2-1 win over Alianca CV in the Semifinals of the Massachusetts Open Cup tournament. Emigrantes, who made their debut in the Open Cup last year, rebounded from an early deficit and will advance to the state championship game.
Every year, TheCup.us introduces all eight of the USASA clubs who qualify for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to American soccer fans everywhere.
The clubs profiled in this feature don’t often make headlines during the long qualifying process, but all of them have a goal once the tournament begins: to become this year’s Open Cup Cinderella story.
“Immigrants of the Islands” making their first US Open Cup appearance Translated into English from Portuguese, Emigrantes Das Ilhas means “Immigrants of the Islands”, but as manager/player Carlos Amado plainly states, it simply means “We’re from theCape Verde Islands.” The club was founded in 1987 and aside from two seasons with the Super N League, […]
If seeing the underdogs prevail is your thing, then you went to sleep disappointed last night.
Of the fourteen matches first round U.S. Open Cup matches last night, only one was won by a team from the lower division, and even that wasn’t much of an upset.
The Western Mass Pioneers yet again survived an extra time scare from a USASA club, this time a 3-2 win over Emigrantes Das Ilhas.
The Brockton, Mass. USASA club took a 1-0 lead when Zico Viego booted a 20-yard shot past Pioneers goalkeeper Matt Jones. The USL2- team knotted the score just before halftime, when Jay Willis scored in first half stoppage time.