On a cold night at Montville Community Park in Montville, NJ, Icon FC came out victorious, defeating Polonia Wallington 4-0 to win their first New Jersey Open Cup title.
With the win, Icon FC earned the right to play Polonia Wallington in the New Jersey final on March 24.
Go Soccer may have come in with the experience, but it was first-time entry Polonia who came away victorious after a penalty kick by Zbigniew Puzio in the 99th minute of extra time to give PW a 2-1 win and a ticket to the New Jersey Final on March 24.
Welcome to our continuing series of Meet the USASA features where we annually profile the clubs representing the United States Adult Soccer Association in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Advancing from the four regional tournaments, these often unknown clubs have great stories to tell and each year, our goal is to allow fans to get to know them as they attempt to become this year’s Cinderella story.
After a pair of first half goals in the New Jersey State Final Saturday, Go Soccer SC and Jersey Shore Boca went deadlocked for the remainder of the contest, sending the match to overtime and eventually penalties. Jersey Shore would prevail 5-4 with a save in the final round, advancing to the Region I USASA tournament.
The Massachusetts Open Cup final is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Dilboy Field in Somerville, while New Jersey’s championship game will be played at 1:30 p.m. at the John F. Patrick Sports Complex in Lakewood, NJ.
On a frosty night in Bridgewater, NJ, Go Soccer FC defeated FC Fort United 1-0 to win the New Jersey Open Cup championship and punch their ticket to the USASA Region I tournament.