MARYLAND, The Maryland State Soccer Association has begin their state cup play and released the match-ups for the Stewart Cup (US Amateur), and the Rowland Cup (WF Open Cup), as well as the Maryland Over 30 (Gerhard Mengel Cup). We’ve previously reported that the state has been very fervent in the promotion of the national competitions. The release of match information comes with the explicit use of the “Fricker” and “Mengel” names of these amateur competitions, the national association as discontinued.
The cup information is all available at the Maryland website, www.marylandsoccer.com
Below is cup specific information:
- 2016 Stewart Cup (US Amateur)
The Stewart Cup will begin play on February 14. There have been 9 entries to the competition. Those clubs are: Academy FC, Alexandria Reds, ASA Charm City, Catonsville FC Orange, Christos FC, Dulles SportsPlex Aegean Hawks FC, Kamikaze Crew, Pipeline SC, & Yinz United.
- 2016 Rowland Cup (Werner Fricker Open Cup)
The Rowland Cup will begin play on January 24. There have been 7 entries in this competition. Those clubs are: Academy FC, Alexandria Reds, ASA Charm City, Catonsville FC Orange, Christos FC, El Salvador, & Yinz United.
- 2016 Maryland Over 30 Cup (Gerhard Mengel Over 30)
The Maryland Over 30 Cup will begin play on March 13. There have been 4 entries to this competition. Those clubs are: ASA Charm City, Catonsville FC, Christos FC, & Mando Ramos FC.
- 2016 Morton Cup – Maryland also holds a state specific title that is already underway.