Over-30 Final Set Christos to Defend Crown Against Das Bierhalle
O-40 Semifinal match this weekend as well. (13 March) Cup holder Christos FC returns to the Over-30 final after eliminating Colombia FC 9:0 and will face Das Bierhalle FC in the title match scheduled for Glenelg High School next Sunday. Das Bierhalle had a more difficult semifinal challenge lead by two goals from Nico Garcia to defeat the Baltimore Kickers 5:2. Shaun Ostrowski, Chris Contino and Sean Scarselletta were the other goal scorers. The cup winner advances to the Region I Gerhard Mengel Cup and will meet the Tartan Devils of Pennsylvania West in the quarterfinals.
We have a single semfinal in the Over-40 Cup with Colombia taking on the Kickers after the O-30 final. The winner sets up a date against defending champion Christos the following week.
Players should use the proper link to register for their team to play in the MSSA Cups. Only for use by players not currently registered with a team. For players whose teams are playing in multiple cups, only register once for one cup. MSSA will multi-roster the player as appropriate. The registration fee is $12 and can be paid online by credit card. Submit a head shot/selfie as the photo. Do not upload driver's license.
Team Registration for 2023 Cup Teams
The Maryland Cups qualify teams to take place as the Maryland champion for the USASA Region I qualifiers. The Stewart Cup winner will compete for the Amateur Cup for the Fritz Marth Trophy. The winner of the Rowland Cup enters into the Werner Fricker Cup. In the O-30 Cup, the champion advances to the Gerhard Mengel Cup, the National Over-30 Championship, while the O-40 qualifies for the National Over-40 Cup. The Region may host an O-50 championship next spring. The Morton Cup is a state only competition that is also open to non-MSSA affiliated teams.