Christos Advance Will Play in Semifinal of Gerhard Mengel Cup
Dethrone 2016 champion Phoenix SC. (3 May) Christos FC is in two out of three semifinals of the Region I cup qualifiers. In a reversal of last season's quarterfinal match, Christos sent home last year's champion Phoenix SC of Eastern Pennsylvania with a 4:1 victory in the Gerhard Mengel Cup. A converted penalty by Lucio Gonzaga gave Christos the early lead while Stephen Saunders did his part on the opposite end to hold the lead saving a Phoenix penalty kick right before halftime. The Philly side drew it even in the second half and the match ended 1:1 in regulation. Louie Karko set up Ryan Russell for the game winner during the first extra time period. Yaikel Perez then scored a brace on both ends of extra time to seal the victory. On 21 May, Christos will host United SC of Metro DC-Virginia at Hammond High School. The start time is set at 2:15.
Christos heads down I-95 for their Lamar Hunt US Open Cup tie against Fredericksburg FC of NPSL on 10 May. The 5:00 start is will take place at the University of Mary Washington Battleground Stadium in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Then it is up north to Buffalo, New York on 14 May to play Clarence Coyote of Western New York in the semifinal stage of the Werner Fricker Cup.
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2017 Region i U23 CUP
Region I will hold a tournament for men U-23 teams the weekend of 16 to 18 June at the Ukrainian American Sport Center in Horsham, Pennsylvania. While it is expected for many of the teams to come from Region I members, the tournament is open to other USASA affiliated teams from other State Associations.
The tournament will consist of no more than 16 teams. Group play will start on either Friday, 16 June or Saturday, 17 June. The schedule is dependent upon the number of entries. The final will be played on Sunday, 18 June.
Players born on or after 1 January 1994 are eligible for U23 registration.
Teams and players must be registered through their respective state association or USASA affiliated league. Youth player registration is not accepted. All youth players must be registered with USASA.