The Michigan Soccer Association (MSA) will be hosting both Werner Fricker Open Cup and Gerhard Mengel Over-30 Cup Finals August 18 & 19th. The event will take place at Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Michigan.
The excitement kicks off on Friday the 18th at 7 PM, as hometown favorite Michigan Sporting (Region II) squares off against Lansdowne Boys FC (Region I) in the Werner Fricker Open Cup Semi-Final. At 9:00, the second Open Cup Semi-final match will pit Kansas City Quinto Eliimento (Region II) against CD Montagua (Region III). The winner of these matches will advance to the final, to be played on Saturday the 19th at 8 PM. All Werner Fricker Open Cup matches are on Field 1.
The Gerhard Mengel Over-30 Cup semi-finals also start on Friday the 18th at 7 PM. Illinois Torino (Region II) will play Christos FC (Region I). Directly following, Illinois Levski (Region II) kicks off against Sporting Charlotte (Region III) at 9 PM. The winner of these matches will advance to the final, to be played on Saturday the 19th at 6 PM. Gerhard Mengel Over-30 Cup Semi-final matches are on Field 4. The final will be played on Field 1.
See our Tourney tab for the official match card.
Stay tuned for information on the 2017 Amateur Cup.
Ultimate Soccer Arena
867 South Boulevard
Pontiac, MI 48341
2016 Regional Competition
The Michigan Soccer Association (MSA) is a member of the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the Federation International Futbol Association (FIFA). MSA is located in the Midwest Region (Region II) of the USASA. Region II is the governing body of the USASA in fourteen State associations: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio North, Southern Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
The leagues and teams of MSA are offered many competitive opportunities within their leagues, the State, Region II and USASA.
Member leagues conduct their own competitions within their divisions. MSA sponsors the Gerhard Mengel State Cup and the Indoor Tournament. Region II hosts the annual Tournament of Champions. USASA administers the National Cups, the Men’s Open Cup, Veteran’s Cup and the Co-Ed Cup.
The purpose of the MSA is to promote adult soccer in the lower peninsula of the State of Michigan, as well as to provide for the continuing development of soccer players, coaches, referees and administrators.