Newton, MA - The 2019 NEP State Cups saw their first match of the tournament season played on Saturday morning (3/30) at Mount Ida College, in Newton, MA. FC Stars Boys 2001/00 ECNL made the trip into Newton to take on hosts Boston Bolts 2000/01 ECNL in a boys U19 MA Cup first round match.
Boston Bolts claimed victory and will be moving onto the quarter final round to take on top ranked NEFC 2000/2001 NPL RED on May 4 at Progin Park in Lancaster, MA.
New England Premiership State Cup schedules are now live for CT, MA, NH and RI.
Throughout this spring, teams will fight to win a State Cup title and earn an invitation to the US Club Soccer National Cup XVIII Finals held on July 19-23 in Commerce City, CO at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
Last year the NEP saw 10 teams reach the National Cup final matches with 4 teams bringing back a championship trophy on their flights to New England. With a strong field across all State Cup competitions, the NEP looks forward to seeing exciting matches across NE and strong representation at the national level!