News and Announcements
At Germania field in Poughkeepsie The number 1 Red seed, Germania, overcame the first year number 3 Blue seed, African Youth Academy, by the score of 2-1. Germania scored first but AYA fought back and tied the game in the second half. After both teams missed opportunities to go ahead, Germania eventually scored the winning goal and have earned a place in the Final.
At Columbus Park in Port Chester, the number 2 Blue seed, San Onofre, won by the score of 4-2 vs. The number 5 Red seed, Ossining Portuguese, saw their “Cinderella story run” come to an end.
Congratulations go out to AYA for a great run in their first season and to Ossining Portuguese for their improbable run to the semi-finals this year. San Onofre will now play Germania on 6/1/14 to determine this year EDSL Playoff Champion!
Schedule for 5/25/14
First semifinal of this year EDSL Open cup
10am Tibbets park Westchester CF vs. San Onofre
Schedule for 6/1/14
2nd Semifinal of this year EDSL Open Cup
2PM Tibbets Park Czechoslovakia vs. African Youth Academy
FINAL EDSL PLAYOFF CAHMPIONSHIP
12PM San Onofre vs. Germania Tibbets Park Yonkers
The second round of EDSL Open play off came with more upsets!
The 5th seeded Ossining Portuguese won by the score of 2-0 over the #1 seed Yonkers Portuguese.
The 3rd seeded African Youth Academy won by the score of 5 – 3 over the #2 seed and State cup Finalist Westchester CF
The other scores saw #1 seeded Germania win on PK’s over CA Tumi 4-3 after a 3-3 regular game tie.
Finally San Onofre won the game vs. Stade Breton 6 -3 with 3 PK’s given through the match 2 to Stade Breton and 1 to San Onofre.
We had a couple of surprises during our 1st round playoff games on Sunday.
6th seed CA Tumi won 5-1 vs. 3rd seed Czechoslovakia and
5th seed Ossining Portuguese won 2 -0 vs. 3rd seed Yonkers Ukrainians.
For next week games we still have 4 teams from each division.
In an all EDSL Flamhaft State Cup Semifinals:
Westchester CF won by the score of 6-2 vs. San Onofre and
Yorktown won their semifinal by the score of 3-1 vs. Stade Breton.
State cup final on June 8th at the Verrazzano Sport Complex in Brooklyn will see Westchester vs. Yorktown to determine the Eastern New York State Cup Champion.
O30 State Cup Semifinal Poughkeepsie lost 1-2 vs. S Baisley of Long Island.
This is the 4th time these 2 teams faced each other in the state cup semis and both won twice and of course lost twice to each other.
Attention EDSL soccer community. We are currently seeking players for a women’s division in Yonkers. If you know any women that would be intersted please contact EDSL Commissioner Peter Pinori (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Congratulations to Czechoslovakia on winning the EDSL Playoff Championship! Icing on the cake of an amazing 2012-2013 campaign for the men in red and black. Czechoslovakia were also crowned ENY State Cup Champions (Flamhaft Cup) and earned the EDSL Sportsmanship Award! Czechoslovakia reached the final by defeating NY Albanians on Pk’s and Germania 3-2. Cabo Verde reached the final by winning both of their games on PK’s vs. Yonkers Ukrainians and Yonkers Portuguese.
Congratulations to the following teams for their accomplishments:
YONKERS PORTUGUESE – EDSL REGULAR SEASON OPEN CHAMPIONS
GERMANIA – STEVE HOWANSKY EDSL OPEN CUP CHAMPIONS
SAN ONOFRE (PSL) – EDSL CHAMPIONS CUP WINNERS
POUGHKEEPSIE – O30 A DIVISION CHAMPIONS
WASHINGTONVILLE – 030 B DIVISION CHAMPIONS
CROTON – O40 ENY STATE CUP FINALIST