2016 SOASA CUP AN EXCITING EVENT
The day was perfect. Partly sunny and about 65 degrees. The teams were ready to go at 10:00 am. On one field Yellow Springs International of the Dayton Amateur Soccer League faced Celtic FC of the Columbus Premier Soccer League. Celtic FC scored in the 2nd minute and went on to a 3-1 victory. On the other field, Capitals FC (Columbus) were paired against Gunners FC (Dayton). The first scoring was by Capitals FC in the 23rd minute and it was the Capitals FC 3-1 at the end.
The Final was at 2:00. By that time the sky was mostly sunny and the temperature was a little above 70. The match went to the 36th minute before Celtic FC broke through for the first score. Capitals FC tied it just before the half. Celtic came back with a score in the 53rd and it looked to be over. However Capitals kept attacking and eventually put one in at 87. Neither team could score during the two ten minute “Golden Goal” overtime periods. Capitals FC won the Kicks-from-the-Mark 4-1. Capitals FC are the State Champions for the second year in a row. They, along with Gunners FC will play in the Midwest Region Tournament of Champions on June 11-12 in Saginaw, MI. YSI and Celtic
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