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Local lower league recap: Week of April 18

Photo: Marjorie Elzey

In this new series, every Wednesday we’ll round up the action from the lower leagues of men’s soccer in the area.

Today, we’ll look back at the week of April 18 to catch you up on the local results from EPSL, UPSL and NISA Nation, as well as some regional cup magic from West Chester United.

EPSL

  • Sunday 4/24/22 – Kensington SC 6-1 Philadelphia Heritage SC
  • Sunday 4/24/22 – Danubia SC 5-0 Oaklyn United
  • Sunday 4/24/22 – International New Jersey 4-1 Salone FC

Next up…

  • On Sunday 5/1, Salone FC take on Albion SC Delaware at John Bartram High School field at 5 p.m.
  • Also on Sunday is Oaklyn United vs Philadelphia Heritage.
  • Kensington and Danubia return to action 5/8/22.
  • Check out the updated EPSL Delaware River Conference standings.

UPSL

  • Saturday 4/23/22 – Philadelphia Lone Star FC 11-2 Real New York FC

Next up…

  • Lone Star FC have an away match against Queensboro FC II on Sunday 5/1 at 6:45 p.m.
  • While it’s still early, Philadelphia Lone Star currently sit tied at the top of the table.

NISA Nation

  • Saturday 4/23/22 – Albion SC Delaware 1-1 Atlantic City FC

Next Up

  • Atlantic City FC return to action 5/7/22

Wrapping things up for the week, let’s highlight West Chester United, which is competing in both the National Amateur Cup and the Werner Fricker Open Cup. West Chester won the Robert M O’Neill PA State Cup to qualify for the regional competition in the National Amateur Cup. They also won the Frank Giancroce PA State Cup to qualify for the regional competition in the Werner Fricker Open Cup.

  • On 4/20 in the Werner Fricker Open Cup, West Chested advanced on PKs, beating Christos FC to advance to the Region 1 semi-finals
  • On 4/24 in the National Amateur Cup, West Chester defeated Appalachia Steel FC to advance to the Region 1 semi-finals

Best of luck to West Chester United as they look to add more silverware to their trophy case!

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