Twenty-four teams from 15 clubs secured 2021 Ohio State Cup championships, May 23. Each club team at the Super Group division earned direct qualification to the National Cup XX finals, while the Premier division teams qualified for the National Cup XX Midwest Regional, the next stage in the pathway to the finals.
The Ohio State Cup, presented by Alliance Premier Soccer League (APSL), had 370 teams and over 6,500 players participating in this season's event.
The 2021 Ohio State Cup semifinals and finals were held at Daree Fields in Dublin, Ohio, after the preliminary matches were held May 10-16 in Willoughby and Seville. The tournament crowed winners from both Super Group and Premier divisions at both the Girls and Boys ranks.
Out of all the teams that competed, Team Challenger FC, Pacesetter and Blast FC had a tournament-best three qualifying teams. Additionally, Soccer Vision Academy and Upper 90 Futbol were the other clubs to clinch multiple championships.
Below are the 2021 Ohio State Cup winners:
|Flight Name||2021 State Cup Champions|
|2008 Boys Super Group||FC EVOLUTION CENTRAL 08BC BLACK (ON)|
|2008 Boys Premier||PENNINE UTD FC EVOLUTION N B08 GLA (ON)|
|2007 Boys Super Group||TEAM CHALLENGER FC B07 BLACK (ON)|
|2007 Boys Premier||BLAST FC 07 (OS)|
|2006 Boys Super Group||BLAST FC 06 RED (OS)|
|2006 Boys Premier||UPPER 90 FUTBOL 2006 BOYS RED (ON)|
|2005 Boys Super Group||OPFC 05 BOYS BLACK (ON)|
|2005 Boys Premier||TEAM CHALLENGER FC SOUTH TCFC 05B GOLD (ON)|
|2004 Boys Super Group||BLAST FC 2004 (OS)|
|2004 Boys Premier||COLUMBUS UNITED B04 FOXES (OS)|
|03/02 Boys Super Group||SOCCER VISION ACADEMY SVAPROJECT24 (ON)|
|03/02 Boys Premier||UPPER 90 FUTBOL 2002 BOYS RED (ON)|
|2008 Girls Super Group||CLEVELAND FORCE SC CFSC 08G ECNLR (ON)|
|2008 Girls Premier||SVA 2008 GIRLS (ON)|
|2007 Girls Super Group||TEAM CHALLENGER FC G07 BLACK (ON)|
|2007 Girls Premier||AMBASSADORS FC '07 GIRLS (ON)|
|2006 Girls Super Group||PACESETTER 06 GIRLS ECNL R (ON)|
|2006 Girls Premier||STARS-PRO 06 GIRLS (ON)|
|2005 Girls Super Group||PACESETTER 05 GIRLS ECNL R (ON)|
|2005 Girls Premier||AMBASSADORS FC '05 GIRLS BLUE (ON)|
|2004 Girls Super Group||OHIO STRIKERS UNITED OSUG04BLACK (ON)|
|2004 Girls Premier||ERIE ADMIRALS FORCE 04/05 GIRLS (PAW)|
|03/02 Girls Super Group||PACESETTER 02 GIRLS VILLA RED (ON)|
|03/02 Girls Premier||CROATIA JRS 03/04 GLA (ON)|
The Ohio State Cup winners will now quickly get back to action, as the National Cup XVII Midwest Regional kicks off, June 18-21 in Waukegan and Libertyville, Ill. The champions of that Regional will then move on to the National Cup XX Finals, July 16-20, at DICK'S Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.
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