L.A. Wolves FC Announce 2016 U.S. Open Cup Opponent Ventura County Fusion

L.A. Wolves FC Prepare for Historic First Round Match on the Road Against Ventura County Fusion
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TORRANCE, Calif. - April 16, 2016 - PRLog -- The L.A. Wolves FC are proud to announce their opponent for the First Round of the Prestigious 2016 U.S Open Cup, the Ventura County Fusion. The L.A Wolves, from the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) are pitted against the Ventura County Fusion, from the USL Pro Development League (PDL) in what will surely be an exciting opening First Round U.S. Open Cup match. Tickets for the match can be purchased directly the at Ventura College Sportsplex.

L.A. Wolves FC (UPSL) vs. Ventura County Fusion (PDL)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 -- Kickoff 7:00 PM
Ventura College Sportsplex

The format and schedule for the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, will feature a record 92 teams and kick off with the first round on May 11 with the L.A Wolves playing on the road in their opening round match at the Ventura County Sports Complex with a scheduled 7:00 PM Kickoff.

All 17 American MLS clubs will enter the tournament in the fourth round, which is currently scheduled for June 15. Eligible USL clubs will enter the competition in the second round on May 18, while US-based NASL clubs will begin their runs in the tournament in the third round on June 1. The first round will feature a total of 48 teams, and will include 19 clubs from the USL-Premier Development League, 15 teams from the National Premier Soccer League and 14 local qualifiers.

As was the case in 2015, teams will be paired geographically from the first round through the fourth round. Following the fourth round, US Soccer will hold a geographically-based random draw to determine the Round of 16 matchups and set a fixed bracket through to the final, which is scheduled for September 21.

Yan Skwara, CEO/President of the L.A. Wolves said, "We are honored to be a part of the prestigious 2016 U.S. Open Cup as we have worked hard as a club to get here but the reality is now the work really begins as this is a very tough tournament. We need to stand tall and fight as you don't get a second chance in this Cup. Ventura Fusion is a tough first round opponent as they have been here before and we know they will be ready, so the fans should see a great battle on the field. Our guys know how to win and at the same time they need to show up because if they don't, the tournament is over and that's not what we are here to do. We look forward to the May 11th match and may the best team win."

For game and or ticket information, please visit www.lawolves.com or  www.vcfusion.com

L.A. Wolves FC

L.A. Wolves FC are an American Pro Development soccer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_football) club based in Torrance, California. They are named after the Los Angeles Wolves (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_Wolves) who played in the United Soccer Association (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Soccer_Association) in 1967 and in the North American Soccer League (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Soccer_League_(1968%E2%80%931984) in 1968. The L.A. Wolves FC are a current member of the UPSL (United Premier Soccer League) and compete in the Western Division. The L.A. Wolves currently play and train at their home field at Toyota Soccer Park based in Torrance. The L.A. Wolves also manage and maintain a full Reserve squad and a L.A. Wolves FC Youth Program from U8-U16.

In addition, the L.A. Wolves FC participate in the qualifying rounds of the U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

For additional information, you can contact the L.A. Wolves FC at www.lawolves.com or call them at 310-415-5691.

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