Six Eastern New York State Soccer Association teams will participate in a unique tournament Sunday that will determine the best team in the state, at least in September.
The Rapaglia Cup will be held at the Verrazano Sports Complex in Brooklyn, N.Y. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lansdowne Bhoys and Cedar Stars Academy (both Cosmopolitan Soccer League) and Port Jefferson SC (Long Island Soccer Football) will comprise Group A.
Williamsburg International (CSL), Grenada (Central Brooklyn Soccer League) and La Herradura (Eastern District Soccer League) will make up Group B.
Each group-stage game will consistent of a pair of 30-minute halves.
The two group winners will play for the cup at 2:45 p.m.
11 a.m. — Lansdowne Bhoys vs. Cedar Stars Academy
12:15 p.m. — Port Jefferson SC vs. Game 1 loser
1:30 p.m. — Port Jefferson SC vs. Game 1 winner
11 a.m. — Williamsburg International vs. Grenada
12:15 p.m. — La Herradura vs. Game 1 loser
1:30 p.m. — La Herradura vs. Game 1 winner
Tie-breaking rules for the preliminary-round matches
1. Points in all group matches
2. Goal differential in all group matches
3. Most goals in all group matches
4. Superior points obtained in matches between the tied teams
5. Goal differential obtained in matches between tied teams
6. Most goals obtained in matches between tied teams
7. Penalty kicks