2020 Maso Cup set to begin

The XII edition of the most popular tournament for Macedonian diaspora clubs will take place next weekend with 10 teams participating in the main category.

This year’s hosts is the 6 time winners Rockdale City Suns with their Ilinden Sports Centre in Sydney. The matches will be played at six other venues with the main tournament taking places at Jensen Park 1 besides the Ilinden field. The tournament will begin on Thursday the 24th with the opening match. It will feature tournaments in 7 categories. Besides the main category for the senior teams, clubs will compete in reserves, veterans, U20, women’s, U16 and U14.

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Ten clubs divided into two groups of 5 will participate in the main tournament. The top two will advance in the semis. Hosts Rockdale are the most successful club in the history of the Maso Cup so it will be interesting to see if someone can match them in their home.

Group A Group B
Rockdale City Suns Bankstown City
Preston Lions Broadmeadow Magic
Cringila Lions Wollongong United
Sydenham Park Queanbeyan City
Shell Cove Barbarians Geelong

 

The complete schedule:

Thursday, 24 January
20.10 Rockdale City Suns vs. Cringila Lions (A) at Ilinden Sports Centre

Friday, 25 January
09.00 Cringila Lions vs. Shell Cove Barbarians (A) at Jensen Park 1
09.50 Bankstown City vs. Wollongong United (B) at Jensen Park 1
10.40 Broadmeadow Magic vs. Geelong (B) at Jensen Park 1
11.30 Rockdale City Suns vs. Shell Cove Barbarians (A) at Jensen Park 1
12.20 Broadmeadow Magic vs. Queanbeyan City (B) at Jensen Park 1
13.10 Preston Lions vs. Cringila Lions (A) at Jensen Park 1
14.00 Wollongong United vs. Queanbeyan City (B) at Jensen Park 1
14.50 Preston Lions vs. Shell Cove Barbarians (A) at Jensen Park 1
15.40 Bankstown City vs. Geelong (B) at Jensen Park 1
16.30 Cringila Lions vs. Sydenham Park (A) at Jensen Park 1

Saturday, 26 January
09.00 Sydenham Park vs. Shell Cove Barbarians (A) at Ilinden Sports Centre
10.40 Bankstown City vs. Broadmeadow Magic (B) at Ilinden Sports Centre
11.30 Rockdale City Suns vs. Sydenham Park (A) at Ilinden Sports Centre
12.20 Queanbeyan City vs. Geelong (B) at Ilinden Sports Centre
14.00 Preston Lions vs. Sydenham Park (A) at Ilinden Sports Centre
14.50 Bankstown City vs. Queanbeyan City (B) at Ilinden Sports Centre
15.40 Wollongong United vs. Geelong (B) at Ilinden Sports Centre
18.10 Broadmeadow Magic vs. Wollongong United (B) at Ilinden Sports Centre
19.00 Rockdale City Suns vs. Preston Lions (A) at Ilinden Sports Centre

Sunday, 27 January

Semifinals

12.20 winner Group A vs. runner-up Group B at Jensen Park 1
13.10 winner Group B vs. runner-up Group A at Jensen Park 1

Final
16.30 at Jensen Park 1

Hall of fame:
2019 Rockdale City Suns
2018 Broadmeadow Magic
2017 Rockdale City Suns
2016 Rockdale City Suns
2015 Rockdale City Suns
2014 Altona Magic
2013 Rockdale City Suns
2012 Bankstown City Lions
2011 Rockdale City Suns
2010 not held
2009 Arncliffe Scots
2008 Altona Magic

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