Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) 1, NTX Rayados (Texas) 0 (forfeit)
Corinthians SC of San Antonio gained advancement to the Second Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday after their opponent NTX Rayados forfeited their First Round match due to a lack of properly registered players.U.S. Open Cup Policy 203(a) states in part: “Teams entering the Open Cup shall use their official league roster as their Open Cup roster.” Having skipped playing in their league’s 2016 spring season, Rayados does not have any players currently registered with their league. With no existing league roster, the team has no eligible players for their 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup roster. The forfeit results in Corinthians SC of San Antonio advancing to face USL side San Antonio FC in the tournament’s Second Round on Wednesday, May 18.
Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) at NTX Rayados (Texas, Open Division)
Time/Location: 8 p.m. CT; Richland Community College; Dallas, Texas
Corinthians FC of San Antonio Previous Appearances: First appearance
NTX Rayados Previous Appearances: Third appearance
- Corinthians FC qualified for the tournament thanks to an At-Large bid following their 10-3-1 record in NPSL play last season.
- NTX Rayados qualified after defeating Austin Real Cuauhtemoc 4-2 on October 31 and a forfeit from International Portland Select in a match that was to be played November 22.