Downingtown, PA>> At the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania State Cup Finals, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer awarded perpetual trophies to U16 and U17 state champions for the first time in its history. The trophies were named for some of the luminaries who helped develop soccer within Pennsylvania and beyond. The U17 Girls played for the Charlotte Moran Cup, the U17 Boys the Frank Olszewski, Sr. Cup, the U16 Girls the Bob Urban Cup and the U16 Boys the Werner Fricker, Sr. Cup.
The inaugural champions are below:
Bob Urban Cup: FC Pennsylvania Strikers 3, LDC 1
Werner Fricker, Sr. Cup: Patriot FC 4, FC Montco 1
Charlotte Moran Cup: YMS Xplosion 3, LDC 2
Frank Olszewski, Sr. Cup: FC Europa 1, YMS 0
Members of the Urban, Fricker, Moran and Olszewski families were present at United Sports to present the trophies on behalf of their relatives.