Aldergrove Red Devils shoot for cup

Langley Sparta wins President’s Cup and league title

The Aldergrove United Red Devils are in the draw with Sparta and Dynamo for the Keith Millar Cup.

Both Langley United squads have qualified for the BC Soccer adult Provincial Cup playoffs which run throughout the month of April. The teams are competing for the Keith Millar Cup.

Langley United Sparta men’s Division 2 soccer team captured the President’s Cup on Saturday night with a decisive 5-1 victory over Westcoast FC United at Port Moody’s Town Centre.

The President’s Cup victory was one of two accomplishments by Sparta over the weekend as on Sunday, they captured the Fraser Valley Soccer League Div. 2 title with a 2-0 victory over the North Delta Titans.

Sparta finished the regular season with a record of 16-3-3, which actually tied them with another Langley United squad, Dynamo for top spot. But Sparta earned the title by virtue of having a greater goal differential at +45. Dynamo finished at +29.

Dynamo had advanced to the President’s Cup semifinal round before losing 2-0 to Westcoast FC United. Sparta had defeated the Aldergrove United Red Devils 4-0 in their semifinal game.

Other locals teams competing in the various Cup championships are the Langley Hurricanes (men’s A Premier Cup) and Fraser Valley Action in the women’s A Premier Cup.

Preliminary round play begins the weekend of April 10, 11 and 12, with the quarter-finals, semifinals and finals the following weekends.