It began with over 600 clubs from feeder competitions around Australia and on Friday the remaining 32 teams will know their opponents.
It began with over 600 clubs from feeder competitions around Australia. This Friday (27 June 2014) the long awaited and highly anticipated draw for the Round of 32 of the Westfield FFA Cup will take place.
The launch of the Westfield FFA Cup earlier this year created utter excitement levels around the country, evidenced by the announcement of the new Cup competition becoming the fourth highest recorded day for traffic on Football Federation Australia’s digital network.
Comprising of the ten Hyundai A-League clubs and 22 teams from local member federations across the country, the Round of 32 Draw will be held at Fox Sports studios and determine who is up against who.
The 32 clubs, which will be finalised when the winner of the fourth Dockerty Cup Quarter Final between South Melbourne and Melbourne Knights takes up the final spot, will be split into three pots for the Draw. Pot A will comprise of the Hyundai A-League semi finalists, Pot B six remaining Hyundai A-League clubs, and Pot will contain the 22 clubs from the various Member Federations.
There will be three Hyundai A-League v Hyundai A-League fixtures, nine Member Fed v Member Fed match ups and four Member Fed v Hyundai A-League encounters.
Full details and the list of clubs will be outlined further on Thursday ahead of Friday’s Draw. The Draw will begin at 12pm AEST and be shown LIVE on Fox Sports News (Ch 513) and streamed online on the official Westfield FFA Cup home page.
The magic of the Cup is among us!