1992 U.S. Open Cup

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1992 U.S. Open Cup
Country United States
Champions San Jose Oaks
Runners-up Bridgeport Vasco da Gama

The 1992 United States Open Cup was the 79th edition of the soccer tournament to crown the national champion of the United States.

The San Jose Oaks (SFDML) won the cup 2-1 against Vasco da Gama (LISA) of Bridgeport, Connecticut in a match played at Kuntz Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
SFDML San Jose Oaks 3
USASA Kells Celtic 0
SFDML San Jose Oaks 3
USASA Indianapolis Inferno 1
USASA Indianapolis Inferno 2
USASA Scott Gallagher 0
SFDML San Jose Oaks 2
LISA Vasco da Gama 1
LSSA FC Dallas 1
USISL Dallas Rockets 2
USISL Dallas Rockets 0
LISA Vasco da Gama 2
USASA Fairfax Spartans 0
LISA Vasco da Gama 1

Regional Semifinals[edit]

  • I Bridgeport Vasco da Gama (CT) 2-1 New York Greek Americans (NY)
  • I Fairfax Spartans (VA) 3-1 Philadelphia United German Hungarians (PA)
  • II Indianapolis Inferno SC (IN) 5-2 Bavarian Leinenkugel SC (WI)
  • II St. Louis Scott Gallagher (MO) 1-0 Chicago Italian-American Maroons (IL)
  • III Dallas Rockets (TX) 5-0 Galveston Norte America (TX)
  • III FC Dallas (TX) 1-0 St. Petersburg Kickers (FL)
  • IV Kells Celtic (OR) 2-0 Flamengo (UT)
  • IV San Jose Oaks (CA) 2-0 Santa Barbara (CA)

Regional Finals[edit]

  • I Fairfax Spartans (VA) 0-1 Bridgeport Vasco da Gama (LISA)
  • II Indianapolis Inferno SC (IN) 2-0 St.Louis Scott Gallagher (MO)
  • III Dallas Rockets (USISL) 2-1 FC Dallas (LSSA)
  • IV San Jose Oaks (SFDML) 3-0 Kells Celtic (OR)


  • Bridgeport Vasco da Gama 2-0 Dallas Rockets
  • San Jose Oaks 3-1 Indianapolis Inferno SC


July 11, 1992
San Jose Oaks 2-1 Bridgeport Vasco da Gama
John Hughes
Dave Palic
(Report) Sheldon Neal 80’
Kuntz Stadium
Attendance: 2,500

Tournament MVP: John Hughes (San Jose)

External links[edit]


  • Compton team falls in cup final, Press-Telegram, 1992-05-08 
  • Sports In Brief, St. Petersburg Times, 1992-02-15: 5 
  • Regional, Greensboro News and Record, 1992-03-30: C1 
  • Olcott, Doug (1992-04-19), Activity Notebooks Soccer, Newsday: 27 
  • Et Cetera: Zmeskal Tops Gymnastics, The Salt Lake Tribune, 1992-04-20: B4 
  • Isle soccer team reaches regional play, Galveston Daily News, 1992-05-01: 22 
  • Caesar, Dan (1992-06-07), Americans Tie Italy, Win Soccer Tourney, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 2F 
  • Stephens, Phil (1992-06-18), Dallas Rockets keep winning, host Open Cup semifinals, Park Cities People: 23 
  • Jordan, Ray (1992-06-22), Wanderer Indiana Coach's Son Finds Second Home, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 6 
  • Payne, Dave (1992-07-09), S.J. Oaks soccer club tries for 3 national titles, San Jose Mercury News: 8F