Dhiraagu Dhivehi League’s underdogs Club Vyansa has be tied to play in a tough FA Cup quarter final encounter against League leaders VB Sports.
The FA Cup Draw held today at the FAM House confirmed that Vyansa will face VB Sports in the second quarter final of the tournament. Second Division teams will be playing in a knockout round to get in to the quarter final with the Maldivian top clubs.
The teams that will be facing each other in the first knockout round are as follows:
Hurriyya Vs. BG Sports
Zefrol Vs. Club PK
TC Sports Vs. Club OC
Nazaka Vs. Riverside
In addition to these 8 teams Club Valiant will be playing the first round. Out of these 8 teams only 2 teams will reach the second stage of the tournament, where they will face the Dhiraagu Dhivehi League sides that get automatic qualification in to the second round of the FA Cup.
In the quarter finals Dhivehi League sides VB Sports will face Vyansa, while Valencia will be facing Maaziya.
Eagles will play against one of the sides who make it in to the second round from the first and the winner will play their quarter final match against New Radiant. Latest FA Cup Champions Victory will be facing the second to make it in to the second round from the first round.
FAM reports that Dhivehi League side All Youth Linkage facing relegation has opted not to take part in the FA Cup this year.