The eight winners of the first round of the cup complete the field for the second round, in which the remaining district leagues and teams at the association level will enter the competition. This round takes place on August 17th and 18th. Then it comes to the first higher-class highlight with the duel between district league promoted TuS Wickrath and state league 1. FC Mönchengladbach.
In the Kempen-Krefeld football district, the start of the district cup is more detailed. 19 encounters are scheduled for the first round. TIV Nettetal has to deal with league competitor SC Viktoria-Anrath, SuS Schaag has to prove itself at Niersia Neersen, SG Dülken welcomes district league club SV Vorst. In the first competitive game after the club merger, the newly founded football department of TV Lobberich joins TuS St. Hubertus on, the team had previously run as FC Lobberich/Dyck.
District league SC Waldniel has to wait a few more days for its start in the cup competition. The SC is a guest next Wednesday, August 3rd, at 7.30 p.m. at B-League club Anadolu-Türkspor in Tönisvorst.