National Annual Meeting
U.S. National Donauschwaben Soccer Tournament
May 29th & 30th, 2021 - Hosted by Akron German Family Society
Sept. 3rd - Sept. 5th - Hosted by Donauschwaben German American Cultural Center - Cleveland
2021 Landesverband Soccer Tournament
We are happy to announce that the German Hungarians won the Major Division soccer championship with penalty kicks and Concordia Donauschwaben won the 35 and over division championship.
Thank you to Akron Familienverein for hosting the 2021 Donauschwaben Soccer Tournament and a special thank you to Sportleiter, Mike Talan, for coordinating another great event.
It was a great weekend with amazing soccer, as Robert put it, one of the best tournaments in a while. Every team that participated played exceptional soccer. The fields, with the exception of Saturday morning when they were a little slippery, were in perfect condition. The weather held out with a beautiful sunny weekend.
We are very proud and congratulate all of the participating teams and spectators for the camaraderie and respect everyone showed toward each other.
Now we extend a heartfelt invitation to all our members and friends to attend the Landestreffen der Donauschwaben in Cleveland, Ohio on Labor Day weekend.
Proud to be part of the great Donauschwaben Family!
AKRON, OH – On Sunday, May 30, 2021 the United German Hungarians won their 4th US National Donauschwaben Championship in Akron, OH at the German Family Society Park taking home for the second time the Mike Talan Wanderpokal. The club won the Championship Final in Penalty Kicks over Cleveland Concordia. Both teams played to win through the 50 minute regulation 10 minutes of overtime and Keepers on both sides made some stellar saves. The United German Hungarians Major team finished the weekend with a 5-0-1 record. That single tie came against Cleveland Concordia during their first match of the weekend. The Philly side had two goal keepers splitting time in James Brett and Stevie Paul. Together they held tight on a clean sheet the entire weekend. The club first won this tournament in 1990, at the Philadelphia Donauschwaben, and in 2011 and 2018 at their home field in Oakford, PA. This win in Akron marks the first time they took the Championship outside the Philadelphia area. Many fans and players noted a “breaking of the curse” on Sunday.