County Fermanagh claimed their first points of the tournament after a last gasp winner from Callum Jones secured them bragging rights in a pulsating Ulster derby clash at Clough.
Ghanaian side Right to Dream were made to work for their semi-final place against a plucky Osasco side from Brazil at a blustery Warren Recreation Grounds on matchday three.
Holding SuperCupNI Premier section side O’Higgens from Chile started their defence of the trophy with an entertaining draw with Japanese side Komazawa at Broughshane on Monday afternoon.
Newcastle United fell to a shock 3-1 defeat to County Antrim at a sun soaked Ballymena Showgrounds on Monday evening.Newcastle United fell to a shock 3-1 defeat to County Antrim at a sun soaked Ballymena Showgrounds on Monday evening.
Mexican outfit Club America laid down a marker on Monday afternoon at the Warren as they defeated a resolute Otago at the Warren in the Premier section.
County Armagh Premiers got their SuperCupNI campaign underway with a 2-0 defeat to Californian regulars Strikers FC at a sun-kissed Warren Recreation Grounds in Portstewart.
Double winner Keith Gillespie reckons his former club Manchester United will continue to be a force at the SuperCupNI.
It was a case of so close but so far for County Londonderry’s Junior side last summer at the SuperCupNI.
Over the last number of years, County Antrim have been leading the way for the Northern Irish teams at the SuperCup NI.
It was a case of déjà vu for the County Armagh Juniors at last Tuesday’s SuperCupNI 2017 draw.