2006 Carolina Challenge Cup

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2006 Carolina Challenge Cup
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates March 18 – March 25
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Houston Dynamo (1st title)
Runners-up D.C. United
Third place New York Red Bulls
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 10 (1.67 per match)
Top scorer(s) Bolivia Jaime Moreno (3)
2005
2007

The 2006 Carolina Challenge Cup was a four-team round robin pre-season competition hosted by the Charleston Battery. The Houston Dynamo won the 2006 tournament and went on to win the MLS Cup that year.

Teams[edit]

Four clubs competed in the tournament:

Team League Appearance
United States Charleston Battery (hosts) USL-1 3rd
United States D.C. United MLS 3rd
United States Houston Dynamo MLS 1st
United States New York Red Bulls MLS 1st

Standings[edit]

Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
Houston Dynamo 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 7
D.C. United 3 1 0 2 3 2 +1 5
Charleston Battery 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
New York Red Bulls 3 0 3 0 0 5 -5 0

Matches[edit]

18 March 2006
20:15 EST
D.C. United 1 – 0 New York Red Bulls
Moreno Goal 56' Report
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina

22 March 2006
18:00 EST
Charleston Battery 1 – 0 New York Red Bulls
Hollingsworth Goal 14' Report
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina

22 March 2006
20:15 EST
D.C. United 1 – 1 Houston Dynamo
Moreno Goal 30' (pen) Report Moreno Goal 28'
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina

25 March 2006
18:00 EST
Charleston Battery 1 – 1 D.C. United
Hollingsworth Goal 67' Report Moreno Goal 19' (pen)
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina

25 March 2006
20:15 EST
Houston Dynamo 3 – 0 New York Red Bulls
Ching Goal 29'
Cochrane Goal 70'
Mullan Goal 78'
Report
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina

Scorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

See also[edit]

External links[edit]