2012 Carolina Challenge Cup

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2012 Carolina Challenge Cup
2012 CCC logo.jpeg
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates February 25 – March 3
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions D.C. United (3rd title)
Runners-up Chicago Fire
Third place Columbus Crew
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 10 (2.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) United States Jose Cuevas (2)
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The 2012 Carolina Challenge Cup was the ninth staging of the Carolina Challenge Cup, a preseason soccer tournament hosted by USL Pro side, Charleston Battery. Held from February 25–March 3, 2012, the Cup featured three Major League Soccer clubs and one USL PRO club.

D.C. United of MLS, the two-time defending champions, successfully defended their title for the third consecutive year, after the tournament was cut short due to inclement weather.[1]

Teams[edit]

Four clubs competed in the tournament:

Team League Appearance
United States Charleston Battery (hosts) USL Pro 9th
United States Chicago Fire MLS 2nd
United States Columbus Crew MLS 3rd
United States D.C. United MLS 7th

Standings[edit]

Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
D.C. United 2 2 0 0 4 1 3 6
Chicago Fire 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 3
Columbus Crew 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
Charleston Battery 2 0 1 1 3 5 -2 1

Matches[edit]



Scorers[edit]

2 goals
1 goal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiebe, Andrew (March 3, 2012). "Rain washes out final day of Carolina Challenge Cup". MLSSoccer.com. MLSSoccer.com. Retrieved March 4, 2012. 

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