The U.S. U-18 boys kicked off the Slovakia Cup 2006 in Piest'any, Slovakia, with a 2-2 draw with Hungary and 3-1 win over Malta in Group A play to hold first place on goal difference. The U.S. finishes group play against the host on Thursday.
The U.S. under-17 '90 boys national team opened up play at the Ballymena International Tournament with a 2-1 win over Switzerland and 3-3 tie with Finland. Sheanon Williams and Ellis McLoughlin scored the U.S. goals against Switzerland. Dane SheaÆs stoppage time equalizer earned the USA a tie against the Finns.