8. YOUTH: U.S. U-16s fall to Ireland in Ballymena

For the second time this month Ireland beat the USA in U-16 boys competition. Three weeks ago, the Irish, won 2-1, at the Montaigu tournament on France. On Wednesday night in North Ireland, Ireland again prevailed, 2-1, to capture Group B at the Ballymena International Tournament.

The Americans, who reached the Ballymena final the last four years, move into Friday's third-place game against Israel.

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