U.S. Beach National Team Wins Balaton Cup!

by Art Eftekhari

ocfc striker alessandro canale participates in beach soccer tournament in hungary

Siofok, Hungary - The United States Beach National Soccer Team recently finished first in the 2018 Balaton Soccer Cup after defeating Japan, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

Orange County FC striker Alessandro Canale played in all three matches and scored goals in victories over Japan and Hungary.

The U.S. started the tournament with a 5-3 victory over Japan, followed by another 5-3 win over hosts Hungary, and finished off the tournament in perfection by demolishing the Czech Republic 8-1.

*The 2018 Balaton Beach Soccer Cup was played in Siofok, a town in Hungary located on the southern bank of Lake Balaton.