• Monday Oct 30, 2017

    Olimpia: The CONCACAF Titles

    A pennant commemorating Olimpia’s participation in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League final hangs in the dressing room at the Estadio Nacional prior to the second leg against host Santos de Guapiles on October 26, 2017, in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo: Imagenes en Costa Rica)

    MIAMI – On Thursday, Olimpia lifted a CONCACAF trophy for the third time, when it defeated host Santos de Guapiles, 1-0, in the second leg of their 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF League final and going on to prevail, 4-1 on penalty kicks, after the series ended 1-1 on aggregate.

    CONCACAF.com takes a look back at each of the three finals that resulted in the Leones winning a CONCACAF title:

    1972: CONCACAF Champions Cup v Robinhood (Suriname)

    Aggregate: 1-0

    1st Leg

    January 28, 1973: Estadio Francisco Morazan – San Pedro Sula, Honduras (Att: 13,359)

    Olimpia 1, Robinhood 0

    Jorge Brand 43’

    2nd Leg

    February 1, 1973: Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino – Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Att: 20,000)

    Robinhood 0, Olimpia 0

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    1988: CONCACAF Champions Cup v Defence Force (Trinidad & Tobago)

    Aggregate: 4-0

    1st Leg

    December 19, 1988: Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino – Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Att: 21,228)

    Olimpia 2, Defence Force 0

    Nahun Espinoza 16’; Juan Flores 46’

    2nd Leg

    December 21, 1988: Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino – Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Att: 17,965)

    Defence Force 0, Olimpia 2

    Juan Carlos Contreras 9’; Juan Flores 80’

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    2017: Scotiabank CONCACAF League v Santos de Guapiles (Costa Rica)

    Aggregate: 1-1 (won title 4-1 on penalty kicks)

    1st Leg

    October 19, 2017: Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano – San Pedro Sula, Honduras (Att: closed doors)

    Olimpia 0, Santo de Guapiles 1

    Wilmer Azofeifa 62’

    2nd Leg

    October 26, 2017: Estadio Nacional – San Jose, Costa Rica (Att: 10,460)

    Santos de Guapiles 0, Olimpia 1

    Michael Chirinos 21’

    Penalty Kicks

    Olimpia: Carlo Costly (good), Brayan Moya (good), Alexander Lopez (good), Carlos Will Mejia (good)

    Santos de Guapiles: Wilmer Azofeifa (missed), Cristhian Lagos (good), Michael Barquero (saved) 

     

     

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