• Tuesday Jul 22, 2014

    Panama U20s edge closer to CONCACAF berth

    Action from the UNCAF under-20 qualifier between Panama(white jersey) and Costa Rica on July 21, 2014, at the Estadio Cuscatlan in San Salvador, El Salvador.

    SAN TECLA, El Salvador – Panama inched closer to a place in the next CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, defeating Costa Rica 3-2 on Monday for its third win in as many Central American qualifying games.

    For complete schedule, results, table and scorers, click here.

    Here’s a recap of the tripleheader action at the Estadio Cuscatlan:

    Belize 0, Nicaragua 4
    In the opener, four different players scored the goals as Nicaragua (3 points) bounced back from a loss in its opener to post a 4-0 win over Belize (0 points).

    Kevin Serapio (6’) staked the Pinoleros to an early 1-0 lead, while Arianger Smith (65’), Hermes Navarrete (74’) and Bryan Garcia (83’) tallied in the second half.

    By the end of the evening, the Nicaraguans would find themselves in fourth place.

    Costa Rica 2, Panama 3
    Costa Rica (1 point) remained winless in its opening three games, dropping a 3-2 decision to first-place Panama.

    Ismael Diaz (1’, 50’)  scored in a third straight outing for the Panamanians, netting a brace to take his goal total to a tournament-best five.

    Fidel Escobar’s insurance tally in the 84th minute made it 3-1 and ended up providing the margin of victory.

    Kenneth Cerdas (71’) and Victor Murillo (90’+1) struck in the second for Costa Rica, which sits next to last with only one point.

    Panama extended its table-topping lead to four points over second-place El Salvador. 

    El Salvador 0, Honduras 0
    El Salvador and Honduras battled to a scoreless draw in a match that yielded seven yellow cards.

    The Hondurans (2 points) remained winless and the host Cuscatlecos (5 points) stayed unbeaten after three games each, while both have played to two straight draws.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

CONCACAF quartet discovers U-20 World Cup opponents

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 was held Wednesday at the Suwon Artrium.

Mindful Acosta beats nerves, helps U.S. to CU20 crown

As Danny Acosta stepped up to take what would end up being the decisive penalty in the 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship final, plenty of emotions were swirling.

TSG announces CU20 Best XI, Awards

Following the completion of the 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, the Technical Study Group announced the tournament’s Best XI and handed out awards.

Mexico U20 star Antuna makes Liga MX debut with Santos

Just two days after completing CONCACAF Under-20 Championship duty, Mexico star Uriel Antuna made his Liga MX debut for Santos in a 2-1 loss at Pumas on Sunday.

CU20CRC: United States v Honduras highlights