• Tuesday Jul 23, 2013

    Victoria adds South American flavor for upcoming season

    LA CEIBA, Honduras – CD Victoria has become more South American for the 2013 Apertura. The Honduran side has signed two South American players before a season in which it will compete in both domestic and the CONCACAF Champions League play.

    Argentine head coach Héctor Vargas has brought in one of his countrymen to the blue and whites in the form of Leandro Guaita. The 27-year-old forward has had stints with clubs all over the globe, including Basel (Switzerland), San Marino and Piacenza (both Italy) and Independiente de Valle (Ecuador).

    The La Ceiba-based team inked Uruguayan Diego Ramos, a 21-year-old winger, who played college soccer in the United States with Darton College.

    Four others have also joined the 2012 Apertura runner-up: Efraín Ricardo López, a winger, who comes over from from Real Sociedad; midfielder Edwin León, 24, forward Marlon Mencía, 27, both arrive from Yoro.  For veteran winger Abner Méndez, Victoria is his seventh Honduran team.  All four players have signed one-year contracts.

    Victoria continues its pre-season program this week with friendlies against fellow Champions League qualifier Heredia of Guatemala on Wednesday and July 24th.

    Vargas’ team starts its league campaign on August 8on the road against Marathon and will make its CONCACAF Champions League debut on August 20at home against Mexico’s Club Tijuana in Group 7.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Bermuda int’l Lewis elated to join New York Red Bulls

Bermuda international Zeiko Lewis is poised to make the leap from college soccer in the United States to Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League football.

2017 Caribbean Club Championship teams, groups & schedule announced

CONCACAF announced Monday the clubs, groups and schedule for the 2017 Caribbean Club Championship.

Saborio brings experience to Saprissa

In the days and weeks after winning the 2016 Costa Rican Invierno title, Saprissa saw many players leave the club...

Costa Rica int’l Miller joins Portland Timbers from Saprissa

Roy Miller became the second player to join the Portland Timbers from Costa Rican champion Saprissa within two weeks.

Saprissa inks Anderson Leite on loan deal

Saprissa announced Thursday that it has acquired midfielder Anderson Leite on loan from Brazilian Serie B side Londrina.