Panama played the final 14 minutes with only 10 players, but held on to defeat El Salvador 1-0 in the Copa Centroamericana Tigo USA 2014 match for third place on Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Honduras posted a 1-0 win over Nicaragua on Saturday in the Copa Centroamericana Tigo USA 2014 (CCA) match for fifth place, keeping alive its hopes of qualifying for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The 2014 Central American Cup (CCA) final will be contested between defending champion Costa Rica and Guatemala on Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Gone are the heat, humidity and bright lights of the Brazilian summer. Visions of Bryan Ruiz’s virtuoso performance against Italy and Keylor Navas’ heroics against Greece have been carefully tucked away within the nation’s collective memory bank.
Despite two defeats in as many games in the 2014 Central American Cup (CCA), Nicaragua head coach Enrique Llena sees growth within his team.
After appearing in two straight CCA finals, Honduras will face Nicaragua in the competition’s match for fifth place.