• Monday Aug 26, 2013

    Top-scorer Bengtson in Honduras WCQ squad

    Jerry Bengtson (center) has received a call-up to the Honduran national team for a pair of World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Panama in September.  (Photo: Mexsport)

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras head coach Luis Fernando Suarez announced Sunday the names of the 25 players who will convene prior to World Cup qualifiers at Mexico on September 6 and home to Panama four days later.

    The roster consists of 14 foreign-based players, including Jerry Bengtson and Carlo Costly, who have combined to net 11 of the Catrachos’ 18 qualifying goals.  Bengtson leads the national team with seven tallies in 2014 qualifying, but has not pulled on the jersey since being substituted against Costa Rica during a 1-0 loss in June, a span of seven games.

    Also called in was Andy Najar of Belgian champion Anderlecht.  The 20-year-old midfielder has appeared in two qualifiers, but solidified his place in the squad with a series of outstanding performances at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.  He scored the game’s lone goal in a quarterfinal win over Costa Rica.

    In the CONCACAF Hexagonal, Honduras currently sits in fourth place with seven points, but will overtake third-place Mexico with a victory on Friday.  The top three teams at the end of the final round automatically qualify for Brazil 2014, while the fourth-place finisher enters into a two-legged playoff against New Zealand, the Oceania winner.

    HONDURAS ROSTER

    (World Cup Qualifying – September 6, 2013, away v Mexico; September 10, 2013, home v Panama)

    GOALKEEPERS: Donis Escober (Olimpia), Kevin Hernandez (Real España), Noel Valladares (Olimpia)

    DEFENDERS: Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia), Victor Bernardez  (San Jose Earthquakes/USA), Osman Chavez (Wisla Krakow/Poland), Maynor Figueroa  (Hull City/England), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan/England), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic/Scotland), Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua), Nery Medina (Motagua)

    MIDFIELDERS: Edgar Alvarez (Platense), Marvin Chavez  (San Jose Earthquakes/USA), Jorge Claros (Motagua), Roger Espinoza (Wigan/England), Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo/USA), Luis Garrido (Olimpia), Andy Najar (Anderlecht/Belgium), Wilson Palacios  (Stoke City, England), Arnold Peralta  (Rangers/Scotland)

    FORWARDS: Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution/USA), Carlo Costly (Guizhou Zhicheng/China), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad), Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense, Costa Rica), Georgie Welcome (Motagua)

  • Liga de Campeones



Noticias Interesantes

CONCACAF inaugura primer campeonato Sub-15

La Confederación de Fútbol de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe (CONCACAF) inaugurará el Campeonato Sub-15 el martes, en Gran Caimán. En el torneo, que se celebrará hasta el 25 de agosto, se enfrentarán las selecciones nacionales de 23 asociaciones miembro, siendo esta la competencia más grande de CONCACAF en esta categoría que se jugará en un sólo país.

Listas definitivas Copa Oro 2013

Jugador Listas definitiva tras Plazos para sustituciones de jugadores lesiones están cerradas

HAITI Vs HONDURAS Estadìsticas

HAITI vs HONDURAS, Lunes 08 de julio 2013 21:30 (9:30 pm ET), GRUPO B - Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey, EE.UU.

Honduras campeón del Sub-15

Darixon Vuelto anotó dos goles y Honduras, venció el domingo a Guatemala 2-1 y se adjudicó el primer lugar del torneo inaugural Sub-15 de la CONCACAF.

Webb hails Under-15 Championship benefits

During a press conference held Thursday at the CI Government Administration Building in Grand Cayman, the inaugural CONCACAF Under-15 Championship’s was saluted as a sensation by CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb and government officials.