Nicaragua’s Aguilas de Leon, UNAN win in Central American women’s club openers

Nicaragua’s UNAN (pictured) gathers for a team photo prior to its Central American Women’s Inter-Club Championship opener against Legends of El Salvador on September 4, 2017.

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The 2017 Central American Women’s Inter-Club Championship – the second-ever edition -- kicked off Monday with a doubleheader at the Estadio Nacional.

Defending champion Moravia (Costa Rica) and UNAN Managua (Nicaragua) are the only two sides to return from last year’s inaugural competition.

Here are the match summaries:

2017 Central American Women’s Inter-Club Championship

Estadio Nacional – Managua, Nicaragua

September 4-9, 2017

GROUP A: Aguilas de Leon (Nicaragua), Orchids FC (Belize), UPNFM (Honduras)

GROUP B: Legends (El Salvador), Moravia (Costa Rica), UNAN Managua (Nicaragua)


September 4, 2017

Aguilas de Leon 9, Orchids FC 0

Jansy Aguirre 4', 55’; Sheyla Flores 8', 9’, 12’; Ninoska Solis 26', 79’ pen; Sandra Salazar 30'; Diana Lopez 34'

- Sheyla Flores struck for a hat-trick on Aguilas de Leon’s 9-0 victory over Orchids FC in the second game of an opening day doubleheader.- Jansy Aguirre and Ninoska Solis added two goals each in a winning effort.

- Aguilas de Leon set tournament records for most goals scored in a single match and the largest margin of victory in a match. Costa Rica’s Saprissa set both initial records in 5-0 win over Universidad of Honduras on May 26, 2016.

(Games Played-Wins-Draws-Losses-Goals For-Goals Against-Points)

Aguilas de Leon 1-1-0-0-9-0-3

UPNFM 0-0-0-0-0-0-0

Orchids FC 1-0-0-1-0-9-0

September 5, 2017

Orchids FC v UPNFM

September 6, 2017

Aguilas de Leon v UPNFM


September 4, 2017

UNAN Managua 2, Legends 1

Wendy Flores 17’ pen; Alys Cruz 20’ / Delmy Liliana Payes 56'

- UNAN scored two first-half goals to defeat Legends, 2-1.

- It was UNAN’s first-ever win in the competition after posting an 0W-0D-2L record last year.

(Games Played-Wins-Draws-Losses-Goals For-Goals Against-Points)

UNAN Managua 1-1-0-0-2-1-3

Moravia 0-0-0-0-0-0-0

Legends 1-0-0-1-1-2-0

September 5, 2017

Legends v Moravia

September 6, 2017

Moravia v UNAN Managua

September 8, 2017: Semifinals

September 9, 2017: Match for Third Place & Final