Sport in Honduras http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30107/all en Football: World Cup 2014 CONCACAF qualifying standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/football-world-cup-2014-concacaf-qualifying-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fixtures and tables ahead of Wednesday's start of the final round matches of CONCACAF 2014 World Cup qualifying (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):</p> <p>Standings</p> <p>Costa Rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Honduras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Jamaica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Top three teams advance to the 2014 World Cup while fourth-place team will face Oceania winner to decide another berth</p> <p>Tuesday's fixtures</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/football-world-cup-2014-concacaf-qualifying-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:15:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745936 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-U.S suffer World Cup blow with defeat in Honduras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-us-suffer-world-cup-blow-defeat-honduras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - The United States suffered a 2-1 defeat to Honduras in San Pedro Sula on Wednesday in the opening game of their CONCACAF World Cup final qualifying round.</p> <p>Clint Dempsey put the U.S. ahead in the 35th minute but a brilliant bicycle kick from Juan Carlos Garcia brought Honduras level four minutes later.</p> <p>Honduras dominated the second half and went ahead in the 78th minute when striker Jerry Bengtson took advantage of some woeful defending and slotted into an empty net.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-us-suffer-world-cup-blow-defeat-honduras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jerry Bengtson Sport in Honduras Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:45:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748288 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Honduras 2 United States 1 - World Cup qualifying result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-honduras-2-united-states-1-world-cup-qualifying-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - Honduras 2 United States 1 - World Cup, CONCACAF qualifier result.</p> <p>In San Pedro Sula, Honduras</p> <p>Scorers:</p> <p>Honduras: Juan Carlos Garcia 39, Jerry Bengtson 78</p> <p>United States: Clint Dempsey 35</p> <p>Halftime: 1-1 (Reporting By Simon Evans)</p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748297 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-U.S. suffer setback with loss in Honduras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-soccer-us-open-world-cup-qualifying-losing-note <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Klinsmann quotes)</p> <p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - The United States' bid for a place in Brazil 2014 suffered an early setback with a 2-1 defeat to Honduras in San Pedro Sula on Wednesday in the opening match of final round of CONCACAF qualifying.</p> <p>Nine games remain for Juergen Klinsmann's U.S. team as they bid for a spot in the finals but with their next away game a tough trip to Mexico City, the loss puts pressure on the Americans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-soccer-us-open-world-cup-qualifying-losing-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FIFA World Cup Oscar Boniek GarcĂ­a Sport in Honduras UEFA European Football Championship Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748331 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late goals give Honduras 2-2 draw against Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-late-goals-give-honduras-2-2-draw-against-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Second-half strikes from Carlo Costly and Jerry Bengtson saw Honduras erase a two-goal deficit for a stunning 2-2 draw with Mexico in a 2014 World Cup qualifier on Friday.</p> <p>Costly's header in the 77th minute and Bengtson's 80th-minute blast -- off the rebound from his own saved penalty attempt -- cancelled out a pair of goals from Javier Hernandez in the 28th and 54th minute.</p> <p>The draw left Honduras atop the six-nation final qualifying group in North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-late-goals-give-honduras-2-2-draw-against-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Jerry Bengtson Sport in Honduras AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 00:00:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791618 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Newly promoted Hull sign Figueroa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/football-newly-promoted-hull-sign-figueroa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Newly promoted English Premier League side Hull have signed Honduran international defender Maynor Figueroa on a free transfer, they said on Monday.</p> <p>The left-back, who was a free agent after his contract at Wigan Athletic expired, joins the Tigers on a two-year deal, the club said on its web site hullcityafc.net.</p> <p>The 30-year-old's arrival renews his association with Hull manager Steve Bruce, who first brought him to Britain when he was in charge of the Latics.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/football-newly-promoted-hull-sign-figueroa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Maynor Figueroa Sport in Honduras Technology AFP Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:32:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5858682 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Honduras advances, Haiti in Gold Cup upset http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130713/football-honduras-advances-haiti-gold-cup-upset <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jorge Claros scored in injury-time to lift Honduras to a 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Friday and into the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup football tournament.</p> <p>Claros scored in the second minute of injury time, snagging a pass from Edder Delgado in the penalty area and belting it past Salvadoran keeper Dagoberto Portillo.</p> <p>With their second win in two matches Honduras tops the Group B standings with six points.</p> <p>They became the second team to secure a quarter-final spot, after Group A leaders Panama on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130713/football-honduras-advances-haiti-gold-cup-upset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Jorge Claros Sport in Honduras AFP Sat, 13 Jul 2013 06:02:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5883013 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazil line up November friendly with Honduras in Miami http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131007/brazil-line-november-friendly-honduras-miami <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil will play Honduras in a friendly in the United States next month as long as the Central Americans qualify for the World Cup.</p> <p>The game will take place at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami on November 16, said the Brazilian Football Confederation.</p> <p>Honduras occupy the third automatic qualifying spot in the CONCACAF group, three points ahead of Panama and Mexico with two games to go, and look like securing a spot at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131007/brazil-line-november-friendly-honduras-miami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport in Honduras Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:47:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5954242 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ecuador deny Honduras with late Valencia goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/football-ecuador-deny-honduras-late-valencia-goal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup qualifiers Ecuador needed a late equalizer from Enner Valencia to snatch a 2-2 draw with Honduras on Tuesday.</p> <p>Valencia notched his first international goal in the 89th minute to deny Honduras victory after a friendly which saw both sides reduced to 10-men. </p> <p>Valencia had only entered the fray as a 73rd minute substitute in the match in Houston.</p> <p>His goal came after he blocked an attempted Honduras clearance and lashed in a shot from outside the area.</p> <p>Earlier, Ecuador striker Jaime Ayovi had put the South Americans 1-0 up in the 15th minute.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/football-ecuador-deny-honduras-late-valencia-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras AFP Wed, 20 Nov 2013 06:06:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5994335 at http://www.globalpost.com Honduras coach Suarez names 23-man World Cup squad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140505/honduras-coach-suarez-names-23-man-world-cup-squad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras coach Luis Fernando Suarez gave no surprises in the 23-man World Cup squad he announced on Monday, keeping faith with most of the regulars who saw the team through the CONCACAF qualifiers.</p> <p>Honduras, going to their third finals in Brazil next month, face France, Switzerland and Ecuador in Group E where they will be looking for their first ever tournament win. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140505/honduras-coach-suarez-names-23-man-world-cup-squad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras Thomson Reuters Tue, 06 May 2014 03:05:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6139541 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Only a win will do for Honduras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140515/football-only-win-will-do-honduras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Honduras wants only one thing at this year's World Cup finals -- to finally win a game.</p> <p>But the tiny nation, making their third appearance at the finals, have been drawn in Group E with 1998 champions France, a solid Swiss side and Ecuador.</p> <p>Having become the first visiting team since 2001 to win a World Cup qualifying match at Mexico's Estadio Azteca with a 2-1 triumph last September, Honduras can travel to Brazil with sone hope.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140515/football-only-win-will-do-honduras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Reinaldo Rueda Sport in Honduras AFP Thu, 15 May 2014 06:01:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6147341 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Honduras blanked in World Cup warm-up by Turks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140530/football-honduras-blanked-world-cup-warm-turks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mevlut Erdinc scored one goal and set up another as Turkey defeated Brazil-bound Honduras 2-0 on Thursday in a World Cup warmup friendly match.</p> <p>Erdinc, a striker for French club Saint-Etienne, scored in the 70th minute and made the key pass to Caner Erkin for his 83rd minute tally.</p> <p>It was the first in a series of World Cup preparation nmatches for Honduras, which will open play in Brazil against France on June 15 and also face Ecuador and Switzerland in Group E matches.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140530/football-honduras-blanked-world-cup-warm-turks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Roger Espinoza Sport in Honduras AFP Fri, 30 May 2014 05:18:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6161884 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Hondurans seek World Cup form after Turkey loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140530/football-hondurans-seek-world-cup-form-after-turkey-loss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Honduras coach Luis Fernando Suarez learned the hard way that his team is not ready for the World Cup in a 2-0 loss to Turkey in a friendly Thursday.</p> <p>And the hard truth is there's not a lot of time for "Los Catrachos" to improve before they open play in Brazil against France on June 15.</p> <p>"It's clear to me we have a lot of work to do," Suarez said. "Some players are not in form and they need to get ready for the next matches."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140530/football-hondurans-seek-world-cup-form-after-turkey-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras AFP Fri, 30 May 2014 05:19:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6161890 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Israel beats World Cup-bound Honduras 4-2 in friendly http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140602/football-israel-beats-world-cup-bound-honduras-4-2-friendly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup-bound Honduras suffered a second deflating friendly defeat in four days on Sunday as they were beaten 4-2 by Israel.</p> <p>Honduras' defense struggled all night and Israel made the most of the openings they were offered.</p> <p>Eran Zahavi grabbed the first goal for the Israelis, his 30-yard shot sailing past the outstretched hands of Honduras goalkeeper Denis Escobar for a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute.</p> <p>Honduras manager Luis Fernando Suarez made four changes at halftime seeking to turn things around.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140602/football-israel-beats-world-cup-bound-honduras-4-2-friendly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras AFP Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:03:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6164068 at http://www.globalpost.com Press hightlights Honduras' draw against England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140608/press-hightlights-honduras-draw-against-england <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TEGUCIGALPA, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Local press on Sunday highlighted the 0-0 warmup between Honduras and England played in Miami, the United States on Saturday and said this lends confidence to the Honduran team towards Brazil 2014 World Cup.</p> <p>Before the match against England, Honduras lost 2-0 against Turkey and 4-2 against Israel, raising doubts and worries among the fans.</p> <p>But in the last friendly match before the World Cup, Honduras drew 0-0 against England. Honduran press highlighted the result and commented favorably on the performance of the national team.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140608/press-hightlights-honduras-draw-against-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Honduras Republics Sport in Honduras Xinhua News Agency Mon, 09 Jun 2014 02:03:48 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6170343 at http://www.globalpost.com