Honduras

Honduras

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World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team

  • FIFA country code: HON
  • FIFA member since: 1951
  • Confederation: CONCACAF
  • Confederation member since: 1961
  • Sub confederation: UNCAF
  • Association: Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH)
  • In English: National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras
  • Association founded: 1951
  • Most caps: Amado Guevara (137)
  • Top scorer: Carlos Pavón (56)
  • 1st World Cup win:  Maybe in 2014?
  • 1st World Cup goal scorer: Héctor Zelaya (1982)
  • World Cup top scorer: Héctor Zelaya, Eduardo Laing (1)

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Logo

Honduras National Team logo

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Logo

National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras logo

 

 

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team

World Cup 2014 Honduras Schedule Group E

Match
Date
Time
City
Country
Results
Country
9 15/06 13:00 Brasilia World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland team Switzerland Ecuador World Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team
10 15/06 16:00 Porto Alegre World Cup Brazil 2014 France team France Honduras World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras team
25 20/06 16:00 Salvador World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland team Switzerland France World Cup Brazil 2014 France team
26 20/06 19:00 Curitiba World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras team Honduras Ecuador World Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team
41 25/06 16:00 Manaus World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras team Honduras Switzerland World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland team
42 25/06 17:00 Rio De Janeiro World Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team Ecuador France World Cup Brazil 2014 France team

Honduras is the 21st country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil on the 15th of October 2013. The decisive match was against Jamaica which ended in a 2-2 draw. Honduras players Carlo Costly and Maynor Figueroa were responsible for the 2 goals. A draw was sufficient for the World Cup 2014 Honduras national team to qualify for the World Cup. Even if they would lose they would still qualify, since Mexico lost against Costa Rica. Honduras is the last CONCACAF country to directly qualify for the World Cup as they took the 3rd position under USA and Costa Rica.

 

Team
MP
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland team Switzerland
World Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team Ecuador
World Cup Brazil 2014 France team France
World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras team Honduras

 

World Cup 2014 Honduras Players

The 23 players who have been selected for the World Cup 2014 Honduras national team are:

Goalkeepers
Defenders
Midfielders
Forwards
Noel Valladares
Donis Escober
Luis López
Brayan Beckeles
Emilio Izaguirre
Juan Carlos García
Maynor Figueroa
Víctor Bernárdez
Osman Chávez
Juan Pablo Montes
Edder Delgado
Luis Garrido
Roger Espinoza
Jorge Claros
Wilson Palacios
Óscar García
Andy Najar
Mario Martinez
Marvin Chávez
Jerry Bengtson
Jerry Palacios
Carlo Costly
Rony Martínez

Head Coach: Luis Fernando Suárez (Colombian)
Captain: Noel Valladares

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Jerseys

Honduras home and away jerseys by Joma Sport

Honduras World Cup History

How Many World Cups Played: 2

Year
Round
Position
GP
W
D
L
GS
GA
1982 Group Stage 18 3 0 2 1 2 3
2010 Group Stage 30 3 0 1 2 0 3
Best/Total Group Stage 18 6 0 3 3 2 6

GP=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GS=Goals scored, GA= Goals against

Best Performance

1982 – Group stage: Honduras lost only 1 match against Yugoslavia in the group 5 matches and tied the other 2 against Spain and Northern Ireland.

Worst Performance

2010 – Group stage: Honduras lost 2 matches in group H against Chile and Spain and tied the 3rd match against Switzerland.

Did You Know Honduras:

  • Has the following nicknames: Los CatrachosLa Bicolor and La H
  • Is rivals with El SalvadorCosta Rica and Guatemala
  • Has not won any World Cup matches yet
  • Was involved in the 4 days football war in 1969 which was related to the 1970 World Cup qualification matches between Honduras and El salvador, there were economical issues but the matches really intensified the riots and killings
  • Was the first Central American team to score 2 goals at a World Cup (Spain ’82)
  • Encountered Spain in both World Cups
  • Included the first 3 siblings in World Cup history in the South Africa 2010 team: Jerry, Johnny, and Wilson Palacios
  • Will be based in Porto Feliz, São Paulo during the 2014 World Cup

Curious which place FIFA gave Honduras in their official ranking? Find out now! Or do you want to know more about the World Cups Honduras has played? Increase your World Cup history knowledge now!

Honduras in Action

Honduras Draws Against Spain with 1-1 – 1982 World Cup

 

 

Honduras Qualified For World Cup Brazil

 

 

Honduras: 2014 World Cup Profile

 

 

2014 World Cup Team Profile: HONDURAS

 

 

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