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The 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup was an association football tournament. It was held in two venues in Panama in February 2003, and was played in a round robin tournament, each of the 6 teams playing each other once. Costa Rica won their record fourth title, and along with the Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, qualified to the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

2003 UNCAF Nations Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPanama
Dates19–27 February 2003
Teams6 (from 1 sub-confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Costa Rica (4th title)
Runners-up Guatemala
Third place El Salvador
Fourth place Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored30 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Guatemala Freddy García
Guatemala Carlos Ruiz
(3 goals each)
2001
2005

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of all participating squads see UNCAF Nations Cup 2003 squads

Final roundEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Costa Rica 5 4 1 0 5 1 +4 13 Champions & Qualified for the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2   Guatemala 5 3 1 1 10 4 +6 10 Qualified for the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup
3   El Salvador 5 3 0 2 6 4 +2 9
4   Honduras 5 1 1 3 4 5 −1 4
5   Panama 5 1 1 3 4 5 −1 4
6   Nicaragua 5 1 0 4 1 11 −10 3
Panama  1–2  El Salvador
Díaz   34' Galdámez   70'
Corrales   77'

Honduras  2–0  Nicaragua
Martínez   4'
de León   20'

Costa Rica  1–1  Guatemala
Centeno   24' (pen.) García   48'
El Salvador  3–0  Nicaragua
Corrales   5'
Velásquez   27'
Mejía   89'

Costa Rica  1–0  Nicaragua
Scott   16'
Honduras  0–1  El Salvador
Murgas   81'

Panama  2–0  Guatemala
Méndez   29'
Brown   36'

Guatemala  5–0  Nicaragua
Ruiz   33'45'66'
García   77'
Figueroa   81'
Panama  1–1  Honduras
Mendieta   60' Martínez   28'

Costa Rica  1–0  Honduras
Bryce   45+2'
El Salvador  0–2  Guatemala
Alegría   18'
García   83' (pen.)

Panama  0–1  Nicaragua
Palacios   83'

Honduras  1–2  Guatemala
Guevara   76' Ramírez   7'
Figueroa   56'
Panama  0–1  Costa Rica
Solís   73'

AwardsEdit

 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup Winner 
 
Costa Rica
Fourth title

GoalscorersEdit