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The 2006 UNCAF Interclub Cup was the 24th edition of the international club football competition held in the UNCAF region representing the seven nations of Central America. This was the eighth year of the current format using the name UNCAF Interclub Cup. The tournament was also a qualifying event for the 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup. Sixteen teams representing seven football associations took part, beginning with the first qualifying games on August 22, 2006. The tournament concluded with a two-legged final that was won by Puntarenas of Costa Rica making them the Central American club football champions. The top three finishers in the tournament qualify for the 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup.

2006 UNCAF Interclub Cup
Tournament details
Dates22 August–29 November 2006
Teams16 (from 7 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsCosta Rica Puntarenas (1st title)
Runners-upHonduras Olimpia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored77 (2.41 per match)
2005
2007

BracketEdit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Alajuelense 1 2 3
  Vista Hermosa 0 1 1   Alajuelense 0 0 0
  Puntarenas 5 1 6   Puntarenas 3 2 5
  Hankook Verdes 0 1 1   Puntarenas 2 0 2
  Marathón 2 1 3   Marquense 0 0 0
  Águila 0 1 1   Marathón 1 0 1
  Marquense 3 0 3   Marquense 1 1 2
  Plaza Amador 0 0 0   Puntarenas 3 0 3
  Real Estelí 1 0 1   Olimpia 2 1 3
  Saprissa 1 1 2   Saprissa 1 0 1
  San Francisco 0 1 1   Victoria 0 2 2
  Victoria 1 3 4   Victoria 2 0 2
  Wagiya 0 0 0   Olimpia 2 2 4
  Municipal 2 8 10   Municipal 1 0 1
  Diriangén 0 1 1   Olimpia 1 3 4
  Olimpia 3 2 5

First roundEdit

Alajuelense  1–0  Vista Hermosa
Carlos Salazar 70'  
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Rolando Vidal (PAN)

Alajuelense advance 3-1 on aggregate.


Hankook Verdes  1–1  Puntarenas
Deris Benavides 13'   Rodolfo Arnáez Villegas 15'
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: Walter Lopez (GUA)

Puntarenas advance 6-1 on aggregate.


Marathón  2–0  Águila
Walter Martinez 8'
Emil Martinez 29'
 
Attendance: 2,863
Referee: Elmar Rodas (GUA)
Águila  1–1  Marathón
Luis Amaya 83'   Emil Martinez 9'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Carlos Batres (GUA)

Marathón advance 3-1 on aggregate.


Plaza Amador  0–0  Marquense
 

Marquense advance 3-0 on aggregate.


Real Estelí  1–1  Saprissa
Victor Sánchez 22'   Alonso Solis 76'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Roberto Moreno (PAN)
Saprissa  1–0  Real Estelí
Walter Centeno 53'  
Attendance: 0 (banned)
Referee: Lucinio Rodriguez (HON)

Saprissa advance 2-1 on aggregate.


San Francisco  0–1  Victoria
  Fabio de Souza 4'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Edgar Rodriguez (CRC)
Victoria  3–1  San Francisco
Jeffrey Brooks 19'
Jose Luis Grant 53'
Carlos Moran 68'
  Ruben Gamboa 61'
Attendance: 2,407
Referee: Vinicio Mena (CRC)

Victoria advance 4-1 on aggregate.


Wagiya  0–2  Municipal
  Edwin Villatoro 12'
Edwin Villatoro 72'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: William Mendoza (CRC)

Municipal advance 10-0 on aggregate.


Diriangén  0–3/f  Olimpia
Ricardo Valenzuela 5'   Luciano Emilio 39'
Luciano Emilio 90'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Ricardo Cerdas (CRC)

/f match forfeited1- Diriangén used ineligible players, and CONCACAF awarded Olimpia a 3-0 win.1

Olimpia  2–1  Diriangén
Milton Palacios 8'
Luciano Emilio 72'
  Ricardo Valenzuela 4'
Attendance: 1,128
Referee: Jose Angel Rodriguez (PAN)

Olimpia advance 5-1 on aggregate.

QuarterfinalsEdit

Alajuelense  0–3  Puntarenas
  Mario Camacho 15'
José Macotelo 78'
Álvaro Guerrero 89'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Oscar Bardelez (HON)
Puntarenas  2–0  Alajuelense
Kurt Bernard 26' (pen)
José Macotelo 77'
 
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Carlos Batres (GUA)

Puntarenas advance 5-0 on aggregate.


Marathón  1–1  Marquense
Marcelo Segales 38'   César Alegría 37'
Attendance: 5,057
Referee: Walter Queseda (CRC)
Marquense  1–0  Marathón
Cristian Cayeta 86' (pen)  
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Rolando Vidal (PAN)

Marquense advance 2-1 on aggregate.


Saprissa  1–0  Victoria
Gabriel Badilla 27'  
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Elmar Rodas (GUA)
Victoria  2–0  Saprissa
Hector Flores 3'
Fabio de Souza 74'
 
Attendance: 5,384
Referee: Roberto Moreno (PAN)

Victoria advance 2-1 on aggregate.


Municipal  1–1  Olimpia
Carlos Figueroa 59'   Luciano Emilio 78'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Alexander Jimenez (CRC)

Olimpia advance 4-1 on aggregate.

SemifinalsEdit

Marquense  0–0  Puntarenas
 
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: José Pineda (HON)

Puntarenas qualify to 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup 2-0 on aggregate.


Victoria  2–2  Olimpia
Jose Anthony 10'
Hector Flores 70'
  Luciano Emilio 5'
Luciano Emilio 66'
Attendance: 7,915
Referee: Walter Quesada (CRC)
Olimpia  2–0  Victoria
Wilson Palacios 32'
Luciano Emilio 73'
 
Attendance: 4,766
Referee: Carlos Batres (GUA)

Olimpia qualify to 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup 4-2 on aggregate.

Third PlaceEdit

Marquense  3–0  Victoria
Erick Priego 5'
Erick Priego 37'
Ricardo Gutiérrez 87'
 
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Walter Quesada (CRC)
Victoria  1–1  Marquense
Carlos Morán 2'   César Alegría 61'
Attendance: 1,245
Referee: Joel Aguilar (ELS)

Marquense qualify to 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup 4-1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Puntarenas  3–2  Olimpia
Kurt Bernard 43'
Álvaro Guerrero 70'
Álvaro Guerrero 90'
  Nahún Avila 27'
Wilson Palacios 75'
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Rolando Vidal (PAN)

Champion Puntarenas of the 2006 UNCAF Club Cup, and runner up Olimpia qualify to 2007 CONCACAF Champions' Cup.

TriviaEdit

  • At the quarter finals there were 2 clubs with a Monster as team mascot and 3 clubs with a Lion as mascot.
  • The winning team received $10,000 as a prize