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Honduras national under-23 football team

  (Redirected from Honduras Olympic football team)

The Honduras national under-23 football team represents Honduras in international football competitions (final stage and qualifiers) in Olympic Games, as well as in under–23 football tournaments. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except three over-age players. The team is controlled by the Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH). Honduras have qualified for four Men's Olympic Football Tournament, in Sydney 2000, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.[1]

Honduras U-23
Nickname(s)La Bicolor Olimpica (The Olympic Bicolor)
Sub-23
La H U23
AssociationFENAFUTH
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Head coachFabián Coito
CaptainDenil Maldonado
FIFA codeHON
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Guatemala 2–2 Honduras 
(Guatemala; 16 March 1991)
Biggest win
 Honduras 5–0 Nicaragua 
(San Pedro Sula, Honduras; 25 September 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 6–0 Honduras 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 17 August 2016)
Olympics
Appearances4 (first in 2000)
Best result4th: (2016)

Contents

Tournament historyEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Football at the Summer Olympics
Year P W T L F A D Pts Finish
  1900

  1996
Did not enter
  2000 3 1 1 1 6 7 –1 4 Group phase
  2004 Did not enter
  2008 3 0 0 3 0 5 –5 0 Group phase
  2012 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 5 Quarterfinals
  2016 6 2 1 3 8 14 –6 7 4th
  2020 TBD
Totals 16 4 4 8 19 31 –12 16

CONCACAF TournamentEdit

CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Year P W T L F A D Pts Finish
19561964 Did not enter
1968 Withdrew
1972 Did not enter
1976 2 0 1 1 0 2 –2 1 First round
1980 Did not enter
1984 2 0 0 2 2 4 –2 0 First round
1988 2 0 1 1 3 4 –1 1 First round
1992 12 5 3 4 21 21 0 13 4th
1996 Did not enter
2000 9 5 3 1 19 9 +10 18 1st
2004 7 3 2 2 11 10 +1 11 3rd
2008 7 4 2 1 8 2 +6 14 1st
2012 7 4 1 2 16 10 +6 13 2nd
2015 7 5 0 2 13 5 +8 15 2nd
Totals 65 26 13 16 93 67 +26 91

Results and fixturesEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 18 players were called up for 2019 Pan American Games football tournament in Lima, Peru.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Enrique Facussè (1998-12-30) December 30, 1998 (age 20)   Kentucky Wildcats
2 2DF Denil Maldonado (1998-05-26) May 26, 1998 (age 21)   Motagua
3 2DF Elvin Oliva (1997-10-24) October 24, 1997 (age 21)   Olimpia
4 2DF Elison Rivas (1999-11-20) November 20, 1999 (age 19)   Real España
5 2DF Cristopher Meléndez (1997-11-25) November 25, 1997 (age 21)   Motagua
6 2DF Ricky Zapata (1997-11-23) November 23, 1997 (age 21)   Real Sociedad
7 3MF José Reyes (1997-11-05) November 5, 1997 (age 21)   Olimpia
8 3MF Jorge Álvarez (1998-01-28) January 28, 1998 (age 21)   Olimpia
9 4FW Douglas Martínez (1997-06-05) June 5, 1997 (age 22)   Real Monarchs
10 3MF Rembrandt Flores (1999-05-12) May 12, 1999 (age 20)   Olimpia
11 4FW Darixon Vuelto (1998-03-15) March 15, 1998 (age 21)   Victoria
12 4FW Aldo Fajardo (1997-11-13) November 13, 1997 (age 21)   Platense
13 3MF Carlos Pineda (1997-09-23) September 23, 1997 (age 21)   Olimpia
14 4FW Kilmar Peña (1997-03-09) March 9, 1997 (age 22)   UPNFM
15 3MF Kervin Arriaga (1998-05-01) May 1, 1998 (age 21)   Platense
16 2DF José García (1998-09-21) September 21, 1998 (age 20)   Olimpia
17 3MF José Pinto (1997-09-27) September 27, 1997 (age 21)   Olimpia
18 1GK Alex Güity (1997-07-20) July 20, 1997 (age 22)   Olimpia

Previous squadsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Year(s) U-23 Goals
1 Eddie Hernández 2012-2014 8
2 David Suazo 2000 6
3 Alberth Elis 2015-2016 5
4 Emil Martínez 2004 4
4 Johnny Leverón 2011-2012 4
4 Anthony Lozano 2012-2016 4
7 Roger Rojas 2012 3

List of coachesEdit

List of managers since 1975 to present:[3]

Record versus other nationsEdit

As of 20 August 2016
Includes data from CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament and Summer Olympics only
Opponent Record Goals
  Algeria 1–0–0 3:2
  Argentina 0–1–0 1:1
  Australia 1–0–0 2:1
  Belize 1–0–0 5:0
  Brazil 0–0–2 2:9
  Cameroon 0–0–1 0:1
  Canada 3–1–0 6:2
  Costa Rica 1–2–3 7:9
  Cuba 1–0–0 2:0
  El Salvador 2–0–0 6:2
  Guatemala 2–4–2 9:9
  Haiti 2–1–0 4:2
  Italy 0–0–2 1:6
  Jamaica 1–0–0 2:0
  Japan 0–1–0 0:0
  Mexico 1–3–6 8:20
  Morocco 0–1–0 2:2
  Nicaragua 3–0–0 15:2
  Nigeria 0–1–1 5:6
  Panama 3–1–0 8:3
  Portugal 0–0–1 1:2
  South Korea 1–0–1 1:1
  Spain 1–0–0 1:0
  Suriname 2–0–0 4:0
  Trinidad and Tobago 1–0–0 2:0
  United States 3–1–5 15:18
Totals 30–17–24 110:98

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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