Copa Centroamericana Match Day 3 Recap


The 2017 Copa Centroamericana kicked off this past Friday, January 13th. The biannual tournament pits Central American national teams against each other in a short tournament to name a regional champion as well as to select four national teams to the proceeding CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament.

Guatemala was not involved in this year’s tournament as the country’s football federation remains banned due to “political interference.” As such, this year’s tournament will follow a round-robin format from Jan. 13th – Jan. 22nd. The team with the most points at the end of the five match days will raise the tournament trophy.

Match Day 1 results can be found here.

Match Day 2 results can be found here.

El Salvador 3 – 1 Belize

Costa Rica 0 – 0 Nicaragua

Panama 0 – 1 Honduras

Match Day 4 is tomorrow, January 20th, on Univision Deportes and live via CONCACAF’s official Facebook page.


About Afroxander

Afroxander is the nom de guerre for writer/photographer Ivan Fernandez, based in Southern California. His work has appeared in The San Bernardino County Sun, Modern Fix magazine, The People’s Dance Party blog, The Rockit magazine and other outlets. He currently freelances for LA Weekly, Remezcla and anyone else willing to send him out on an exciting adventure.
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