Copa Centroamericana Final Match Day Recap

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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.

Match Day 3 results can be found here.

Match Day 4 results can be found here.

Belize 0 – 1 Honduras

El Salvador 1 – 0 Nicaragua

Panama 1 – 0 Costa Rica

Honduras’ victory over Belize sealed their fourth Copa Centroamericana title since the tournament began in 1991.

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Copa Centroamericana Match Day 4 Recap

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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.

Match Day 3 results can be found here.

Nicaragua 3 – 1 Belize

Honduras 1 – 1 Costa Rica

Panama 1 – 0 El Salvador

The tournament will end today, match day 5, on Univision Deportes and live via CONCACAF’s official Facebook page.

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Copa Centroamericana Match Day 3 Recap

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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.

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Copa Centroamericana Match Day 2 Recap

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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.

Belize 0 – 3 Costa Rica

El Salvador 1 – 2 Honduras

Panama 2 – 1 Nicaragua

Match Day 3 is tomorrow, January 17th, on Univision Deportes and live via CONCACAF’s official Facebook page.

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Copa Centroamericana Match Day 1 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.

Honduras 2 – 1 Nicaragua

Costa Rica 0 – 0 El Salvador

Panama 0 – 0 Belize

Honduras is the current leader with 3 points as the only team that won on opening day.

Match Day 2 is today, January 15th, on Univision Deportes.

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Bring Compelling LatAm Stories to World with ZZK Records

My friends at ZZK Records have been raising funds since October in order to fund new creative endeavors. They’re currently in the process of producing three documentary films about the new Latin American sound.

Here’s the first part of their first documentary, which is all about Ecuador:

They’re currently at the $12,000 mark of their $20,000 goal for ZZK Films to complete the three documentaries. For more info and to donate, click here.

For old time sake, here’s my interview with Grand Dull, co-founder of ZZK, for LA Weekly: Texas Dude Moves To Argentina and Launches a Latin Alternative Revolution

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The Historical Battles That Inspired Battlefield 1’s Operations Mode

Electronic Arts’ Battlefield series of games took a strong turn towards historical accuracy this year when the company released Battlefield 1 this past October. The game is a first-person shooter that takes place in a few countries during the Great War/World War I.

BF1 includes a new multiplayer mode with stages inspired by real battles that occurred during the war. I wrote about some of these battles for Gamecrate.

It’s no surprise that Battlefield 1 has raked in buckets of cash and praise in equal measures since its release in October. The latest installment of Electronic Arts’ first-person shooter series introduced The Great War/World War I to the series’ legions of fans, as well as a number of new, historically accurate weapons, vehicles, and new multiplayer modes.

One of the new multiplayer modes is “Operations,” which aims to replicate some of the large-scale battles fought during the war. The four battles represented are spread across numerous sections on two maps (three for maps in the Ottoman Empire) and combine aspects of Rush and Conquest: attackers must seize control of one to three control points to advance while defenders can regain any lost territory until all points are lost.

The maps and battles are also based on real-life events, and do their best to replicate the atmosphere of what were then new modes of warfare: trench and aerial. In this article, we take a look at the historical conflicts that influenced some of the battles in the game.

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