Honduras

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World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team

  • FIFA country code: HON
  • FIFA member since: 1951
  • Confederation: CONCACAF
  • Confederation member since: 1961
  • Sub confederation: UNCAF
  • Association: Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH)
  • In English: National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras
  • Association founded: 1951
  • Most caps: Amado Guevara (137)
  • Top scorer: Carlos Pavón (56)
  • 1st World Cup win:  Maybe in 2014?

  • 1st World Cup goal scorer: Héctor Zelaya (1982)
  • World Cup top scorer: Héctor Zelaya, Eduardo Laing (1)
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Honduras National Team logo

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Logo

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World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team

World Cup 2014 Honduras Schedule Group E

MatchDateTimeCityCountryResultsCountry
915/0613:00Brasilia
World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland teamSwitzerland2-1EcuadorWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team
1015/0616:00Porto AlegreWorld Cup Brazil 2014 France teamFrance3-0HondurasWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras team
2520/0616:00SalvadorWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland teamSwitzerland2-5FranceWorld Cup Brazil 2014 France team
2620/0619:00Curitiba
World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras teamHonduras1-2EcuadorWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador team
4125/0616:00ManausWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras teamHonduras0-3SwitzerlandWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland team
4225/0617:00Rio De JaneiroWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador teamEcuador0-0FranceWorld Cup Brazil 2014 France team

Honduras is the 21st country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil on the 15th of October 2013. The decisive match was against Jamaica which ended in a 2-2 draw. Honduras players Carlo Costly and Maynor Figueroa were responsible for the 2 goals. A draw was sufficient for the World Cup 2014 Honduras national team to qualify for the World Cup. Even if they would lose they would still qualify, since Mexico lost against Costa Rica. Honduras is the last CONCACAF country to directly qualify for the World Cup as they took the 3rd position under USA and Costa Rica.

 TeamMPWDLGFGAPts
World Cup Brazil 2014 France teamFrance3210827
World Cup Brazil 2014 Switzerland teamSwitzerland3201766
World Cup Brazil 2014 Ecuador teamEcuador3111334
World Cup Brazil 2014 Honduras teamHonduras3003180

World Cup 2014 Honduras Players

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The 23 players who have been selected for the World Cup 2014 Honduras national team are:

GoalkeepersDefendersMidfieldersForwards
Noel Valladares
Donis Escober
Luis López
Brayan Beckeles
Emilio Izaguirre
Juan Carlos García
Maynor Figueroa
Víctor Bernárdez
Osman Chávez
Juan Pablo Montes
Edder Delgado
Luis Garrido
Roger Espinoza
Jorge Claros
Wilson Palacios
Óscar García
Andy Najar
Mario Martinez
Marvin Chávez
Jerry Bengtson
Jerry Palacios
Carlo Costly
Rony Martínez
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Head Coach: Luis Fernando Suárez (Colombian)
Captain: Noel Valladares

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Jerseys

Honduras home and away jerseys by Joma Sport

World Cup 2014 Honduras National Team Jerseys

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Honduras World Cup History

How Many World Cups Played: 2

YearRoundPositionGPWDLGSGA
1982Group Stage18302123
2010Group Stage30301203
Best/TotalGroup Stage18603326

 GP=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GS=Goals scored, GA= Goals against

Best Performance

1982 – Group stage: Honduras lost only 1 match against Yugoslavia in the group 5 matches and tied the other 2 against Spain and Northern Ireland.

Worst Performance

2010 – Group stage: Honduras lost 2 matches in group H against Chile and Spain and tied the 3rd match against Switzerland.

Did You Know Honduras:

  • Has the following nicknames: Los Catrachos, La Bicolor and La H
  • Is rivals with El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala
  • Has not won any World Cup matches yet
  • Was involved in the 4 days football war in 1969 which was related to the 1970 World Cup qualification matches between Honduras and El salvador, there were economical issues but the matches really intensified the riots and killings
  • Was the first Central American team to score 2 goals at a World Cup (Spain ’82)
  • Encountered Spain in both World Cups
  • Included the first 3 siblings in World Cup history in the South Africa 2010 team: Jerry, Johnny, and Wilson Palacios
  • Will be based in Porto Feliz, São Paulo during the 2014 World Cup

Curious which place FIFA gave Honduras in their official ranking? Find out now! Or do you want to know more about the World Cups Honduras has played? Increase your World Cup history knowledge now!

Honduras in Action

Honduras Draws Against Spain with 1-1 – 1982 World Cup

Honduras Qualified For World Cup Brazil

Honduras: 2014 World Cup Profile

2014 World Cup Team Profile: HONDURAS

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