1999 UNCAF Nations Cup

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1999 UNCAF Nations Cup
Tournament details
Host country Costa Rica
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (3rd title)
Runners-up  Guatemala
Third place  Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 33 (2.75 per match)
1997
2001

The 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup was a UNCAF Nations Cup held in San Jose, Costa Rica in March 1999. The host team won the tournament's final group. Costa Rica then qualified automatically, alongside second-placed Guatemala and third-placed Honduras for the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Squads[edit]

For a complete list of all participating squads see UNCAF Nations Cup 1999 squads

First round[edit]

All games were played in San José, Costa Rica.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Honduras 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 6
 Costa Rica 2 1 0 1 7 1 +6 3
 Belize 2 0 0 2 1 12 −11 0

March 17, 1999
Costa Rica  7–0  Belize
Wanchope Goal 2'
Fonseca Goal 17'72'
Ledezma Goal 27'32'
Soto Goal 54'
Drummond Goal 79'

March 19, 1999
Honduras  5–1  Belize
Caballero Goal 13'
Nunez Goal 34'
Guevara Goal 65'
Ramírez Goal 77'
Benguché Goal 85'
Garcia Goal 57'

March 21, 1999
Honduras  1–0  Costa Rica
Pavon Goal 14'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Guatemala 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4
 El Salvador 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4
 Nicaragua 2 0 0 2 0 2 -2 0

March 17, 1999
Guatemala  1–0  Nicaragua
Rhodes Goal 51'

March 19, 1999
Guatemala  1–1  El Salvador
Ruiz Goal 27' Corrales Goal 21'

March 21, 1999
El Salvador  1–0  Nicaragua
Corrales Goal 34'

Final round[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
 Guatemala 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
 Honduras 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
 El Salvador 3 0 0 3 1 8 -7 0

March 24, 1999
Costa Rica  1–0  Guatemala
Fonseca Goal 34'

March 24, 1999
Honduras  3–1  El Salvador
Núñez Goal 44', Goal 77'
Ramírez Goal 90'
Quintanilla Goal 62'



March 26, 1999
Guatemala  1–0  El Salvador
García Goal 55'


March 26, 1999
Costa Rica  1–2  Honduras
Fonseca Goal 36' Clavasquín Goal 10' (pk)
Pavón Goal 75'



March 28, 1999
Costa Rica  4–0  El Salvador
Bryce Goal 13'
Row Goal 42'
Fonseca Goal 46'
Wanchope Goal 53' (pk)
Estadio Nacional, San José
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Bardales (HON)


March 28, 1999
Honduras  0–2  Guatemala
Rodas Goal 8'
Machón Goal 89'
Estadio Nacional, San José
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Rodríguez (SLV)


Champions[edit]

 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup Winner 

Costa Rica
Third title

All Star Team[edit]

As voted for by the CONCACAF technical Commission. A squad rather than an eleven was selected:

Goalkeepers:

Defenders:

Midfielders:

Forwards: