Honduran Cup

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Honduran Cup
Honduran Cuo logo
Founded 1968
Region  Honduras
Number of teams 64
Current champions Olimpia
Most successful club(s) Real España
Platense
Olimpia
(2 titles each)
Website copapresidente.hn
2015 Honduran Cup

The Honduran Cup is the top knock-out football tournament in Honduras. The first tournament was played in 1968, four years later the second tournament took the name Copa Presidente (English: President's Cup) in honor of Dr. Ramón Ernesto Cruz; later, General Oswaldo López Arellano changed the name and called it Copa Jefe de Estado (English: Head of State Cup). Twenty years later the third tournament was played. From 1992 to 1994, the Cup tournament was played as a separate tournament from the league (played from June to August). From 1995 to 1999, the winner of the first stage of the league tournament was declared Cup champions.[1] In 2015, the tournament was yet again re-launched as Copa Presidente.

Re-launch[edit]

In May 2013, the National League and the Liga de Ascenso proposed to reactive the tournament in the near future. The new Cup would consist of 64 clubs from the first, second and third division.[2] The tournament hasn't been played since 1998. The new cup will run for an entire year starting 2015.[3]

Champions[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up
1968 Motagua Real España
1972 España Marathón
1992 Real España Victoria
1993 Real Maya Motagua
1994 Marathón Real Maya
1995 Olimpia Motagua
1996 Platense Victoria
1997 Platense Motagua
1998 Olimpia Motagua
2015

Titles by club[edit]

# Club Champion Runner-up
1 Real España 2 1
2 Platense 2 0
. Olimpia 2 0
4 Motagua 1 4
5 Marathón 1 1
. Real Maya 1 1
7 Victoria 0 2

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Official website

References[edit]