Honduras national under-23 football team

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Honduras U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Bicolor Olimpica (The Olympic Bicolor)
Sub-23
Association FENAFUTH
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach Luis Fernando Suárez
FIFA code HON
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Guatemala 2 – 2 Honduras 
(Guatemala; 16 March 1991)
Biggest win
 Honduras 5 – 0 Nicaragua 
(San Pedro Sula, Honduras; 25 September 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Honduras 0 – 3 Italy 
(Qinhuangdao, China; 7 August 2008)
 Mexico 3 – 0 Honduras 
(California, United States; 25 March 2012)
Olympics
Appearances 3 (First in 2000)
Best result Quarterfinals: 2012

The Honduras national under-23 football team represents Honduras in international football competitions (final stage and qualifiers) in Olympic Games, as well as in under–23 football tournaments. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except three over-age players. The team is controlled by the Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH). Honduras have qualified for three Men's Olympic Football Tournament, in Sydney 2000, Beijing 2008 and London 2012.[1]

Tournament History[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Football at the Summer Olympics
Year P W T L F A D Pts Finish
France 1900

United States 1996
Did not enter
Australia 2000 3 1 1 1 6 7 –1 4 Group phase
Greece 2004 Did not enter
China 2008 3 0 0 3 0 5 –5 0 Group phase
United Kingdom 2012 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 5 Quarterfinals
Brazil 2016 TBD
Totals 10 2 3 5 11 17 –6 9

CONCACAF Tournament[edit]

CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Year P W T L F A D Pts Finish
19561964 Did not enter
1968 Withdrew
1972 Did not enter
1976 2 0 1 1 0 2 –2 1 First round
1980 Did not enter
1984 2 0 0 2 2 4 –2 0 First round
1988 2 0 1 1 3 4 –1 1 First round
1992 12 5 3 4 21 21 0 13 4th
1996 Did not enter
2000 9 5 3 1 19 9 +10 18 1st
2004 7 3 2 2 11 10 +1 11 3rd
2008 7 4 2 1 8 2 +6 14 1st
2012 7 4 1 2 16 10 +6 13 2nd
Totals 58 21 13 14 80 62 +18 76

Results[edit]

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2012 Summer Olympics

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK José Mendoza (1989-07-21) 21 July 1989 (age 25) Honduras Marathón
18 1GK Francisco Javier Reyes (1990-02-07) 7 February 1990 (age 24) Honduras Olimpia
3 2DF Maynor Figueroa (1983-05-02) 2 May 1983 (age 31) England Hull City AFC
2 2DF Wilmer Crisanto (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 25) Honduras Victoria
4 2DF Hilder Colón (1989-04-06) 6 April 1989 (age 25) Honduras Real España
16 2DF Johnny Leverón (1990-02-07) 7 February 1990 (age 24) United States Vancouver Whitecaps FC
5 2DF José Velásquez (1989-12-08) 8 December 1989 (age 24) Honduras Victoria
12 2DF Orlin Peralta (1990-02-12) 12 February 1990 (age 24) Honduras Vida
15 3MF Roger Espinoza (1986-10-25) 25 October 1986 (age 27) England Wigan Athletic
8 3MF Alfredo Mejía (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 24) Honduras Motagua
6 3MF Arnold Peralta (1989-03-29) 29 March 1989 (age 25) Scotland Rangers F.C.
10 3MF Alexander López (1992-06-05) 5 June 1992 (age 22) Honduras Olimpia
7 3MF Mario Martínez (1989-07-30) 30 July 1989 (age 25) United States Seattle Sounders FC
17 3MF Luis Garrido (1990-11-05) 5 November 1990 (age 23) Honduras Olimpia
14 3MF Andy Najar (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 21) Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
11 4FW Jerry Bengtson (1987-04-08) 8 April 1987 (age 27) United States New England Revolution
13 4FW Eddie Hernández (1991-02-27) 27 February 1991 (age 23) Honduras Motagua
9 4FW Anthony Lozano (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 21)

Previous squads[edit]

List of coaches[edit]

List of managers since 1975 to present:[2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]