C.D. Honduras Progreso

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Full name Club Deportivo Honduras Progreso
Nickname(s) Honduras
Los Diablos
Los Progreseños
Los Azules
Orgullo Progreseño
Los Ribereños
Conjunto de la Perla del Ulúa
Founded 7 November 1955; 60 years ago (1955-11-07) as Club Deportivo Honduras
2011 as Honduras Progreso
Ground Estadio Humberto Micheletti
El Progreso, Honduras
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Elías Nazar
Mario Fúnez
Manager Wilmer Cruz
League Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras

Club Deportivo Honduras Progreso (commonly referred to as Honduras Progreso or simply Honduras), is a Honduran football club based in El Progreso, Honduras. It was founded under in 1965 and currently plays in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.


Club Deportivo Honduras[edit]

The club was founded in 1965 under the name Club Deportivo Honduras and is one of the founding clubs of the Liga de Honduras and were in top flight football until 1969. The club however was relegated to the second division in 1970, and soon after it dissolved.

Honduras Progreso[edit]

After many years of absence in Honduran professional football, the club was brought back as Club Deportivo Honduras Progreso in 2011.[1]

Former national goalkeeper Wilmer Cruz became manager in 2013 but only earned his coaching licence in summer 2013.[2] In December 2015 they beat Motagua 4–1 to win the 2015 Apertura league title.[3]


Winners (1): 2015–16 A
Winners (1): 2013–14 A

League and cups performance[edit]

Regular season Postseason Cup Super-cup
Season Pos. Pld. W D L GF GA GD Pts. +/– Pos. Pld. W D L GF GA GD Pts. +/– Pos. Pos.
1965–66 6th 18 8 3 7 26 25 1 19  — No postseason Not held Not held
1966–67 6th 18 7 4 7 25 30 −5 18  — No postseason Not held Not held
1967–68 3rd 18 8 4 6 31 23 +8 20  — No postseason Not held Not held
1968–69 9th 27 5 8 14 20 53 −33 18  — No postseason Group stage Not held
1969–70 10th 27 5 7 15 28 45 −17 17  — No postseason Not held Not held
2014–15 A 4th 18 7 7 4 34 31 3 28  — Quarterfinals 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3  — Quarterfinals Not held
2014–15 C 8th 18 5 3 10 26 35 −9 18  — Did not qualify

Performance in international competitions[edit]

2016–17 – TBD

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Belize GK Woodrow West
Honduras GK Orlin Vallecillo
Honduras GK Kelvin Castillo
Honduras GK Javier Cruz
Honduras DF Pastor Martínez
Honduras DF Jorge Zaldívar
Honduras DF Raimundo Cálix
Honduras DF Luis Alvarado
Honduras DF Luis Guzman
Honduras DF Leonardo Isaula
Honduras DF Florentino Cerrato
Honduras DF Carlos Sánchez
Honduras DF José Alvarado
Honduras DF Johnny Rodríguez
Honduras DF Virgilio Quiroz
Honduras MF Juan Ocampo
No. Position Player
Honduras MF Juan Delgado
Honduras MF Jorge Cardona
Honduras MF Franklin Morales
Honduras MF Johnny Gomez
Honduras MF Andrick Rivera
Honduras MF Francisco Benítez
Honduras MF Christopher Anariba
Honduras MF Pedro Medina
Honduras MF Franklin Portillo
Honduras FW Francisco Aguilar
Honduras FW Edwin León
Honduras FW Jonathan Reyes
Honduras FW Denis Aguilar
Honduras FW Ángel Tejeda
Honduras FW Héctor Flores
Honduras FW Aly Arriola

Historical list of coaches[edit]