Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino
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National Stadium: 'Tiburcio Carías Andino' of Tegucigalpa.
|Opened||15 March 1948|
|C.D. Olimpia (1948–present)
F.C. Motagua (1948–present)
Lobos UPNFM (2017–present)
Pumas UNAH (1972–89; 1996–2007)
Real Maya (1992–97)
C.D. Federal (1974–78; 1999–2000)
Honduras national football team (1948–97)
The Estadio Nacional (official name) is a multi-purpose stadium in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is used mostly for Association football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 34,000 and it is the home of football clubs F.C. Motagua, C.D. Olimpia and Lobos UPNFM.
The National Stadium of Tegucigalpa was built during the administration of Tiburcio Carías Andino. The stadium was Honduras national football team's home stadium in the FIFA World Cup qualification for many years. In 1981, the stadium was host to 6 CONCACAF nations (Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Canada, Haiti and Cuba) for Spain 1982's final round of the World Cup qualifying football games that saw Honduras qualify for the first time to the World Cup. It was until 1998 with the completion of Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano that El Nacional lost the privilege of hosting most of Honduras' matches. Since then, El Nacional has hosted very few qualifying games.
The Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino hosted the following major international football events.
|CONCACAF Championship||1967, 1981|
|Copa Centroamericana||1993, 2001, 2009|
|Central American Games||1990|
|CCCF Youth Championship||1960|
|CONCACAF Under-20 Championship||1978, 1994|
|CONCACAF U-17 Championship||1987, 2007|
|CONCACAF Champions League Finals||1972, 1980, 1988|
|Copa Interamericana Finals||1972, 1988|
|Copa Interclubes UNCAF Finals||1999, 2005, 2006, 2007|
- RSSSF.com – World Cup 1982 qualifications – 22 November 1981
- "Honduras: 4 muertos y más de 15 heridos por estampida en estadio" (in Spanish). telesurtv.net. 29 May 2017.
- "Motagua vs. Honduras Progreso – 29 May 2017 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. 28 May 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
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