Honduras national under-23 football team

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Honduras U-23
Nickname(s) La Bicolor Olimpica (The Olympic Bicolor)
Sub-23
Association FENAFUTH
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach Jorge Luis Pinto
Captain Bryan Acosta
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
 Brazil 6 – 0 Honduras 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 17 August 2016)
Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 2000)
Best result 4th: (2016)

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 four Men's Olympic Football Tournament, in Sydney 2000, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.[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 6 2 1 3 8 14 –6 7 4th
Japan 2020 TBD
Totals 16 4 4 8 19 31 –12 16

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
2015 7 5 0 2 13 5 +8 15 2nd
Totals 65 26 13 16 93 67 +26 91

Results (2015–2016)[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up to participate in the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Luis López (1993-09-13)September 13, 1993 (aged 22) Honduras Real C.D. España
2 2DF Jonathan Paz (1995-06-18)June 18, 1995 (aged 21) Honduras C.D. Real Sociedad
3 2DF Marcelo Pereira (1995-05-27)May 27, 1995 (aged 21) Honduras C.D. Motagua
4 2DF Kevin Álvarez (1996-08-03)August 3, 1996 (aged 19) Honduras C.D. Olimpia
5 2DF Allans Vargas (1993-09-25)September 25, 1993 (aged 22) Honduras Real C.D. España
6 3MF Bryan Acosta (1993-11-24)November 24, 1993 (aged 22) Honduras Real C.D. España
7 3MF Brayan Ramírez (1994-06-16)June 16, 1994 (aged 22) Honduras Juticalpa F.C.
8 2DF Johnny Palacios (1986-12-20)December 20, 1986 (aged 29) Honduras C.D. Olimpia
9 4FW Anthony Lozano (1993-04-25)April 25, 1993 (aged 23) Spain CD Tenerife
10 3MF Óscar Salas (1993-12-08)December 8, 1993 (aged 22) Honduras C.D. Olimpia
11 3MF Marcelo Espinal (1993-02-24)February 24, 1993 (aged 23) Honduras C.D.S. Vida
12 4FW Romell Quioto (1991-08-09)August 9, 1991 (aged 24) Honduras C.D. Olimpia
13 3MF Jhow Benavídez (1995-12-26)December 26, 1995 (aged 20) Honduras Real C.D. España
14 3MF Elder Torres (1995-01-16)January 16, 1995 (aged 21) United States Tampa Bay Rowdies
15 3MF Allan Banegas (1996-08-03)August 3, 1996 (aged 19) Honduras C.D. Marathon
16 2DF Brayan García (1993-05-26)May 26, 1993 (aged 23) Honduras C.D.S. Vida
17 4FW Alberth Elis (1996-02-12)February 12, 1996 (aged 20) Honduras C.D. Olimpia
18 1GK Harold Fonseca (1993-10-08)October 8, 1993 (aged 22) Honduras C.D. Motagua

Previous squads[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Year(s) U-23 Goals
1 Eddie Hernández 2012-2014 8
2 David Suazo 2000 6
3 Alberth Elis 2015 5
4 Emil Martínez 2004 4
4 Johnny Leverón 2011-2012 4
4 Anthony Lozano 2012-2015 4
7 Roger Rojas 2012 3

List of coaches[edit]

List of managers since 1975 to present:[2]

Record v other nations[edit]

As of 20 August 2016
Includes data from CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament and Summer Olympics only
Opponent Record Goals
 Algeria 1–0–0 3:2
 Argentina 0–1–0 1:1
 Australia 1–0–0 2:1
 Belize 1–0–0 5:0
 Brazil 0–0–2 2:9
 Cameroon 0–0–1 0:1
 Canada 3–1–0 6:2
 Costa Rica 1–2–3 7:9
 Cuba 1–0–0 2:0
 El Salvador 2–0–0 6:2
 Guatemala 2–4–2 9:9
 Haiti 2–1–0 4:2
 Italy 0–0–2 1:6
 Jamaica 1–0–0 2:0
 Japan 0–1–0 0:0
 Mexico 1–3–6 8:20
 Morocco 0–1–0 2:2
 Nicaragua 3–0–0 15:2
 Nigeria 0–1–1 5:6
 Panama 3–1–0 8:3
 Portugal 0–0–1 1:2
 South Korea 1–0–1 1:1
 Spain 1–0–0 1:0
 Suriname 2–0–0 4:0
 Trinidad and Tobago 1–0–0 2:0
 United States 3–1–5 15:18
Totals 30–17–24 110:98

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