2003 UNCAF Nations Cup

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2003 UNCAF Nations Cup
Tournament details
Host country Panama
Dates 19–27 February 2003
Teams 6 (from 1 sub-confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (4th title)
Runners-up  Guatemala
Third place  El Salvador
Fourth place  Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 30 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s) Guatemala Freddy García
Guatemala Carlos Ruiz
(3 goals each)
2001
2005

The 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup was an association football tournament. It was held in two venues in Panama in February 2003, and was played in a round robin tournament, each of the 6 teams playing each other once. Costa Rica won their record fourth title, and along with the Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, qualified to the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Participating teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

For a complete list of all participating squads see UNCAF Nations Cup 2003 squads

Final round[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1  Costa Rica 5 4 1 0 5 1 +4 13 Champions & Qualified for the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2  Guatemala 5 3 1 1 10 4 +6 10 Qualified for the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup
3  El Salvador 5 3 0 2 6 4 +2 9
4  Honduras 5 1 1 3 4 5 −1 4
5  Panama 5 1 1 3 4 5 −1 4
6  Nicaragua 5 1 0 4 1 11 −10 3




16 February 2003
Panama  2–0  Guatemala
Méndez Goal 29'
Brown Goal 36'

18 February 2003
Guatemala  5–0  Nicaragua
Ruiz Goal 33'45'66'
García Goal 77'
Figueroa Goal 81'

18 February 2003
Panama  1–1  Honduras
Mendieta Goal 60' Martínez Goal 28'



Awards[edit]

 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup Winner 

Costa Rica
Fourth title

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal