Posted on June 26, 2012
GUATEMALA CITY — Costa Rica will begin its attempt to earn a spot in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship for a fifth succesive time on July 17, facing Nicaragua in the opening game of Central American qualifying.
Honduras will host Group 1 in Estadio Olimpico in San Pedro Sula and face Costa Rica on July 19, before the group finishes two days later with Honduras taking on Nicaragua.
Group 2 will begin play July 25 in Coatepeque, Guatemala. Host Guatemala will meet El Salvador and Panama will take on El Salvador on July 27 with Guatemala and Panama facing off two days.
Two from each group will qualify for the 12-team CONCACAF finals February 18-March 2 in Mexico.
Central American U-20 Qualifying
(All times local)
At San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Tuesday, July 17
Costa Rica vs. Nicaragua, 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 19
Honduras vs. Costa Rica, 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 21
Honduras vs. Nicaragua, 7 p.m.
At Coatepeque, Guatemala
Wednesday, July 25
Guatemala vs. El Salvador, noon
Friday, July 27
Panama vs. El Salvador, noon
Sunday, July 29
Guatemala vs. Panama, noon
Categories: Central America, CONCACAF, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Youth
Tags: CONCACAF Under-20 Championship