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June 21, 2001 | From Associated Press
Carlos Pavon scored three goals Wednesday night to help Honduras demolish the once-powerful Mexican soccer team, 3-1, in a World Cup qualifier at San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Mexico Coach Enrique Meza quit immediately after the game, the sixth consecutive loss for a team that had been No. 4 in FIFA's world rankings only three years ago.
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June 21, 2001 | From Associated Press
Carlos Pavon scored three goals Wednesday night to help Honduras demolish the once-powerful Mexican soccer team, 3-1, in a World Cup qualifier at San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Mexico Coach Enrique Meza quit immediately after the game, the sixth consecutive loss for a team that had been No. 4 in FIFA's world rankings only three years ago.
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April 21, 2000 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clive Charles doesn't really know what type of team the United States will face in Hershey, Pa., tonight in its first of three games as it seeks a berth in the Sydney Olympics. The U.S. coach knows the opponent is Honduras, but what sort of mood the Central American players will be in is anyone's guess. Wednesday, they went on strike, refusing to travel to the U.S.
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March 29, 2001 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A cement moat surrounds the field at Estadio Olimpico, and flanking the moat is an eight-foot chain-link fence topped by several strands of barbed wire. Beyond that, on game nights, the field is ringed by helmeted Honduran national police officers, each carrying a baton and riot shield.
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June 12, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Honduras' soccer federation has withdrawn its claim that a Santa Ana promoter attempted to bribe one of its players, the general secretary of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean federations (CONCACAF) said Tuesday. "Based on my discussion this morning with the president of the Honduran federation, Roberto Ochoa Cordova, they've indicated that they've looked into the matter and found no basis for the allegation," Chuck Blazer said.
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July 6, 1991 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Honduras' national soccer team came into the CONCACAF Gold Cup as a lightly regarded also-ran. After all, the team lost to Costa Rica in qualifying for this tournament and, compared to the soccer powerhouses in the region, Honduras simply didn't figure. What an error it has been to underestimate Honduras. By virtue of its stunning 2-0 victory over Costa Rica Friday night at the Coliseum, Honduras earned the right to play for the championship Sunday.
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June 11, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Honduran officials continue to support an allegation by one of their players that he was offered money to ensure that his team lose a game, they said Monday that they have not filed an official complaint and will not attend a hearing scheduled for Thursday at headquarters of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean soccer federations (CONCACAF).
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March 29, 2001 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A cement moat surrounds the field at Estadio Olimpico, and flanking the moat is an eight-foot chain-link fence topped by several strands of barbed wire. Beyond that, on game nights, the field is ringed by helmeted Honduran national police officers, each carrying a baton and riot shield.
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July 26, 1989 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Soccer Federation learned Tuesday that the national team will play its World Cup qualifying match against El Salvador on Sept. 17 at Tegucigalpa, Honduras. FIFA, the international soccer federation, made the decision when the five teams in the region encompassing North and Central America and the Caribbean could not agree on a location for the game.
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July 1, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With more than four goals per game in the first three days, soccer's CONCACAF (Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Assn. Football) Gold Cup has turned into the Goal Cup. Nine goals were scored Sunday at the Coliseum before a crowd of 4,797, which watched Mexico beat Canada, 3-1, and Honduras beat Jamaica, 5-0.
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April 21, 2000 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clive Charles doesn't really know what type of team the United States will face in Hershey, Pa., tonight in its first of three games as it seeks a berth in the Sydney Olympics. The U.S. coach knows the opponent is Honduras, but what sort of mood the Central American players will be in is anyone's guess. Wednesday, they went on strike, refusing to travel to the U.S.
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July 6, 1991 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Honduras' national soccer team came into the CONCACAF Gold Cup as a lightly regarded also-ran. After all, the team lost to Costa Rica in qualifying for this tournament and, compared to the soccer powerhouses in the region, Honduras simply didn't figure. What an error it has been to underestimate Honduras. By virtue of its stunning 2-0 victory over Costa Rica Friday night at the Coliseum, Honduras earned the right to play for the championship Sunday.
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July 1, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With more than four goals per game in the first three days, soccer's CONCACAF (Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Assn. Football) Gold Cup has turned into the Goal Cup. Nine goals were scored Sunday at the Coliseum before a crowd of 4,797, which watched Mexico beat Canada, 3-1, and Honduras beat Jamaica, 5-0.
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June 12, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Honduras' soccer federation has withdrawn its claim that a Santa Ana promoter attempted to bribe one of its players, the general secretary of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean federations (CONCACAF) said Tuesday. "Based on my discussion this morning with the president of the Honduran federation, Roberto Ochoa Cordova, they've indicated that they've looked into the matter and found no basis for the allegation," Chuck Blazer said.
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June 11, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Honduran officials continue to support an allegation by one of their players that he was offered money to ensure that his team lose a game, they said Monday that they have not filed an official complaint and will not attend a hearing scheduled for Thursday at headquarters of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean soccer federations (CONCACAF).
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July 26, 1989 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Soccer Federation learned Tuesday that the national team will play its World Cup qualifying match against El Salvador on Sept. 17 at Tegucigalpa, Honduras. FIFA, the international soccer federation, made the decision when the five teams in the region encompassing North and Central America and the Caribbean could not agree on a location for the game.
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