UNCAF Central American Championship 1991

UNCAF Logo [Reference: 1]
UNCAF Logo [Reference: 1]

Final Round Table

Costa Rica (CQ)33006
Honduras (Q)3111233
Guatemala (Q)30212
El Salvador3012291
[Reference: 2]

Final Round Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
26.05.1991Costa Rica2Honduras0
26.05.1991El Salvador0Guatemala0
29.05.1991Costa Rica7El Salvador1
05.1991Honduras2El Salvador1
05.1991Costa RicaWGuatemalaL
[Reference: 2]

Qualifying Round

DateHome TeamAway Team
(Hon won 3-2 on agg)
[References: 2]


Costa Rica easily won the first UNCAF Central American Chamionship in Soccer, held in the Costa Rican capital, San Jose, with Honduras and Guatemala also qualifying for the CONCACAF Gold Cup ahead of El Salvador from the four team Final Group. Honduras knocked out Panama in the Qualifiers.

About the Central American Championship

The Central American Championship was a Soccer Tournament for the seven Central American members of UNCAF (Union Centroamericano de Futbol). It was usually played as a four-team Final Group in a host Nation after two qualifying groups, and doubled as the Qualifying Tournament for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. It was first played in 1991, although there were precursor tournaments.



[1] Fandom Logos (2020) Uncaf_logo [Internet] Available from: https://logos.fandom.com/wiki/UNCAF [Accessed 8 October 2020][Actual Logo Reference at: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/logopedia/images/4/49/Uncaf_logo.png/revision/latest?cb=20190305145929 [Accessed 8 October 2020]


[2] John Kelly. (1991) “Arsenal, Cont.” World Soccer. August 1991. pg. 14.


Thanks to Rose McCabe, Gabriel McCloyne, Gerry Tully, Paul Leech, Peter Lemass, Ciaran Simms, Cathal Gallagher, Paul Foley (TCD).

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Last Updated: 26 December 2020

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