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Catrachos are Central American champions
January 23rd, 2011 11:21PM
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[COPA CENTROAMERICANA] Honduras won the Copa Centroamericana for the first time since 1995 when it beat Costa Rica, 2-1, on goals by Walter Martinezand Emil Martinez.

The win over Costa Rica, the runner-up for the second straight time, was the Catrachos' first in the Central American tournament since 1999.

Costa Rica, which has won a record six titles and was appearing in its fourth straight final, finished runner-up for a second consecutive time.

The only current MLS player to appear in the final was Red Bulls defender Roy Miller, who started for Costa Rica.

Host Panama beat El Salvador, 5-4, on penalty kicks to take third place over El Salvador after their game ended in a scoreless draw.

Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala, which won Friday's fifth-place game, all qualified for the 2011 Concacaf Gold Cup.



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