Honduras 1965/66


First ever national league

In 1964 a triangular tournament was organised between three clubs
from the Liga Dionisio de Herrera, viz. Vida, Victoria and 
Atlántida; winners Vida qualified for the national league.

Participants (10):
  Atlético Español (Tegucigalpa)
  Honduras (El Progreso)
  La Salle (San Pedro Sula)
  Marathón (San Pedro Sula)
  Motagua (Tegucigalpa)
  Platense (Puerto Cortés)
  Olimpia (Tegucigalpa)
  España (San Pedro Sula)
  Troya (Tegucigalpa)
  Vida (La Ceiba)

Round 1 [Jul 18, 1965]
Olimpia     3-0 Marathón
  [Chendo Rodríguez (2), Domingo “Toncontín” Ferrera]
España      1-0 Troya
  [Carlos “Chico” Handal]
Honduras    3-0 A. Español
  [Pedro Deras (2), Pablo Perdomo]
Vida        4-1 Motagua
  [Morris Garden, Craca Brooks (2), Chuna Blanco; Amado Castillo]
Platense    6-2 La Salle
  [Porfirio Betancourt, Mantequilla Guerra (2), Zavala, Ricardo Fúnez, N.N.;
   Henderson, Enrique Grey]

NB: Pedro Deras (Honduras) scored the first ever league goal adfter 5 minutes

Further Results Platense:

A. Español  1-1 Platense
Vida        2-0 Platense
Platense    3-0 Marathón
Motagua     0-2 Platense
Platense    3-2 España 
Platense    3-1 Troya 
Olimpia     1-1 Platense
Honduras    2-3 Platense

Platense    5-3 Honduras
Troya       0-0 Platense
La Salle    2-3 Platense
Platense    1-1 Vida
Platense    2-1 A. Español 
Platense    1-0 Motagua
Marathón    2-5 Platense    
Platense    1-2 Olimpia
España      0-2 Platense

Champions: Platense 
Runners-Up: Olimpia
Last: Atlético Español (no relegation)



list of champions.

list of final tables.

list of divisional movements.

list of cup winners.

list of topscorers.

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Prepared and maintained by René Ivan Rodríguez for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: René Ivan Rodríguez (Rivan@hondudata.com)
Last updated: 18 Jul 2019

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