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Honduras to host XII AFECAVOL Central American U18 Girls’ Championship

 

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, August 14, 2017.- The twelfth edition of the Central American AFECAVOL U-18 Girls’ Championship will be hosted by Honduras at the City of Tegucigalpa running from August 17-19 with six teams competing for top spot.

 

Costa Rica has won the event on seven occasions, winning the five last titles in a row and they will battle to continue as reigning champions of the AFECAVOL age-group categories. The top podium places of the past three editions have been divided between Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras accordingly.

 

The round-robin competition will be played with morning and evening sessions between 

Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; Panama will not be competing in the event. The title winner will represent AFECAVOL at intercontinental championships.

 

The tournament begins on Thursday 17th with the match between Costa Rica and Nicaragua at 3:00 pm, followed by Guatemala against Belize and then El Salvador will meet hosts Honduras.  The event concludes on Saturday with the awarding ceremony.

 

Podium Year by Year

 

Year

Gold

Silver

Bronze

1982

CRC

NCA

HON

1996

PAN

HON

CRC

1999

CRC

GUA

NCA

2003

GUA

CRC

ESA

2005

HON

CRC

GUA

2007

CRC

GUA

ESA

2009

CRC

GUA

ESA

2011

CRC

GUA

HON

2013

CRC

GUA

HON

2015

CRC

GUA

HON