2016 Honduran Supercup
Olimpia won 5–4 on penalty shoot-outs
Date8 July 2016
VenueEstadio Humberto Micheletti, El Progreso
RefereeMelissa Borjas
2015

The 2016 Honduran Supercup was a match arranged by the Honduran Liga Nacional which took place on 8 July 2016 between C.D. Honduras Progreso, winners of the 2015–16 Liga Nacional (Apertura tournament) and Club Deportivo Olimpia, winners of the 2015 Honduran Cup.[1] This was the first Honduran Supercup since 1999 after the 2015 edition was abandoned with no disclosed reason.

Qualified teams

Team Method of qualification Appearances
Honduras Progreso Winners of 2015–16 Honduran Liga Nacional (Apertura) 1st
Olimpia Winners of 2015 Honduran Cup 2nd

Background

C.D. Honduras Progreso qualified as reigning champions of the 2015–16 Honduran Liga Nacional (Apertura); meanwhile Club Deportivo Olimpia entered as the 2015 Honduran Cup winners. Honduras Progreso defeated C.D. Motagua in the Apertura finals on penalty shoot-outs after a 4–4 aggregated score. Olimpia was crowned as Cup winners after a convincingly 3–1 over Platense F.C. in the final match.

The previous match between both sides ended with a 2–2 draw at Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino on 20 March 2016 for a league encounter.[2]

Match

On a mostly cloudy night, the game started at 19:15 CST as scheduled. It was the first time in Honduran football that a game was officiated by female referees at a professional level.[3] Both teams entered the field with their alternate uniforms. C.D. Honduras Progreso's attacker Ángel Tejeda scored first with a penalty kick at the 26th minute after Club Deportivo Olimpia's defender Bryan Johnson committed a foul inside the 18-yard box. In the second half, Olimpia made three consecutive goals at the 52nd, 57th and 65th minutes, scored by Carlo Costly, José Fonseca and Bryan Johnson respectively. Johny Gómez scored the 2–3 for Honduras Progreso at the 69th minute and Nixon Duarte tied the game at the 73rd before the end of regulation. The match went straight to penalty shoot-outs where Olimpia won 5–4. During the shoot-outs, Jorge Cardona's kick went so wide and high he send the ball outside the stadium.[4]

Honduras Progreso3–3Olimpia
Tejeda Goal 26' (pen.)
Gómez Goal 69'
Duarte Goal 73'
Goal 52' Costly
Goal 57' Fonseca
Goal 65' Johnson
Penalties
Alvarado Penalty missed
Bermúdez Penalty scored
Sánchez Penalty scored
Acevedo Penalty scored
Tejeda Penalty scored
Smith Penalty missed
Cardona Penalty missed
4–5 Penalty scored Mejía
Penalty scored Rodas
Penalty scored Güity
Penalty missed Tobías
Penalty scored Johnson
Penalty missed Fonseca
Penalty scored Estupiñán
Honduras Progreso
Olimpia
GK 27 Belize Woodrow West
DF 1 Honduras Pastor Martínez
DF 17 Honduras Dílmer Gutiérrez
DF 21 Costa Rica Roy Smith
DF 22 Honduras Nixon Duarte
DF 31 Honduras Carlos Sánchez
MF 6 Honduras Juan Delgado Substituted off 78'
MF 11 Honduras Víctor Moncada
MF 16 Honduras Johny Gómez Substituted off 75'
FW 13 Honduras Ángel Tejeda
FW 35 Honduras Frédixon Elvir Substituted off 65'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Honduras Jorge Cardona Substituted in 65'
DF 2 Honduras Johny Rivera Substituted in 75'
MF 12 Honduras Mariano Acevedo Substituted in 78'
Manager:
Honduras Héctor Castellón
GK 28 Honduras Donis Escober
DF 3 Honduras Elmer Güity
DF 12 Honduras Bryan Johnson
DF 14 Honduras José Fonseca
DF 19 Honduras José Tobías
MF 6 Honduras David Meza Substituted off 67'
MF 7 Honduras Carlos Mejía
MF 10 Honduras Bayron Méndez Substituted off 73'
MF 20 Honduras Óliver Morazán Substituted off 82'
MF 24 Honduras Mayron Flores Substituted off 37'
FW 13 Honduras Carlo Costly Substituted off 75'
Substitutions:
FW 18 Colombia Javier Estupiñán Substituted in 37'
MF 29 Honduras German Mejía Substituted in 67'
MF 16 Honduras Gerson Rodas Substituted in 73'
FW 25 Honduras Jorge Bengoché Substituted in 75'
MF 38 Honduras Carlos Pineda Substituted in 82'
Manager:
Argentina Héctor Vargas

See also

References