Honduras advances to the 1998 CONCACAF youth qualifying tournament

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Honduras defeated Panama, 3-2 on aggregate, and advanced to the 1998 CONCACAF Youth Qualifying Tournament to be played in Guatemala on November 4, 6 and 8th. Series results: September 23 in Honduras, Panama 1, Honduras 2; September 27 in Panama, Honduras 1, Panama 1.

Group B participants: Mexico, Guatemala, Jamaica and Honduras.

* Match calendar: November 4: Mexico vs. Jamaica (Coban Stadium, 3pm); Guatemala vs. Honduras (Mateo Flores Stadium, 8pm).
* November 6: Mexico vs. Honduras : (Coban Stadium, 3pm); Guatemala vs. Jamaica (Mateo Flores Stadium, 8pm).
* November 8: Honduras vs. Jamaica (Mateo Flores Stadium, 4pm); Guatemala vs. Mexico (Mateo Flores Stadium, 6pm).

The United States and Costa Rica have already qualified to the 1999 FIFA/Coca Cola World Youth Championship finishing in the top two spots of the four-team qualifying competition played in Trinidad & Tobago in August.

In total, four teams, -winner of Group A, winner of Group B and the runner-ups from each group,- will qualify for the 1999 FIFA/Coca Cola World Youth Championship in Nigeria, April 3rd to the 24th.