Weekend Guide is here, and we are with the Superclásico of Honduras, a fight for the title in Oman and the match of the bandits and the policemen of Belize.
(All the hours are in CET local time)
Amateur (Like these rivals)
What? Olimpia – Motagua (Honduran Liga Nacional)
When? Sunday, 2300
Where? Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino, Tegucigalpa
Why? It’s the Honduran Superclásico. Both teams played each other last time in the Apertura semifinals. Motagua qualified to the finals after a 2:2 tie on aggregate.
Key Players: Watch out for Olimpia's Roger Rojas, one of the club legends and the fifth all-time scorer of Olimpia, with 73 goals. Eddie Hernández, Motagua striker, is one of the scorers with the best goal ratio this season in Honduras, 10 goals in 14 matches.
Regional glory: Motagua is the last ever team to win the Copa Interclubes UNCAF, the Central American Champions League. In 2007, Motagua defeated the Costa Rican side Saprissa 2:1 on aggregate.
Professional (like this guy)
What? Fanja – Al-Oruba (Oman Professional League)
When? Saturday, 1645
Where? Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat
Why? Last season, Al-Oruba won the championship by only 2 points, while Fanja was left behind in the 2nd place. This season, after 14 matches, it looks similar as Al-Oruba are in the 1st place, 4 points ahead of Fanja. Fanja wishes to equal the Omani record of 9 championships, Al-Oruba looking for their 4th title ever.
Key Players: Raed Ibrahim Saleh is one of the players you shouldn't miss in Fanja, the 23 years old midfielder that already have 57 caps for Oman national team. In Al-Oruba you can find one of the best Omani League scorers, Mohammed Taqi, who scored 9 goals this season.
The Worst Job in the World: If you had a dream to be a football manager, please don't do it in Oman. Since the start of the season, 16 managers resigned or sacked.
World Class (like these goals)
What? Belmopan Bandits – Police United (Belize Premier League)
When? Sunday, 0230
Where? FFB Stadium, Belmopan
Why? Belmopan Bandits and Police United were the top two clubs in the opening stage of Belize Premier League. Eventually, Belmopan Bandits were eliminated in the semifinals, while Police United won the title. Now they will play each other in the first match of the Closing stage, in the path towards their next championship.
Key Players: Dalton Eiley, the defender of Belmopan Bandits, is one of the veteran players in Belize and also serves as the national team captain. From the other side, Police United striker, Orlando Jimenez, had great performance, as he scored all his 3 Opening stage goals in the playoffs.
Non-Stop Scorer: The all-time top scorer of Belize national team is Deon McCaulay, who scored 21 goals. The next 6 best international top scorers of Belize, scored 23 goals, altogether. Crack.