Honduras on to Semi-Finals

The United States beat Honduras 1-0 on Saturday in the CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying tournament, with both teams advancing to the semi-finals.

In an earlier Group A game, Panama beat Cuba 4-1.

The United States finished top of the group with seven points from their three matches, a point ahead of Honduras. Panama had three points while Cuba finished with a point.

Cuba had to play their last two games shorthanded after seven of their squad defected following Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with the United States.

In Group B, being played in Carson City, California, Guatemala have already qualified for the semi-finals. Haiti is in second place with three points and Canada and Mexico are tied with a point each.

On Sunday, Guatemala play Canada and Mexico meet Haiti.

The semi-finals will be played on March 20 in Nashville, Tennessee with the two winners qualifying for the Olympic Games in August.

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