Paraguay: Olimpia Fan Caught By TV Cameras Celebrating Goal With Big Old Snort Of Mysterious White Powder (Video)

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Club Olimpia got theirPrimera Division campaign off to a winning start with a 2-1 away victory over Independiente on Monday night, with all three goals coming in the opening 22 minutes.

After Brian Montenegro opened the scoring for Olimpia with just six minutes on the clock, the television cameras cut to the travelling fans where one supporter was quite literally caught still gearing up for the match.

Topless Pitch Invader Scores 93rd-Minute ‘Equaliser’ In Honduran League Match (Video)

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Sunday evening'sHonduran Liga Nacionalclash between Olimpia and Motagua ended amid baffling scenes when a pitch invader popped up to score an injury-time equaliser.

Trailing2-1 as the final whistle loomed, Olimpia were able to force adramatic equaliser in the 93rd minute but only as the encroaching (and shirtless) fan finished off his own flowing move past the Motagua 'keeper.

The Video Room: Olimpia post-match press conference, highlights

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The refereeing was comical, and that was discussed by everyone on the post match videos.

Enjoy Dominic Kinnear, Tyler Deric, Cam Weaver, and Brian Ching talking about the frustrating night against Olimpia, but their happiness with the result.

concacaf champions league

CONCACAF Champions League 2014-15: Quarterfinals – Olimpia vs Herediano & Pachuca vs Montreal Impact – 1st Leg Round-Up

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Ariel Nahuelpan's fifth goal of CCL 2014-15 puts him joint-top of the Golden Boot race (futbolizados.com)

OTF's Austin Fido recaps the first twoquarterfinals of CCL 2014-15...

CONCACAF Champions League came back with...not quite a bang, but certainly a startling enthusiasm in the opening pair of quarterfinals of the 2014-15 edition of the tournament.

CONCACAF Champions League 2014-15: Quarterfinals Preview, Part 1 – Olimpia vs Herediano & Montreal vs Pachuca

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It has returned (concacaf.com)

OTF's CONCACAF editor Austin Fido previews the first two CCL 2014-15 quarterfinal match-ups: Herediano vs. Olimpia and Montreal Impact vs. Pachuca...

Finally, CONCACAF Champions League is back!

The long winter is not yet over, but the first sign of spring in this part of the world is the CCL knockout rounds, and they are here to brighten our dark evenings a full fortnight earlier than they were in 2014 (when the quarterfinals kicked off closer to mid-March).

Timbers romp past Olimpia in first home CCL match

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PORTLAND, Ore. In their inauguralhome CONCACAF Champions League match, the Portland Timbers did not disappoint a home crowd, defeating C.D. Olimpia of Honduras, 4-2, Tuesday night at Providence Park.

CCL 2014-15: Group 5 Preview – Alpha United, Olimpia & Portland Timbers

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Monterrey celebrates the first of three consecutive CCL titles. When will we see the like again? (sportsworldnews.com)

Austin Fido's CCL preview series moves on to Group 5, and offers more information on Guyana than is strictly necessary...

Group 5 comprises three teams who don't seem quite as good as they were when they qualified: the Honduran 2014 Clausura champ, Olimpia, has shipped out several of itsbigger names since securing aCCL berth; the MLS 2013 Western Conference winner, Portland, has probably got to win six or seven of its last 13 games just make the 2014 playoffs; and the Guyana Football Federation National Super League title holder for 2012-13, Alpha United, has been having problems with rain.

Olimpia Beat Esteli, Sporting Must Get Result on the 23rd

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Sporting Kansas City will have work to do in their final CONCACAF Champions League on October 23rd at Sporting Park. Tonight in Honduras, Olimpia defeated Real Esteli 1-0 to bring themselves to 6 points, one point behind Sporting KC, who sit on 7.

The game looked quite similar to Sporting KC's game against Esteli last week.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 3 Roundup

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Paolo Suarez: CCL's joint top scorer after three rounds (photo: metapan.com.sv)

The third round of CCL brought man-of-the-match performances from Luis Suarez's older brother, Carlos de los Cobos's least-favorite goalkeeper, and a stretcher. OTF's Austin Fido recaps...

CONCACAF Champions League isn't close to approaching MLS-levels of competitive parity, but the third round of this year's group stage was one of those weeks in which conventional wisdom was confounded.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 2 Round Up

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For the benefit of Mr. Robert Suarez (photo: sportspyder.com)

Houston Dynamo heeded OTF contributor Robert Suarez's call for a return to jerseys uncluttered by sponsors' logos, and Austin Fido brings you everything else you should know about the second round of CONCACAF Champions League group play.

Sporting Drawn in Group 2 for Champions League

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CONCACAF held the draw tonight for this year's CONCACAF Champions' League. The draw as a held was filled with the unintentional humor that we've come to expect from CONCACAF. According to the rules, USA and Mexican teams could not be grouped together. But when the draw was done there were two US teams, Houston and LA grouped with Mexican teams, Tijuana and Cruz Azul.

Hainault header steers Dynamo into CCL quarters

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When the Houston Dynamo headed to the locker room during Tuesday's CONCACAF Champions League match against CD Olimpia, they had reason to worry. Head coach Dom Kinnear had been ejected during the first half, Olimpia had taken a 1-0 lead and the Dynamo were going to have to comeback without their coach and without standouts Brad Davis and Will Bruin.

CONCACAF Champions League – Match Predictions – 23 October 2012

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Below are predictions for all the CONCACAF Champions League matches on October 23, 2012.

Houston Dynamo v Olimpia, 8:00 PM (USA EST)

Houston Dynamo wins 2-0

Real Salt Lake v Herediano, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Real Salt Lake wins 3-1

Chorrillo FC v Monterrey, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Monterrey wins 3-0

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CONCACAF Champions League – TV Listings – 23 October 2012

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Below are television listings for all the CONCACAF Champions League matches on October 23, 2012.

Houston Dynamo v Olimpia, 8:00 PM (USA EST)

Fox Soccer/Univision Deportes (USA), Fox Sports (Latin America)

Real Salt Lake v Herediano, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Fox Soccer/Univision Deportes (USA), Fox Sports (Latin America)

Chorrillo FC v Monterrey, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Galavision (USA), Fox Sports (Latin America)

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CCL: Dynamo's path to the quarterfinals is clear

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In the days leading up to last night's FAS/Olimpia match, there were several fairly ridiculous possibilities concerning what it would take for the Dynamo to advance to the knockout round of the CCL. Most of those were contingent on the likelihood that Olimpia would beat FAS and thus CONCACAF's tiebreaker rules would kick in.

CCL: Galaxy Advance, Mexican Teams in Danger

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The Los Angeles Galaxy received a big assist from the team that knocked them out of the preliminary round of the CONCACAF Champions League in 2010.

The Puerto Rico Islanders of the lower-division NASL stunned Metapán 3-0 on Thursday night. The result ensures the Galaxy will win Group 5 in the Champions League.

CONCACAF Champions League – TV Listings – 30 August 2012

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Below are television listings for all the CONCACAF Champions League matches on August 30, 2012.

Tauro FC v Herediano, 8:00 PM (USA EST)

Univision Deportes (USA), Fox Sports (South/Central America)

Caledonia AIA v Seattle Sounders, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Fox Soccer/Univision Deportes (USA), Fox Sports (South/Central America)

Olimpia v Houston Dynamo, 10:00 PM (USA EST)

Fox Soccer/Univision Deportes (USA), Fox Sports (South/Central America)

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Thursday's TV

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Europa League on Fox Soccer: Liverpool - Hearts at 3pm. Inter Milan - Vaslui is on beIN Sport at 2:45pm. CONCACAF Champions League on Fox Soccer and Univision Deportes: Caledonia - Seattle at 8pm and Olimpia - Houston at 10pm. Univision Deportes 2 has Tauto - Herediano at 8pm. Copa MX on Univision Deportes: Atlas - Cruz Azul at 12pm.

Dynamo open CCL campaign with win over FAS

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The Houston Dynamo may have failed to win their last two MLS games, but that pair of poor results did not stop them from grabbing a convincing victory in their CONCACAF Champions League opener.
The Dynamo got their campaign in the regional competition started with a 3-1 win over Salvadoran club C.

Sporting Kansas City

Draw is Enough to See KC Through to CCL Knock Out Phase

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In 1,000 years when future human culture is shown videos of soccer games of the early 21st century, tonight's game between Sporting KC and Olimpia will not be one of them. The game was ugly, with a number of fouls and questionable referee decisions. But the 0-0 draw was enough to see Kansas City through to the knock out rounds of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Needing a Result

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Tomorrow night is Sporting KC's final group game in the CCL. A loss and Sporting KC will be sitting at home when the knock out phase begins next year. Sporting need a result against Honduran champions, Olimpia.

In the last group match day, Olimpia needed a 66th minute strike from Anthony Lozano to get them a 1-0 win at home against Real Esteli.

Sporting Take Control of Their CCL Group in Win

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Sporting Kansas City took complete control of Group 2 in the CONCACAF Champions League tonight in Honduras. In their second road trip of the competition, Sporting picked up a 2-0 win to give them sole possession of first place in the group. Sporting now return home for their final two group games, and have no excuses for not advancing out of the group stage.

Stepping Away From League Play

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While Sporting KC is on their third straight road trip, and on the road for the fourth time in the month of August, they have to feel better about tomorrow night's game not being in league play. In MLS play Kansas City has now lost four of their last five league games after their 1-0 loss in Chicago on Friday.

Copa Libertadores

Copa Libertadores 2013 – Just Football’s Best XI of the Tournament

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Atlético Mineiro won their first ever Copa Libertadores title this season, as I had predicted they might on Just Football some months ago. But there were some good players from other teams that played in the competition.

Copa Libertadores 2013: Atlético Mineiro’s championship reviewed

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This isn't actually Argentina-related, but since there's not much to report here apart from Seba Verón's return to action for Estudiantes in a pre-season friendly (they beat Atlético de Madrid 1-0) on Saturday, and Emanuel Gigliotti scoring on his Boca ... Continue reading →

Olimpia brings out the spirit of Copa Libertadores Fireworks....

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Olimpia brings out the spirit of Copa Libertadores

Fireworks. Full stadium tifos. It was a night to remember in Asunción.

It was an atmosphere fully fit for a Copa Libertadores final. Paraguay's Olimpia hosted Ronaldinho and Atlético Mineiro.

Luana Chamorro festeja la victoria de Olimpia.

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17.07.2013 - Con dos golazos de Alejandro Silva (´22) y Wilson Pittoni (´93), Olimpia venció (2-0) a Atlético Mineiro en Paraguay por la primera final de la Copa Libertadores de América 2013.

Los ojos no sólo fueron para los dos golazos.

Copa Libertadores semi-final preview

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The 2013 Copa Libertadores semi-finals begin tonight, having been on hiatus during the Confederations Cup. Argentina's remaining representatives, Newell's Old Boys, take on Ronaldinho's Atlético Mineiro tomorrow night in Rosario, but tonight sees Colombian championship finalists Independiente Santa Fe travel .

Todos los campeones de la Recopa Sudamericana

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La Recopa Sudamericana se realiza todos los años desde 1989 a excepción de los años 1999, 2000, 2001 y 2002. Se juega anualmente entre el campeón de la Copa Libertadores de América y la Copa Sudamericana.
Desde entonces fueron 19 ediciones y 12 campeones, siendo Boca Juniors el más ganador con 4 trofeos (1990, 2005, 2006 y 2008).


World Cup Qualifying - Honduras v USA - Match Details

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Round 1 of 10 in the CONCACAF Hexagon - World Cup Qualifying

-Wed Feb 6
Honduras v USA
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano - San Pedro Sula
3pm CT on beIN Sports

USA Roster is expected to be announced on Sun Feb 3

Honduras Roster
Donis Escober - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Jose Mendoza - Marathon (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Noel Valladares - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Bryan Beckeles - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Victor Bernardez - San Jose Earthquakes (USA MLS)
Osman Chavez - Wisla Krakow (Poland Ekstraklasa)
Maynor Figueroa - Wigan (England Premier League)
Juan Carlos Garcia - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Emilio Izaguirre - Celtic (Scotland Premier League)
Juan Pablo Montes - Platense (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Arnold Peralta - Vida (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Jorge Claros - Hibernian (Scotland Premier League)
Roger Espinoza - Wigan (England Premier League)
Oscar Boniek Garcia - Houston Dynamo (USA MLS)
Luis Garrido - Crvena Zvezda (Serbia SuperLiga)
Alex Lopez - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Mario Martinez - Seattle Sounders (USA MLS)
Andy Najar - DC United (USA MLS)
Aldo Oviedo - Real Espana (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Jerry Bengtson - New England Revolution (USA MLS)
Carlo Costly - Veria (Greece Super League)
Roger Rojas - Olimpia (Honduras Liga Nacional)
Georgie Welcome - Motagua (Honduras Liga Nacional)

Grupos Concachampions 2012

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Santos Laguna 3 3 0 0 12 1 11 9
Toronto 3 2 0 1 9 4 5 6
Águila 4 0 0 4 1 17 -16 0

Herediano 3 3 0 0 4 1 3 9
Real Salt Lake 3 2 0 1 3 1 2 6
Tauro 4 0 0 4 1 6 -5 0

Houston Dynamo 3 2 1 0 8 2 6 7
Olimpia 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 4
FAS 3 0 0 3 1 10 -9 0

Seattle Sounders 3 3 0 0 9 4 5 9
Marathón 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
Caledonia AIA 4 0 1 3 3 8 -5 1

LA Galaxy 3 2 1 0 9 2 7 7
Isidro Metapán 2 1 0 1 5 6 -1 3
Puerto Rico Is.


Andre Hainault on trial with Ross County and more offseason rumblings

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After a quiet start to the offseason, the rumor mill seems to be spinning in Houston.

Over the last few days, reports from the Honduran press said the Dynamo were in discussions with Olimpia for the services of 20 year old midfielder, Alexander Lopez. Lopez acknowledged there has been an offer made by Houston for his services, but added his future is in Olimpia's hands.

Dynamo draw Olimpia, advance to CCL quarterfinals

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For those fans who made their way out to BBVA Compass Stadium (announced attendance 19,462), they definitely got their money worth. The most important fact of the night is this - with the 1-1 draw against Olimpia, the Dynamo have advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals.

The less important facts were the entertaining part.

Dynamo have too much at stake to worry about Olimpia

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I don't ever like to tell Dominic Kinnear what to do, but what the heck. There's a first or 50th time for everything. Dear Dom, don't sweat the CONCACAF Champions League match tomorrow night against Olimpia. It's just not worth it. Fortunately for Dom, arguably the greatest coach-general manager in Major League Soccer history, he Read More

Dynamo at Chicago Fire: Is The Ship Sinking?

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There are eight games left in the Dynamo's 2012 MLS regular season. Eight games to get enough points to stay in fifth place or better and avoid missing the playoffs for the second time in three years. The odds are in the team's favor with several games left against non-playoff teams but after last night's 3-1 loss at Chicago, everyone is right to at least be a little concerned.

Late Toronto goal evens it up against Houston for 1-1 draw

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While Houston extended their 21 match home unbeaten streak, it did not go as they had hoped, as the home Dynamo side let a lead slip away in the final minutes. Toronto FC's Terry Dunfield evened up the score in the closing minutes to tie up the match at 1-1, just five minutes before the final whistle blew.

Dynamo at FAS, 2012 CONCACAF Champions League: Houston Wins 3-1

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The Dynamo went to El Salvador and all they got was a lousy t-shirt...and three points! Goals from Brian Ching, Cam Weaver and Je-Vaughan Watson led Houston over C.D. FAS 3-1.

The switch back to a 4-4-2 formation led to a near dream first half for the Dynamo with goals from Ching and Weaver.

The Rest

3 to see: Liverpool v Chelsea, Paraguay’s Superclasico and a Ligue 1 title face-off

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The Premier League continues to throw up massive fixtures will almost reckless regularity, with Liverpool v Chelsea the pick of the schedule in England this weekend.

Major Link Soccer: Coaching Carousel Edition

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Another day, another CCL win for the Sounders. Seattle scored thrice in the 3-1 win over Caledonia, providing the squad with a stranglehold on Group 4 of the Champions League. Around the rest of the CCL, Toronto was in a relatable position, losing 3-1 to Santos Laguna. Los Angeles hosted the Puerto Rico Islanders and took advantage of home pitch with a 4-0 pantsing.

Londres 2012: Siria olímpica

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07.08.2012 - Eran otros tiempos. Otros atletas, otros dioses, otras civilizaciones. Sobre todo, era otra historia. Los que competían estaban desnudos, simplemente porque la religión no condenaba al cuerpo. Los Juegos Olímpicos honraban al dios Zeus y, para hacerlo, se suspendían las guerras.