Prize Fund For Copa de Naciones Digicel 2009 Revealed

Digicel and the Central American Football Union (UNCAF), have revealed a total prize fund of US$140,000 for the upcoming Copa de Naciones Digicel 2009.

The Copa de Naciones Digicel 2009, which is taking place in Honduras from January 22nd to February 1st, is the largest football tournament to take place in Central America, with Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama all competing for the grand prize of US$42,000.

The total prize fund is allocated as follows:

First Place USD 42,000
Second Place USD 28,000
Third PlaceUSD 21,000
Fourth PlaceUSD 18,000
Fifth PlaceUSD 14,000
Sixth Place USD 10,000
Seventh Place USD 7,000

Total Prize Money: USD 140,000.00

According to Rafael Tinoco, President of UNCAF, ?As well as being the most important football tournament in Central America, the Copa de Naciones Digicel is also an important qualifier for the CONCACAF Gold Cup which is the largest tournament between Confederation countries.

?Digicel has been a tremendous support to Central American football to date and we are confident that our partnership will continue to flourish and bring more and more benefits to players and football fans in the region.?

Joseph S. Blatter, President of FIFA, also expressed his satisfaction at the organization of the tournament and a keen interest in the matches ahead, as Costa Rica defends its Copa de Naciones Digicel Champions 2008 title. He wished success to each of the nine teams competing in the tournament.

The top five teams from the Copa de Naciones Digicel 2009 will qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, which is organized by UNCAF and takes place every two years with the seven affiliated Central American countries.

Digicel is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Championships which is the equivalent qualifier for Caribbean teams to go through to the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Digicel partners with 15 football federations across its network of operations in the Caribbean and Central America as part of its commitment to the development of football across the region.

Copa de Naciones Digicel 2009
Host: Honduras

Group AGroup B
HondurasCosta Rica
El SalvadorPanama

First Round
Thursday 22 of January, 2009

22/1/200917:00El SalvadorNicaragua

Second Round
Friday 23 of January, 2009

23/01/200919:30Costa RicaPanam?

Third Round
Saturday 24 of January, 2009

24/01/200915:00BeliceEl Salvador

Fourth Round
Sunday, 25 of January, 2009

25/01/200918:00GuatemalaCosta Rica

Fifth Round
Monday 26 of January, 2009

26/01/200919:30HondurasEl Salvador

Sixth Round
Tuesday 27 of January, 2009


Match for the fifth place
Thursday 29 of January, 2009

29/01/200919:30Third place Group AThird Place Group B

Friday 30 of January, 2009

30/01/200917:00First Place Group BSecond Place Group A
30/01/200920:00First Place Group ASecond Place Group B

Match for third place
Sunday, 1 of February, 2009

01/02/200915:30Loser SF #1Loser SF #2

Sunday, 1 of February, 2009

01/02/200918:00Winner SF #1Winner SF #2

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.


add a comment

Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.