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 Place||USD 21,000|
|Fourth Place||USD 18,000|
|Fifth Place||USD 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
|Group A||Group B|
Thursday 22 of January, 2009
Friday 23 of January, 2009
Saturday 24 of January, 2009
Sunday, 25 of January, 2009
Monday 26 of January, 2009
Tuesday 27 of January, 2009
Match for the fifth place
Thursday 29 of January, 2009
|29/01/2009||19:30||Third place Group A||Third Place Group B|
Friday 30 of January, 2009
|30/01/2009||17:00||First Place Group B||Second Place Group A|
|30/01/2009||20:00||First Place Group A||Second Place Group B|
Match for third place
Sunday, 1 of February, 2009
|01/02/2009||15:30||Loser SF #1||Loser SF #2|
Sunday, 1 of February, 2009
|01/02/2009||18:00||Winner SF #1||Winner SF #2|