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Honduras qualifies for 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and 2017 U-20 World Cup with 2-1 win over Costa Rica

Douglas Martinez and the Honduras U-20s had a good day at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship.

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If Douglas Martinez is right - and Once A Metro has no reason to believe he is not - then he will join New York Red Bulls II after returning from the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Costa Rica. But he will be there to the end of the tournament after he and his Honduras U-20 Men's National Team colleagues beat Costa Rica, 2-1, in their final game of the Championship's Classification Stage.

The result sends Honduras through to the final of the CONCACAF Championship, where it will chase its first regional U-20 title since 1994 (when Honduras hosted the tournament). And as one of the top two in their three-team Classification Stage group, Los Catrachos also qualify for the 2017 U-20 World Cup.

Martinez has been a regular for Honduras throughout the CONCACAF tournament. He started against Costa Rica, playing the full game and picking up a yellow card in the 78th minute.

The CONCACAF U-20 Championship final will be played on March 5. Honduras must wait for the conclusion of the Classification Stage game between the USA and El Salvador on March 3 to learn its opponent in the final (which will be either the USA, El Salvador or Mexico; count the Americans as favorites to make the Championship game).