The Central American Cup 2013 kicked off on Friday in San Jose, Costa Rica, with a couple of the MLS players making waves. The biannual soccer tournament has been around since 1991 and the host started with a victory over Belize.
Costa Rica defeated Belize 1-0 on Friday in the inauguration day of the tournament in San Jose. The lone goal was made by Jairo Arrieta Obando who is currently playing in the MLS for the Columbus Crew.
The other game, on the same day, of group A was played by Guatemala and Nicaragua. They tied their game 1-1 leaving them tied for second place with a point each after Costa Rica with three points.
The goals were scored by defender Josué Abraham Quisano Potosme of Nicaragua and by David Espinoza of Guatemala.
Group B that consists of only three teams had a game on Friday as well. Honduras tied with El Salvador 1-1. The third team is Panama and plays El Salvador on Sunday afternoon.
The goals made by forward Jerry Bengtson of Honduras who plays for the New England Revolution, and Rafael Burgos for El Salvador who is currently playing the Hungarian soccer league.
Since 1991, the inauguration of the tournament, Costa Rica has won the title the most, nine trophies.