Central American Handball Trophy

Short History

     The Central American Handball Trophy was a men's international handball competition that was governed by PATHF. It was a competition for men's developing handball nations of Central America. It also served as a qualifying tournament for the Pan American Handball Trophy. The first edition was held in 2012 in Nicaragua. However, it was held only twice, last in 2014, and in 2018, IHF suspended PATHF.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 2012 Nicaragua 23 - 28 June 2012 6 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 2014 El Salvador 23 - 28 June 2014 6 nations 11 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 2012 Nicaragua GUATEMALA Costa Rica Nicaragua
2. 2014 El Salvador GUATEMALA Honduras Nicaragua

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 2012 Nicaragua Guatemala - Costa Rica 31-24 Nicaragua - El Salvador 24-20 Guatemala - El Salvador 32-10
Costa Rica - Nicaragua 32-18
2. 2014 El Salvador Guatemala - Honduras 34-18 Nicaragua - El Salvador 35-28 Guatemala - Nicaragua 39-20
Honduras - El Salvador 26-20

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