Douglas Martinez U-20 WC
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Douglas Martinez Named to Final Roster for Honduras Under-20 World Cup Team

HARRISON, N.J. (May 9, 2017) – New York Red Bulls II forward Douglas Martinez was named to the final roster for Honduras Under-20 World Cup Team, according to the Honduran Federation.

Martinez departed today for Honduras to join the Honduras U-20 National Team in preparation for the Under-20 World Cup taking place in Korea Republic beginning Monday, May 22 at 4 a.m. as Honduras takes on France.

Honduras is paired in Group E with France, Vietnam and New Zealand.

Martinez joined Red Bulls II on loan from Honduran first-division side CD Vida on April 26, 2017.

Martinez debuted for NYRB II this past weekend against Harrisburg City Islanders. He was inserted as a 75th minute substitute and scored his first goal four minutes later in a 3-1 win.

Prior to joining Red Bulls II, Martinez started five of the team’s six matches notching one goal in the U-20 CONCACAF Championship as Honduras qualified for the U-20 World Cup with their second place finish.

Honduras is paired in Group E with France, Vietnam and New Zealand.

  • May 22, 2017 – 4:00 a.m. versus France
  • May 25, 2017 – 7:00 a.m. versus New Zealand
  • May 28, 2017 – 2:00 a.m. versus Vietnam
  • Round of 16: May 31, 2017 – 7:00 a.m.
  • Final: June 11, 2017 – 6:00 a.m.  


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