U.S. vs. Honduras

Coup-torn Honduras eyes World Cup spot

October 5, 2009
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Living in a divided nation, Hondurans have dealt with months of protests and huge foreign aid losses as two leaders have struggled for control of their country since a June coup.

Saturday, however, may provide a respite when the national soccer team faces the United States. A victory would be a giant step toward qualifying the tiny Central American country for only its second World Cup.

In fact, if No. 42 Honduras beats the 11th-ranked United States ...

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