Honduras thrash New Caledonia by 5-0

Guwahati, Oct 11:
Honduras pumped in five goals without reply against tournament debutants New Caledonia to record an emphatic win in their second group game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here today.
Carlos Mejia (25th and 42nd) and Patrick Palacios (51st and 88th) struck twice each while Joshua Canales scored the other goal in the 27th minute in the Group E match.
Honduras, who had lost to Japan 1-6 in their campaign opener, now have three points from today’s win and they are still contention for a knock-out berth. They play against France on October 14 in their final group game. (PTI)