Brayan Beckeles

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Brayan Beckeles
Personal information
Full name Brayan Antonio Beckeles[1]
Date of birth (1985-11-28) 28 November 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth La Ceiba, Honduras
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Vida 243 (16)
2011–2014 Olimpia 67 (8)
2014–2015 Boavista 27 (0)
2015– Necaxa 24 (0)
National team
2010– Honduras 34 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 September 2014.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2014

Brayan Antonio Beckeles (born 28 November 1985 in La Ceiba, Atlántida, Honduras) is a Honduran football player who currently plays for Club Necaxa in the Liga MX. He is also a member of the Honduran national football team and plays as a defender.[2]

Club career

Early life

Beckeles started his career at hometown club Vida for whom he would make his professional debut and whom he would captain.[3] He then joined giants Olimpia in 2011.[4]


Beckeles made his official debut for the club on 27 July 2011 during the CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round against Santos Laguna in a 3–1 defeat where he scored the only goal for the club.[5]

International career

He made his debut for Honduras in a September 2010 friendly match against Canada. On 26 January 2013, Beckeles scored his first ever goal for the national team in his 11th game, playing at the semi-finals of the 2013 Copa Centroamericana versus Belize. The goal proved to be a crucial one, as Honduras won 1–0 to progress to the final.[6] He has represented his country at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[7] On 7 June 2014, he was sent off for two bookable offences in a World Cup warm-up match against England in Miami.[8]

International goals

Scores and results list Honduras' goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 January 2013 Estadio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica  Belize 1–0 1-0 2013 Copa Centroamericana


  1. "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 11 June 2014. p. 19. Retrieved 11 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Profile on Goal". Retrieved 7 June 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Beckeles: “Lo bueno es que no dependemos de nadie - La Prensa (Spanish)
  4. Beckeles: “Siempre admiré al Olimpia” - La Prensa (Spanish)
  5. "Olimpia cuesta arriba por sus propios errores". El Heraldo. Retrieved 27 July 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. - Honduras - Belize (2013 Copa Centroamericana)
  7. CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details - RSSSF
  8. McNulty, Phil (8 June 2014). "England 0-0 Honduras". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links