Honduran football player Orvin Cabrera dies

Honduran football player Orvin ”Pato” Cabrera has died after a

two-year battle against liver cancer, his family has announced. He

was 33.

Cabrera played with the Honduran national youth team in the

under-20 World Cup in Qatar, in 1995, and for Real Espana, Olimpia,

Marathon and Vida in the Honduran national championship.

His illness forced him to retire from football at the beginning

of 2009. He will be buried on Wednesday in San Pedro Sula, a city

180 kilometers to the north of capital Tegucigalpa.

Cabrera is survived by his wife Narlim Xiomara Morales and two

children Nayehly Carolina and Orvin Asiel.