Honduras beats Haiti 1-0 in Olympic qualifying opener

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Antony Lozano scored in the sixth minute and Honduras held on to beat Haiti 1-0 on Friday night in their Group B opener in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Olympics.

Mexico faced Costa Rica in the second game of the doubleheader.

Seeking its third straight berth in the Olympics and fourth overall, Honduras will play Costa Rica on Sunday in Carson and finish group play Wednesday night against Mexico in Commerce City, Colorado.

Haiti is trying to reach the Olympics for the first time. It will play Mexico on Sunday in Carson and finish against Costa Rica on Wednesday in Commerce City.

The top two teams in the group will advance to the semifinals Oct. 10 in Sandy, Utah.