“It’s like hell, you cannot imagine what happens there” said one former Australia coach when asked about playing in places such as Honduras. Hell will indeed be the reality for the Socceroos when they face the Central American side in San Pedro Sula. The Aussies will travel to Honduras and one of the most-dangerous cities on earth, as they look to secure their fourth consecutive World Cup berth.
While avoiding the United States was seen as a blessing, the Socceroos must now be wondering if they’ve been let off lightly after all. Throw in the fact both games will be played in the space of five days, including 24-hours of transpacific travel, and this could be a gruelling tie for both nations. Continue reading