- Address: Tegucigalpa
- Country: Honduras
- Capacity: 35,000
- Opened: 15 March 1948
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: CD Olimpia (football), Motagua (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio Nacional José de la Paz Herrera Uclés
The stadium is known as a venue for several events. Football crowds at the venue sometimes reached above 50,000. The stadium is named after José de la Paz Herrera Uclés, also known as Chelato Uclés. He was born in Honduras in 1940. José de la Paz Herrera Uclés died in 2021 at the age of 80. He managed football clubs from Costa Rica, Honduras and the United Mexican States. José de la Paz Herrera Uclés also managed the national football teams of Belize and Honduras.
The national football team of Honduras
The national football team of Honduras played numerous matches at the Estadio Nacional José de la Paz Herrera Uclés. In 1982, they played their first-ever FIFA World Cup game. The match between Spain and Honduras ended in a 1-1 draw. Héctor Ramón Zelaya Rivera scored the first-ever FIFA World Cup goal for Honduras in that game, which took place in Spain in front of a crowd of 49,000. The second FIFA World Cup match for Honduras also ended in a 1-1 draw. The national football team of Honduras faced Northern Ireland in that game. Honduras finished fourth place in the first group stage of the 1982 FIFA World Cup. They gathered two points in three matches in the first group stage of the tournament.
CD Olimpia and FC Motagua both use the stadium for home games. CD Olimpia was founded in 1912 and FC Motagua was founded in 1928. They became the first football clubs from the Republic of Honduras with 10 top-flight football league titles. In 1972, CD Olimpia became the first football club from Honduras with a continental championship title. They won the title after winning a two-legged final.