Comunicaciones was crowned on Tuesday, December 14, in the 2021 Concacaf League for the first time in its history. In 1978 he had managed to lift a similar trophy, but due to calendar situations and disorganization that time he shared the title with two other teams.
The stage to lift the Cup was Doroteo Guamuch Flores against Motagua from Honduras, who had initially tied and traced the adverse score of 2-1 that they were given in Tegucigalpa.
Even so, Comunicaciones, led by Juan Anangonó and José Manuel Contreras, managed to guide the Albo team to turn things around and keep the game and the Concacaf League.
The Ecuadorian shot a hat trick, plus an assist. While Contreras was the key piece that put order and hierarchy in the midfield.
In the end, they managed to beat the blue cyclone 6-3 on aggregate (4-2 in the return final) and lifted the cup that was contested by teams from Central America, the Caribbean and Canada.
Cream happiness overflowed from the National Stadium. It continued to the surrounding streets and they enjoyed this trophy that reaches the windows of one of the most winning teams in Guatemala.
Players and coaching staff joined in that uproar. Captain José Manuel Contreras looked euphoric with the Concacaf League Cup. He celebrated with his teammates, kissed the trophy and even posted a photo in the style of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.
“El Moyo” published a photo on his Instagram account where he is seen lying on a bed with the Concacaf League Cup.
Accompany the image with the message: “Good morning to all creams.” And from there, many of his followers responded to the message in the form of gratitude and one or another with ironies.
“I woke up like this “, published at the time the top gunner of Bayern Munich along with a photo in which he is seen smiling next to the Champions League trophy on the bed of the room of Lisboa where the combined was concentrated Teuton.
José Manuel Contreras was born in Jutiapa on January 19, 1986. He made his debut with Communications in professional soccer in 2004. He played for the Uruguayan teams Arsenal de Sarandí and Fénix, as well as for the Universidad de Concepción in Chile.
In Guatemala he has played for Xelajú, Antigua GFC and Comunicaciones, where his career as a footballer is expected to end. He is one of the players who most identify with the Alba fans.