Liga Nacional De Ascenso De Honduras
Liga de Ascenso (Promotion League) is the second division of Honduran football; it was founded on 17 December 1979 as Segunda División (Second Division) and renamed Liga de Ascenso (Promotion League) on 21 July 2002. The league is divided into 4 groups: zona norte-occidente, zona de Santa Bárbara, Cortés, Ocotepeque y Copán, zona centro-sur-oriente A, zona centro-sur-oriente B in which the top 2 teams qualify for the national quarterfinals. The champion of the opening and closing tournament compete for the promotion to Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras. The last team is relegated to Liga Mayor de Futbol de Honduras.