A few days ahead of the Atlanta Silverbacks’ international friendly against Guatemalan side Club Xejula MC, atlantasilverbacksfc.com decided it was time for another trivia challenge for the Silverbacks players. Before the team went to Canada to play FC Edmonton earlier this season, we put our players’ knowledge of Canada to the test.
Now, with a Guatemalan team coming in on Saturday, it was time to quiz the team about a different country. Taking part in this quiz were goalkeeper Eric Ati, who was the champion of the Canada Trivia Challenge, and midfielders Danny Barrera and Scott Rojo. Their responses will be posted on Friday, but first atlantasilverbacksfc.com wants to see how much YOU know about the country of Guatemala. Good luck!
1. What are the colors of the Guatemalan flag?
2. What is the capital city of Guatemala?
3. True or False: The capital city of Guatemala has never changed?
4. What Central American countries are on each side of Guatemala?
5. What is the nickname of the Guatemalan national team?
6. Who is the all-time leading scorer for the Guatemalan men’s national team? (Hint: He currently plays for D.C. United and has played for F.C. Dallas, LA Galaxy, and Toronto F.C in the past.)
7. Has Guatemala ever qualified for a FIFA World Cup?
8. What ancient civilization lived in Guatemala: Aztecs, Incans, Mayans, or Native Americans?
9. In what 1970’s blockbuster movie were the Mayan Ruins used as a rebel base?
10. What conquistador defeated the Mayans in the 1600’s?
To purchase tickets to Saturday’s match against Club Xelaju MC, call 404-969-4900 or visit atlantasilverbacksfc.com. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.