Henry Mejía

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Henry Mejía
Surname Henry Darío Mejía Reyes
birthday March 13, 1991
place of birth BambúHonduras
date of death May 21, 2014
Place of death La CeibaHonduras
position Defender
Years station
0000-2009 CD Rio Esteban
2009–2012 Victoria La Ceiba
Years station Games (goals) 1
2012-2013 Victoria La Ceiba 12 (0)
1 Only league games are given.
As of May 23, 2014

Henry Darío Mejía Reyes (born March 13, 1991 in Bambú , Colón Department , † May 21, 2014 in La Ceiba , Atlántida Department ) was a Honduran football player.


Mejía was born in 1991 in the village of Bambú , a suburb of Balfate in the Department of Colón , and grew up in the neighboring Río Esteban .

Football career

Mejía started his active football career in adolescence with CD Río Esteban on the side of the later Honduran national player Romell Quioto . In early 2009 he left Río Esteban and switched to Juveníl A of the CD Victoria . There Mejía celebrated his professional debut on July 29, 2012 against CD Motagua as part of the Torneo Apertura of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional de Honduras . After his debut in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional de Honduras, he played in eleven other games of the LNP Honduras before suffering a stroke in December 2012 in the game against CD Olimpia . After his stroke and an associated acute kidney failure , he ended his active career. During the time of his illness, his association CD Victoria donated part of the entrance fee for the dialysis of Mejía.


About a year after his stroke, Mejia died of cardiac arrest on May 21, 2014 in La Ceiba in the Atlántida department . Two days later, the 23-year-old soccer player was buried in Balfate .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d e f Muere Henry Mejía, ex jugador del Victoria, por un paro cardíaco
  2. Henry Mejía: “Ha sido un golpe muy duro para mí”  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@ 2Template: Dead Link / www.tiempo.hn  
  3. ^ Henry Mejía "Necesito ayuda para tratarme la insuficiencia renal"
  4. ^ Muere Henry Mejía, ex jugador del Victoria, por un paro cardíaco
  5. Olimpia, tricampeón nacional
  6. Muere de paro Cardiaco Henry Mejía, ex jugador del Victoria
  7. ^ Fallció ex jugador del Victoria Henry Darío Mejía
  8. Sensible fallecimiento del exjugador del Victoria ( Memento of the original from May 23, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / televicentro.hn