ATLANTA (AP) — Vince Dooley's name finally is being placed on a field — far away from Georgia's Sanford Stadium.
The 82-year-old Dooley, who won 201 games and the 1980 national championship at Georgia, will be in Honduras on March 19 for the dedication of the Vince Dooley Field. The soccer facility is located at an elementary and middle school in the Agalta Valley.
It will be Dooley's third trip to Honduras, where he has supported efforts to provide youth an alternative to gang and drug violence. Dooley assisted in planning the landscaping, including 160 hedges around the field.
A scoreboard donated by Coca-Cola bears Dooley's name. FIFA provided soccer goals. Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández will attend the dedication.
Some Georgia fans have called for Dooley's name to be on Sanford Stadium.