Coach Luis Fernando Suarez learned the hard way that Honduras are not ready for the World Cup in a 2-0 loss to Turkey.
Turkey capitalised on poor finishing from the Republic of Ireland as they grabbed a 2-1 win in Dublin.
UEFA have approved the launch of a Nations League from 2018, with the new tournament to be played every second year.
The Republic of Ireland will face Turkey in a friendly international in Dublin on Sunday, May 25.
Albania manager Gianni De Biasi has revealed he is struggling to persuade Adnan Januzaj to play for his side.
Northern Ireland lost 1-0 in Friday's friendly in Turkey, as Roy Carroll and Chris Baird gifted the hosts a soft goal.
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