Herediano defeats Alajuelense in first leg of Apertura semifinal
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Herediano defeats Alajuelense in first leg of Apertura semifinal

AFP / The Tico Times - December 3, 2018

C.S. Herediano defeated L.D. Alajuelense, 2-1, at home Sunday in the first leg of the semifinals of the Costa Rican soccer tournament. A brace by Yendrick Ruiz,…

Costa Rica to host historic Gold Cup matches in 2019
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Costa Rica to host historic Gold Cup matches in 2019

AFP / The Tico Times - November 27, 2018

Costa Rica will host group matches during the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which for the first time will play part of the regional tournament in Central America,…

Campbell stars as Costa Rica beats Peru, 3-2
La Sele
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La Sele
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Campbell stars as Costa Rica beats Peru, 3-2

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 21, 2018

The Costa Rican men’s national soccer team concluded its calendar year on a positive note Tuesday with a 3-2 victory over Peru. Jonathan McDonald, Allan Cruz and…

La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1
La Sele
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La Sele
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La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2018

One of La Sele’s shining moments happened right there, at the Red Bull Arena, a little over a year ago. Those 13 months seemed like a distant…

Ex-Uruguay star Gustavo Matosas will lead La Sele
La Sele
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La Sele
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Ex-Uruguay star Gustavo Matosas will lead La Sele

AFP - October 9, 2018

Former Uruguay soccer star Gustavo Matosas has been appointed as the new coach of Costa Rica’s Men’s National Team, the country's football federation announced on Tuesday. The…

Costa Rica blanked by Japan, 3-0
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica blanked by Japan, 3-0

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 11, 2018

Costa Ricans awoke Tuesday morning to another disheartening result from their men’s national team. Despite a promising first half, La Sele fell to Japan, 3-0, in a…

Navas starts for Real despite Courtois arrival
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Navas starts for Real despite Courtois arrival

AFP - August 20, 2018

MADRID, Spain—Keylor Navas held on to his place as Real Madrid's starting goalkeeper on Sunday despite the arrival of Thibaut Courtois as the European champions kicked off…

Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way
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Soccer
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Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2018

Drums beat, a cluster of rowdy fans dances nonstop, and the concrete stands shake. The World Cup may be over, but Costa Rica’s passion for soccer never…

No more Messi? Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies
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Argentina
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No more Messi? Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

AFP - August 17, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina—Barcelona star Lionel Messi was left out of the first post-World Cup Argentina squad announced on Friday ahead of four upcoming friendlies. The move was…

New interim coach for La Sele: former defender Ronald González
La Sele
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La Sele
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New interim coach for La Sele: former defender Ronald González

AFP and Tico Times - August 1, 2018

Former defender Ronald González was named the new interim coach for Costa Rica’s national men's soccer team on Wednesday. He’ll lead the team for two friendly matches…