La Sele names squad for upcoming qualifiers against Mexico, Honduras
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La Sele names squad for upcoming qualifiers against Mexico, Honduras

L. Arias - March 17, 2017

Head Coach Óscar Ramírez announced the list of 25 players who will begin preparing next Sunday for the next two qualifying games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia against…

Costa Rican footballer Bryan Ruíz wins CONCACAF Player of the Year Award
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Costa Rican footballer Bryan Ruíz wins CONCACAF Player of the Year Award

Michael Krumholtz - January 18, 2017

La Sele captain Bryan Ruíz was announced as the 2016 CONCACAF Player of the Year Wednesday after a fan and media vote chose the Tico as the…

Costa Rica humiliates the United States 4-0 in World Cup qualifier
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Costa Rica humiliates the United States 4-0 in World Cup qualifier

Michael Krumholtz - November 15, 2016

Flickering lights from cell phone cameras and the constant blaring of horns among the red-clad aficionados at a sold out National Stadium Tuesday night set the scene for…

Costa Rica seeking revenge against the United States
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Costa Rica seeking revenge against the United States

Michael Krumholtz - November 15, 2016

The last time Costa Rica lined up against the United States, a nightmare unfolded on Chicago's Soldier Field where the U.S. beat La Sele 4-0 in the…

Costa Rica returns with full-strength lineup in last step toward World Cup qualifying
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Costa Rica returns with full-strength lineup in last step toward World Cup qualifying

Michael Krumholtz - November 3, 2016

To beat the best, you better bring your best. For one of the first times under Óscar Ramírez's regime, the Costa Rican national football team will have…

Costa Rica tops Russia 4-3 in road friendly
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Costa Rica tops Russia 4-3 in road friendly

Michael Krumholtz - October 9, 2016

If Sunday's 4-3 win over future World Cup host Russia was any indication, Costa Rica's men's national team will be right at home if it qualifies for the…

La Sele pummels Panama 3-1 to win World Cup qualifying group
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La Sele pummels Panama 3-1 to win World Cup qualifying group

Michael Krumholtz - September 6, 2016

So far, so good for Costa Rica en route to the 2018 World Cup. "La Sele" topped Panama 3-1 Tuesday night at the National Stadium in San…

La Sele looks to clinch spot for final round of World Cup qualifying
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La Sele looks to clinch spot for final round of World Cup qualifying

Michael Krumholtz - September 1, 2016

One point is all Costa Rica needs to move on to the final round of World Cup qualifying. Whether it's through a win or a tie in…

Final thoughts from Costa Rica’s short-lived Copa América: Is Ramírez in the hot seat?
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Final thoughts from Costa Rica’s short-lived Copa América: Is Ramírez in the hot seat?

Michael Krumholtz - June 14, 2016

A golden opportunity for Costa Rica's golden generation turned into a dud with its ill-fated Copa América performance, where La Sele failed to follow the hype from…

Costa Rica shows signs of life in thrilling 3-2 win over Colombia
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Costa Rica shows signs of life in thrilling 3-2 win over Colombia

Michael Krumholtz - June 11, 2016

HOUSTON, Texas – It took less than two minutes for Costa Rica to prove to the world that it still had some fight left in it. Young striker Johan…