Mexico’s Tigres defeat Costa Rica’s Herediano to advance in Champions League
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Mexico’s Tigres defeat Costa Rica’s Herediano to advance in Champions League

AFP and The Tico Times - February 28, 2018

Los Tigres, of Mexico, defeated Costa Rica's Club Sport Herediano 3-1 Tuesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of this year's CONCACAF Champions League. Enner Valencia of…

Saprissa Stadium evacuated after bomb scare
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La Sele
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Saprissa Stadium evacuated after bomb scare

Katherine Stanley - September 3, 2017

As the clock ticked down on Sunday's faceoff between the Saprissa and Grecia soccer clubs, it seemed like the most memorable aspect of the game would be…

Costa Rican footballer Álvaro Saborío suddenly retires due to ‘unfair insults’
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican footballer Álvaro Saborío suddenly retires due to ‘unfair insults’

Michael Krumholtz - February 9, 2017

Just a month into his one-year contact with famed Costa Rican club Saprissa, forward Álvaro Saborío suddenly called it quits Thursday. In a revealing press conference, the 34-year-old…

Former Costa Rica football coach Paulo Wanchope hired as new Saprissa general manager
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Fútbol
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Former Costa Rica football coach Paulo Wanchope hired as new Saprissa general manager

Michael Krumholtz - November 11, 2015

Three months after resigning from his post as the head coach of Costa Rica's national men's football team, Paulo Wanchope will now take the reigns of the country's…

Costa Rica’s Saprissa signs San Diego footballer
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Fútbol
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Costa Rica’s Saprissa signs San Diego footballer

Zach Dyer - June 6, 2015

San José football club Saprissa signed San Diego, California native Ramón Martín del Campo on Friday. The 22-year-old defender was born in Hermosillo, Mexico and moved to…

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Alajuelense, Herediano face off in Costa Rican soccer finals

AFP - May 14, 2015

https://twitter.com/YashinQuesada/status/598900816330690560 Alajuelense will face Herediano in Costa Rica’s soccer finals despite its 1-0 loss Wednesday before its fiercest rival, the champion Saprissa. Alajuelense won the ticket to…

CONCACAF Round-up
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Saprissa pounds Kansas City to advance to CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals

Álvaro Sánchez - October 24, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSp3CUuPXA In a hard-fought match marked by an aggressive host team and a less-than-stellar performance by the visiting U.S. squad Sporting Kansas City, Costa Rica’s Saprissa qualified…

Costa Rican defender Michael Umaña signs with top Iranian club following World Club success
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La Sele
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Costa Rican defender Michael Umaña signs with top Iranian club following World Club success

AFP - August 19, 2014

TEHRAN -- Costa Rica international defender Michael Umaña has signed a two-year deal with Iranian club Persepolis. The 32-year-old Umaña has been capped 86 times by his…

‘The Classic’ turns violent: A horse-punching teenager and 69 others arrested at Sunday match between rivals La Liga and Saprissa
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‘The Classic’ turns violent: A horse-punching teenager and 69 others arrested at Sunday match between rivals La Liga and Saprissa

The Tico Times - July 21, 2014

Police detained 70 rowdy fans Sunday near the National Stadium before the Costa Rican Classic, a rivalry match between San José's Saprissa football squad and Alajuela's La Liga. Among those…

Costa Rica’s most famous soccer club reveals a new look
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Costa Rica’s most famous soccer club reveals a new look

Matt Levin - January 24, 2014

Costa Rica's popular soccer club Saprissa had a grand unveiling of their new uniforms and clothing line. At Saprissa Stadium on Friday night, fans had themselves a…