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Costa Rica named as a host nation for Gold Cup 2019

Costa Rica's Estadio Nacional (National Stadium) will be the site of the first two Group B matches for next summer's edition of Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) championship. Costa Rica's first match in the 2019 Gold Cup will be played...

Gustavo Matosas New Coach Of Costa Rica’s National Team

The Uruguayan, Gustavo Matosas is the new coach of Costa Rica's national team, FEDEFUTBOL announced. The move doesn't come as a shock. The former Club America and Leon coach takes over for Oscar Ramirez, whose contract was not renewed following Costa Rica's less than expected...

Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF

(Reuters) Canada have Costa Rica in their cross hairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right preparation they should eventually target regional heavy weights Mexico and the United States. With the buzz from...

World Cup Expectations Raised for Costa Rica

(AP) Francisco Calvo has every right to brag. As a professional, Calvo makes his living playing in the United States for Minnesota United in Major League Soccer. He’s one of the bright young stars that migrated from Central America to join the ranks of...

Safety Fears Force CONCACAF To Cancel Women’s U-17 Event In Nicaragua

North American Football (soccer) CONCACAF cancelled the remainder of its Women’s Under-17 Championship being staged in Nicaragua over safety concerns, said the US-based organization. File Photo On Sunday, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) said the event in Managua was being...

Spain Brings Costa Rica Back To Reality

It was impossible not to spot a "Sele" jersey yesterday. Either red or blue, they were everywhere, at the supermarket, the mall, the airport as Ticos of all sizes and shapes were out to support their national team. But Spain brought Costa Rica back to...

Costa Rica Outplayed U.S. In Historic Defeat

Costa Rica is one step closer to Russia next year, defeating the United States in their home Friday night. The final score was 2-0. Costa Rica's win last night means the national soccer (futbol in Spanish) team maintains its second place, behind Mexico, who has...

Costa Rica Vs. USA Today. Big Game!

The Costa Rican national team take on the United States men's national team this afternoon. And judging by the air time on this morning's television news, it's a pretty big deal in the country, sports newscasters reminding viewers to about the early start time...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States, it took a visit to the GoldCup website to learn the score, the Americans had downed the Ticos 2-0. And the...

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final result. A 4-0 road loss in San Jose last November in World Cup qualifying closed the door on the Jurgen Klinsmann...

Costa Rica To Face U.S. In Gold Cup Semifinals After With Panama

Costa Rica beat Panama 1-0 in Wednesday's quarter-finals Gold Cup play, courtesy of an own goal - 'autogol in Spanish' - by Anibal Godoy,  to reach the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Godoy headed Costa Rica's David Guzman’s free kick into his own net in the...

Big Game Today, Costa Rica Vs. Panama

CONCACAF Gold Cup action continues today, Wednesday, July 19,  as Costa Rica faces Panama in quarterfinal action. The game is being played at the  Lincoln Financial Field, in Philadephpia, USA. Game time is 4:00 pm (Costa Rica time). In Costa Rica the game can be seen...

Nicargua Loses 3-0 To USA In Gold Cup

Photo credit Richard Kruszynski/ISNSoccer.com (Dropbox) Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi’s corner kick in the 88th minute, giving the United States first place in its CONCACAF Gold Cup group with a 3-0 victory over Nicaragua on Saturday night. Panama’s 3-0 win over...

Gold Cup 2017: Costa Rica Defeats French Guiana, Advance To Quarter Finals

Q SPORTS - The Costa Rica national team secured a spot in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter finals with a 3-0 victory over French Guiana on Friday night at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. French Guiana blamed their loss to being forced to...

Costa Rica and Canada Tie In Gold Cup Play in Houston

Francisco Calvo and Alphonso Davies each scored goals in the first-half of the Costa Rica - Canada Gold Cup play in Houston on Tuesday, ending in a 1-1 tie. Davies gave Canada the lead in the 26th minute of play, Calvo responded three minutes before...

Costa Rica-US World Cup Qualifier To Be in New Jersey

(AP) — Plans have been finalized for Costa Rica to play the United States on September 1 in the 2018 World Cup qualifier at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The site was announced Thursday. Recovering from an 0-2 start in the hexagonal, the U.S....

Warriors Touch Down in Costa Rica

Trinidad&Tobago’s senior men’s soccer team arrived in San Jose Sunday evening ahead of Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying encounter against La Sele (Seleccion Nacional), Costa Rica's national team at the Estadio Nacional in La Sabana. The T&T team remained in Denver, Colorado following Thursday’s 2-0...

FIFA Suspends For Life Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li

Eduardo Li, once the darling of Costa Rica soccer, has earned himself a lifetime ban from the FIFA's ethics committee for taking bribes, The FIFA decision was announced Friday. "As a consequence the official is banned for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any...

Ticos Face Pinto And His Team Today At 3:00pm

Q SPORTS - Get ready for another say of soccer (futbol in Spanish) in paradise, as the national team, La Seleccion or Sele, take on Honduras in CONCACAF world cup qualifying. Game time is at 3:00pm local time. After a 2-0 loss to Mexico on Friday,...

Mexico Faces A Great Opponent In Costa Rica’s Sele

Q SPORTS, CUERNAVACA, Mexico - Costa Ricans are euphoric as the national team, the Seleccion Nacional or "Sele" readies to face Mexico, in a World Cup qualifying match today in Mexico City. As these top two teams in the CONCACAF's Hexagonal table square off, the...

Gooooollllll: Costa Rica Takes Down USA 4-0

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - "How nice to be TICO  and see a country like this united regardless of race, colour political creed or favourite team, just to see the Sele (Costa Rican national team) and that clamor to tell the world we are...

Costa Rica Beats Canada 3-2 in 2016 Futsal Championship Play

QCOSTARICA - Frederico Moojen scored twice, but it wasn't enough as Canada fell 3-2 against Costa Rica on Sunday to open the group stage at the 2016 CONCACAF Futsal Championship being held this week in San Jose. Erick Brenes had a pair of goals and Alejandro...

Costa Rica Takes Down Panama

QCOSTARICA SPORTS - Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Sele,  continued their start in World Cup 2018 qualifying, beating Panama 2-1 on Tuesday. Goals by Bryan Ruiz and Marco Ureña half-way through the second half led the Ticos of the second win from their two...

Mexico Favourite Against Costa Rica Today

  (QCOSTARICA SPORTS) CONCACAF heavyweights Mexico and Costa Rica will go head-to-head for a place in the Gold Cup (Copa de Oro) semi-finals when they meet at the MetLife Stadium today, Sunday. La Seleccion (La Sele), Costa Rica's national team, has yet to win one single...

Li Among FIFA Officials Arrested in US Federal Corruption Investigation

(QCOSTARICA) -- Eduardo Li, president of the Federación Costarricense de Fútbol (Fedefútbol) - Costa Rica's Soccer Federation -  is among the FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges, confirmed the U.S. Department of Justice. Li, who was attending the FIFA annual meeting in Zurich, was led...

Canada’s Dominic Oduro Accuses Costa Rica Fans of Racism

QCOSTARICA SPORTS - Montreal Impact winger Dominic Oduro claims fans of Alajuelense were racist towards him as the Canadian side reached its first CONCACAF Champions League final, last at the Morera Soto stadium in Alajuela. Oduro set up the opener, but, were beaten 4-2 in...

FIFA Ranks Costa Rica 13th In The World

COSTA RICA SPORTS - It's official, Costa Rica's national team (La Selección or La Sele in familiar Tico terms) ranked number 13 in the world, ahead of such usual powerhouses as Chile and Britain, and right behind Italy. Within the CONCACAF group of teams, La...

Win Puts Costa Rica Back The Mix

One point? No problem. Coach Pinto says the Ticos will somehow get the 3 points as Costa Rica gets first hex win, 2-0 over Jamaica Following last Friday's loss to the US, Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Sele, recovered from their wintry ordeal with...

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