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Only 10,000 Show For La Sele Game Against Jamaica

What happens when you schedule a game and no one shows up? Well, almost no one. Photos from Twitter That as the case Tuesday when only about 10.000 people arrived at the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium) in La Sabana for the game between La Sele -...

A Security Portocol Was Activated For The Arrival of Keylor Navas in Costa Rica Sunday

Rico's TICO BULL - No, the photo is not of some criminal being escorted by plainclothes police through the hallways of the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose. And no, the shades are not to hide the shame from the cameras. No, nothing like...

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...

Confirmed, Jorge Luis Pinto was hired in Costa Rica1

The Colombian coach, Jorge Luis Pinto, who took Costa Rica's national team to a new in the World Cup 2104 in Brazil, and then fired, will be back again in Costa Rica later this month. Though if he will be hired back to coach La...

Jorge Luis Pinto Seems Willing To Resume The ‘Sele’

Following their poor 2018 performance at the World Cup in Russia, Costa Rica's national team was left without a coach, the Fedefutol promptly parting company with Oscar. The same after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, despite that four years ago the Ticos managed...

Costa Rica Looks to Exit World Cup With Win Against Switzerland

Though they failed to qualify for the 16 round, Costa Rica's national team is looking to leave the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with a victory. Losing 1-0 to Serbia and 2-0 to Brazil in the first two games, Costa Rica, eliminated 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...

Costa Rica Expected With Run To Last 8

Despite losing their last two consecutive friendlies, 4-1 against Belgium on Monday and last Thursaday, 2-0 to England (winning against Northern Ireland 3-0 on June3) , Costa Rica's national team are expected to run to the last 8 in real World Cup 2018 play...

Toyota Costa Rica Challenges 2018 World Cup Players Reminiscent Of Italy 1990

Like they did in 1990, Purdy Motors, the exclusive dealer for Toyota in Costa Rica, will give each player of the Seleccion (national team) a brand new Toyota Corolla if they manage to reach the quarterfinals in the World Cup in Russia, just as...

“Si Se Puede” President Alvarado Tells The National Team Ahead of The World Cup

Futbol or soccer fever is heating up in Costa Rica as La Seleccion, the national team, heads into Russia for their first World Cup 2018 game in two weeks, on June 17 against Serbia.   That fever will be on display today, in La Sabana, when...

Costa Rica to Offset National Team’s World Cup Carbon Footprint

Costa Rica will offset its national soccer team’s carbon footprint during the 2018 World Cup in Russia by purchasing bonds that help fund an environmental project, officials said Wednesday. The initiative is the fruit of an alliance between Costa Rica’s soccer federation and the...

Arrival Of World Cup Tropy Awakens Emotion and Passion In Costa Ricans

The World Cup trophy that will be presented to the winner of the World Cup 2018 in Russia later this year landed in Costa Rica at 11 a.m. Saturday and after the ceremonial acts it was taken to the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium) where...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.   #costarica #futbol De la angustia al éxtasis en 90 minutos #estadio #puravida #rusia2018🏆 A post shared by...

PURA VIDA IN RUSSIA!

At minute 90+4, a headbutt by Kendall Waston from a center shot by Bryan Ruiz tied the game and earned the Costa Rica national team the needed point for a trip to Russia in 2018. Waston, who appeared like a giant, a head taller than...

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...

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...

Gold Cup Quarter Finals: “Concacaf 1- 0 Costa Rica”

(QCOSTARICA SPORTS) After the Mexico - Costa Rica quarter finals Gold Cup game last night, Mexican journalist David Faitelson for ESPN Deportes tweeted about the serious referee error that Costa Rica the game and out of the Gold Cup, advancing Mexico to the semi-finals. The...

Scraping By!

(QCOSTARICA SPORTS) With three ties and no wins Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Selección (Sele), moves ahead into the quarter finals of the Gold Cup (Copa de Oro in Spanish). The tie also sends the Canadians packing after losing their third consecutive game.  Against...

Ticas Pull Out Tie With South Korea

(QCOSTARICA) Despite facing a bigger, faster, more talented squad in South Korea, the Costa Rican Women's Soccer All-star team held on in gritty performance to pull out a last minute 2-2 tie in the FIFA World Cup being held in Canada. This puts them...

Goalkeepers Expected To Steal The Show Today in The Friendly Between Costa Rica and Spain

(QCOSTARICA SPORTS) Promising a team reminiscent of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Costa Rica's coach Paulo Wanchope is confident the Seleccion (national team) will beat Spain in the international friendly to be played this afternoon (Thursday). As Costa Rica and Spain are face each...

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...

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