Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open
Costa Rica

Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium thanks to a 81st minute strike from Keysher Fuller that blew qualification from World Cup Group E wide open. Giant killers Japan who shocked Germany in the opening round hardly got a foothold in the game and would be left ruing their chances to […]

Costa Rica

/ 64 days ago

Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium thanks to a 81st minute strike from Keysher Fuller that blew qualification from World Cup Group E wide open. Giant killers Japan who shocked Germany in the opening round hardly got a foothold in the game and would be left ruing their chances to […]

Costa Rica

/ 67 days ago

Spain lay down a marker with Costa Rica victory

It was clear prior to the 2022 World Cup that Luis Enrique had his Spain team organized. They had been progressing well since Euro 2020 and expected to reach the semi-finals in Qatar. Whilst it’s not always wise to draw conclusions from one match, the 7-0 dismantling of Costa Rica was eye-opening. So dominant was […]

Costa Rica

/ 87 days ago

Costa Rica name squad for World Cup 2022

Costa Rica officially announced their 26-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. The Central American nation became just the second team to release their roster after Japan did on Tuesday. Captain Bryan Ruiz will make his third World Cup appearance for his country. The former Fulham star previously captained his team for the […]

Canada

/ 205 days ago

Canada and Costa Rica qualify for 2023 Women's World Cup

Monterrey (Mexico) (AFP) – Canada and Costa Rica qualified for the 2023 Women's World Cup on Friday after winning group stage matches at the CONCACAF W tournament. Julia Grosso scored in the 64th minute to give Canada, the reigning Olympic champion, a 1-0 victory over Panama while Cristin Granados netted two first-half goals in Costa […]
ByAFP

Costa Rica

/ 229 days ago

Costa Rica claim last World Cup place with victory over New Zealand

Doha (AFP) – Costa Rica became the last team to qualify for this year's World Cup as Joel Campbell's early goal gave the Central Americans a nervy 1-0 win over New Zealand in a play-off on Tuesday. Former Arsenal forward Campbell netted in the third minute in Doha and New Zealand, who were reduced to […]
ByAFP

Costa Rica

/ 238 days ago

Costa Rica and Peru World Cup playoffs to air on FOX Sports

Excitement is building for the Costa Rica and Peru World Cup playoffs scheduled for June 13-14. As a consequence, FOX Sports are televising the upcoming World Cup qualifiers that determine the final two teams at Qatar 2022. The final two places feature teams from CONCACAF, Oceania, Asia and CONMEBOL battling it out. First, Peru plays […]

Costa Rica

/ 264 days ago

Peru and Costa Rica World Cup Qualifiers to air on Telemundo

Soccer fans wondering who will broadcast the Peru and Costa Rica World Cup Qualifiers won't have to stress any longer. This June, World Soccer Talk has learned that Telemundo will broadcast two major World Cup qualifiers to viewers in the United States. The games featured are Peru versus Australia, as well as Costa Rica against […]

Costa Rica

/ 558 days ago

Costa Rica edge Jamaica to claim Group C at Gold Cup

Los Angeles (AFP) – Bryan Ruiz's headed second-half goal was all Costa Rica would need to beat Jamaica 1-0 and claim first place in Group C at the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament on Tuesday at Exploria Stadium in Florida. Costa Rica, who survived a red card to their goalkeeper Leonel Moreira, needed only a draw […]
ByAFP

Costa Rica

/ 562 days ago

Jamaica, Costa Rica rally to win Group C games in Gold Cup

Los Angeles (AFP) – Junior Flemmings notched the winning goal as Jamaica came from behind to beat Guadeloupe 2-1 on Friday in Group C of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Guadeloupe took the lead after just four minutes at the Exploria Stadium in Orlando, when Dimitri Ramothe's blast deflected off Jamaica defender Amari'i Bell and snuck […]
ByAFP

Costa Rica

/ 566 days ago

Jamaica, Costa Rica win Gold Cup Group C openers

Los Angeles (AFP) – Shamar Nicholson and Bobby Reid powered Jamaica past Suriname and Costa Rica downed Guadeloupe in the opening Gold Cup Group C games in Orlando on Monday. Nicholson scored in the sixth minute to put Jamaica ahead with his third career Gold Cup goal and first international strike in two years. Fulham […]
ByAFP