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Jorge Luis Pinto meeting with Costa Rican Football Federation this week to determine future with Ticos

July 21, 2014

After a brief trip back to his native Colombia, Jorge Luis Pinto is back in Costa Rica to determine his future.

Pinto coached Costa Rica’s national football team, La Sele, to its greatest-ever World Cup performance this year. He’ll be meeting this week with Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefut) President Eduardo Li to decide if the 61-year-old manager will remain in charge of La Sele.

With his contract set to expire, it seems unlikely that Pinto will stay. His name already has been tied to managerial jobs with Venezuela and Perú. But Li said he and Pinto will meet Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss ways to keep the coach in Costa Rica.

“We hope to sit ourselves down and see definitively the position of both parties and if we can come to an agreement,” Li told the daily La Nación.

Although they’ve exchanged some emails, Li said Fedefut and Pinto have not yet any formal contract talks. Pinto expects to meet with the press at the end of the week after discussions have been completed with Fedefut.

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