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All eyes on Russia: Costa Rica awaits World Cup draw

December 1, 2017

Costa Rica, along with the other 31 participants in next year’s World Cup, is awaiting the draw today that will determine the groups that will face off next year in Russia. The  participating countries will be organized into eight groups of four by drawing one team from each of four “pots” that have been created according to FIFA rankings. Costa Rica is in Pot Three, which also includes Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt and Senegal.

At the 2013 World Cup Draw, Costa Ricans nationwide heaved a sigh of disappointment when La Sele was thrown to the lions, or so it seemed, in a group alongside soccer titans Italy, England and Uruguay. The rest is Costa Rican soccer history, but despite the glories of 2014, there’s no doubt the country is hoping for an easier ride this time around.

The draw begins in Moscow at 6 pm today, 9 am in Costa Rica. Want to check out La Sele’s possibilities? Try this cool Draw Simulator from The Telegraph in London.

 

 

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