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After 5 months and 3 friendlies, UAE fires coach Pinto
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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After 5 months and 3 friendlies, UAE fires coach Pinto

AFP and The Tico Times - November 30, 2020

The United Arab Emirates on Monday dismissed Colombian Jorge Luis Pinto as coach, five months after his appointment and before the resumption of qualifying for the 2022…

Costa Rica’s Raquel Rodríguez impresses with NWSL goal
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Raquel Rodríguez impresses with NWSL goal

The Tico Times - October 1, 2020

Decorated women's football star Raquel Rodríguez helped the Portland Thorns defeat National Women's Soccer League rivals OL Reign with an impressive goal on Wednesday night. "Rocky" contributed…

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago
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FIFA
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FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago

The Tico Times - September 25, 2020

FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for "grave violations" of its statutes following a local court challenge to its imposition of a new committee, following serious…

Former Colombia, Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto to coach UAE
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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Former Colombia, Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto to coach UAE

AFP and The Tico Times - June 29, 2020

Jorge Luis Pinto, best known for leading Costa Rica to the World Cup quarterfinals, is set to take over the United Arab Emirates national team, the local…

In 2014, oddsmakers expected Costa Rica would not score a single goal
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Sloth kong
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In 2014, oddsmakers expected Costa Rica would not score a single goal

The Tico Times - June 11, 2018

In preparing for the 2018 World Cup, we came across this Tico Times story published just before the 2014 tournament in Brazil. It's a good reminder that…

Panama’s own goal sends Costa Rica into Gold Cup semifinals against the U.S.
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Panama’s own goal sends Costa Rica into Gold Cup semifinals against the U.S.

L. Arias - July 20, 2017

An own goal was enough for Costa Rica to defeat Panama on Wednesday evening in Philadelphia and qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Panamanian Captain Aníbal Godoy…

Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s Sele blanks French Guiana 3-0, advances to quarterfinals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s Sele blanks French Guiana 3-0, advances to quarterfinals

L. Arias - July 15, 2017

Costa Rica's La Sele beat French Guiana 3-0 on Friday and advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals for the tenth consecutive year. Los Ticos benefited from an early…

2017 Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s La Sele draws Canada 1-1
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Costa Rica
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2017 Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s La Sele draws Canada 1-1

L. Arias - July 12, 2017

Costa Rica and Canada both sit atop Group A of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with four points, after playing to a tie on Tuesday night. Both teams are…

VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Tico goalkeeper Keylor Navas continues his winning streak: the Spanish Football League, “La Liga,” has chosen one of his saves for Real Madrid as Best of the 2016-2017 Season.…

Costa Rica’s Sele out of Korea U-20 World Cup
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Sele out of Korea U-20 World Cup

L. Arias - June 1, 2017

Costa Rica’s sub-20 squad fell 2-1 to England on Wednesday in the Round of 16 match of the FIFA World Cup Korea 2017. The loss means the elimination of La…