costa rica men's football
Costa Rica beat Haiti 1-0 in Friday's World Cup qualifier to clinch a spot in the Hexagonal and move one step closer to classification for Russia 2018.
Costa Rica's "La Sele" faces the home team United States on Tuesday in the second round of Copa América Group A.
A rundown of La Sele's' toughest opponents and matchups in Group A as the team prepares to start Copa América play on Saturday.
Costa Rica's 23-man lineup has been announced for June's highly anticipated Copa América tournament. Besides the usual stars, there are some surprises included in coach Óscar Ramírez's roster.
Costa Rica's La Sele is now just one point away from qualifying to the hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying after Tuesday's 3-0 thrashing of Jamaica. A core of shining talents and the mind of head coach Óscar Ramírez have them looking like one of the best in the region.
It was an ugly start to 2016 for Costa Rica's La Sele, which earned two red cards in a sloppy, 1-0 loss to Venezuela.
Óscar Ramírez was officially introduced as the 51st coach of the Costa Rica national men's team on Tuesday. He takes over a team in need of a new identity.
The FIFA rankings for July are expected Thursday, and Costa Rica's national men's football team is expected to drop 27 spots, putting an official tarnish on its historic 2014 campaign.