After canceling a scheduled friendly against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines because of travel itinerary complications, Costa Rica's Football Federation has now gone to Plan B: a Dec. 15 friendly against Nicaragua in Liberia.
Costa Rica's football team has found its groove again under new head coach Óscar Ramírez after going nearly a year without a win. Here's three reasons why the man they call "Macho" should have his selection peaking in time for World Cup qualifying play.
Counting down the top 10 goals in Costa Rica football history. Included on the list are Tico legends, like Rolando Fonseca and Paulo Wanchope, as well as some modern mainstays like Bryan Ruíz and Joel Campbell.
As international football remains clouded by allegations of corruption within its highest governing body, two officiating controversies in four days at the Gold Cup have cast even more doubt over the sport's integrity.
Mexico and Costa Rica, two giants of the region's football landscape, have shrunk down to size amid competition in the Gold Cup. As they enter Sunday's quarterfinal match, both sides are looking to make up for blown opportunities in the group stage that saw seemingly sure victories turn into draws.