costa rica women's soccer
Shirley Cruz's golazo with the Costa Rica women's national team has been selected as one of the world's best this year.
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.
Jordyn Huitema's tap-in finish was the difference in a match that was otherwise highlighted by Costa Rica's organized defense.
Costa Rica’s Olympic dreams will be decided by a final 90 minutes.
The United States is undefeated against Costa Rica, with a 16-0-0 record all-time.
A brace from Raquel Rodríguez helped the Costa Rica women's national team defeat Haiti.
The Costa Rica women's national soccer team beat Panama, 6-1, to begin the final round of Olympic qualifying Tuesday night.
Costa Rica is ranked 37th in the FIFA women's rankings, behind fellow CONCACAF members the United States (1st), Canada (8th) and Mexico (26th).
The Costa Rican men's national soccer team will face a difficult road to the 2020 Olympics.
The result earned Codea Alajuelense's first title, but perhaps more notably, it marked an important step for women's soccer in Costa Rica.