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Costa Rica to face Mexico at Estadio Azteca in September
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Costa Rica to face Mexico at Estadio Azteca in September

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 11, 2020

The Costa Rica men's national soccer team will face Mexico next month in an international friendly at the venerable Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. The match, scheduled…

Costa Rica seeks to adapt to new World Cup qualifying format
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica seeks to adapt to new World Cup qualifying format

The Tico Times - July 29, 2020

The Costa Rican men's soccer team will seek to adapt to the changing international scenario, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, in its preparation for the qualification for…

The Octagon: New World Cup qualifying format affecting United States, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The Octagon: New World Cup qualifying format affecting United States, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 27, 2020

Costa Rica will compete with seven other teams next year as it seeks a berth in the FIFA Men's World Cup Qatar 2022. CONCACAF, the ruling body…

FIFA reveals official 2022 Qatar World Cup schedule
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FIFA reveals official 2022 Qatar World Cup schedule

AFP - July 15, 2020

Qatar will kick off the 2022 Men's World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, organizers announced on Wednesday, as they revealed the schedule for…

Soccer shorts: New World Cup qualifier format likely, U20 World Cup in Costa Rica rescheduled
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Soccer shorts: New World Cup qualifier format likely, U20 World Cup in Costa Rica rescheduled

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 16, 2020

While Costa Rica's soccer league has returned, the coronavirus pandemic has had a widespread impact on international sport. We recap the international fútbol news affecting Costa Rica:…

FIFA president says Costa Rica could host World Cup, vows ‘never again’ to corruption scandals in soccer
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Costa Rica
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FIFA president says Costa Rica could host World Cup, vows ‘never again’ to corruption scandals in soccer

AFP and The Tico Times - November 19, 2019

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Tuesday called on world football to "never again" return to the corruption scandals that shook the sport in recent years and led…

Faster path to 2022 World Cup for Costa Rica, United States
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Central America
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Faster path to 2022 World Cup for Costa Rica, United States

The Tico Times - July 11, 2019

New-look North American qualifiers for the FIFA Men's World Cup in 2022 will retain a six-team hexagonal round-robin showdown in the final round while revamping the path…

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…

‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Moving Pictures
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Moving Pictures

The Tico Times - November 29, 2015

“Try this one on,” said the energetic young costumer. She handed me an earth-toned blazer. I slipped my arms through the sleeves and was relieved that it…

FIFA: Sponsor pressure mounts ahead of World Cup draw
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Business
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FIFA: Sponsor pressure mounts ahead of World Cup draw

Kieran Canning | AFP - July 24, 2015

See also: Costa Rica football federation requests overhaul of CONCACAF officiating ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – FIFA will meet with key sponsors Visa, McDonalds and Coca-Cola next month as world football's…