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Costa Rica mounts rally, stuns mighty Uruguay in massive upset - 14 Jun 2014
Costa Rica stunned Uruguay 3-1 at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza on Saturday, dealing this young World Cup one of its first shocks. Goals from young starlets Joel Campbell and Oscar Duarte and a capper from sub Marco Urena cancelled out a first-half ...
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Hungary defeats Costa Rica 1-0 in World Cup friendly

The Tico Times - 14 Nov 2017
Coming off a brutal 0-5 loss to Spain on Saturday, the Costa Rican Men's National Team was hoping for redemption in Budapest – but it was not to be. Hungary scored in the 36th minute when Nemanja Nikolic redirected the ball into the net past goalie ...
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World Cup 2018: Could Costa Rica Win It?

Q Costa Rica News - 16 Nov 2017
Costa Rica is placed in Pot 3 of the World Cup 2018, which could easily topple the only possible the only two world champions it could face. After all, it did topple Italy in 2014. Joining Costa Rica in Pot 3 are Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Tunisia ...
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Will Pinto return to the World Cup?

The Tico Times - 09 Nov 2017
Under the guidance of head coach Jorge Luis Pinto – famed in Costa Rica for leading La Sele to World Cup glory in 2014 – Honduras will take on Australia on Saturday in the first of two games that will determine which team snags a spot in the 2018 World ...
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World Cup 2018: Who is in each pot and how does the draw work?

BBC Sport - 16 Nov 2017
The Nordic nation had never qualified for a major tournament before Euro 2016, when they beat England on their way to the quarter-finals. Central American nation Panama reached their first World Cup thanks to an 88th-minute winner against Costa Rica, ...
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Lineker, Komandnaya to conduct 2018 World Cup draw

Yahoo India News - 19 Nov 2017
Sweden, which ended Italy's hope of competing in World Cup in the play-off, is among the Pot 3 teams, along with Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal and Iran. Finally, Pot 4 consists of Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco ...
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World Cup 2018: Who's lurking behind the usual suspects?

The Tico Times - 17 Nov 2017
Costa Rica reached the last eight in 2014 and are ranked 22nd, but alongside Iran and Tunisia will still be the teams in the third pot everyone wants to draw. Tunisia and Saudi Arabia both won games in the first of their four finals appearances but ...
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MLS calendar complicates World Cup for Costa Rica's 'legionarios'

Soccer America - 31 Oct 2017
Costa Rica could have as many as eight players on its World Cup team from MLS but the long winter offseason is a concern for the Tico coaching staff. Three players -- Johan Venegas, Francisco Calvo and Marco Urena -- have already finished their seasons ...
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We're ready for World Cup Finals in Russia: 32 teams confirmed

The Independent - 17 Nov 2017
In the Concacaf region, the United States finished below Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Honduras as they failed to secure even a play-off berth. It is the first time since 1986 that they will not compete at a World Cup. The Ivory Coast, Cameroon and ...
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“Sustainable Robots” Face Off at the World Robotic Olympiad

Scientific American - 18 Nov 2017
Carla Gómez (orange shirt, left) and Gabriel Guevara (orange shirt, right), students at the Technology Institute of Costa Rica, along with their classmates Fabián Picado and Karol Quirós (not pictured), designed and built the robot in this photo. The ...
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Official Emblem and Look unveiled for Uruguay 2018 - 16 Nov 2017
Castellanos, the Venezuelan who was awarded the adidas Golden Boot at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 and was a finalist for The Best FIFA Women's Player 2017 and this year's FIFA Puskas Award, was unable to attend the event due ...
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World Cup Power Rankings: How the 2018 Field of 32 Nations Stacks Up

Sports Illustrated - 16 Nov 2017
With the field of the 32 nations who will compete at the World Cup in Russia next summer completed by Peru's success in Lima Wednesday night, there's little time to waste in ranking the sides headed to the showcase event by making an initial assessment ...

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