Costa Rica played his last game before Qatar World Cup 2022 at home. He did it with a solvent 2-0 victory over his similar Nigeria in a match played at San Jose National.
Luis Fernando Suarez carried out a very demanding rehearsal against a strong and professional team, beyond the fact that the Africans have reached Costa Rica with a selection full of young prospects. He did not summon the figures of him.
The Ticos, in the same way, did it with a stellar team throwing a ‘b’ taking into account that most of the legionnaires have not joined as their figure Keylor Navas.
But it did have players like Joel Campbell Y Bryan Ruiz, a player who will retire after the World Cup. The goals of the Central American squad were scored by Oscar Duarte Y Kendall Watsonwho entered in the second half.
The fans responded to the tricolor team by filling the stadium and in their farewell they leave with all the honors heading to qatarthe World Cup fair they reached via playoffs and eliminating New Zealand.
Costa Rica leaves tomorrow at noon to the Middle East. First they will make a camp in Kuwait to then take flight to Qatar, country of the World Cup.
On Thursday, La Sele will play a final friendly against Iraq to later settle on November 18 in qatar Well, on Wednesday, November 23, debut in the world Cup against Spainthat at 10 in the morning for Group B. On December 27 and 1 they will play against Japan Y Germanyrespectively.
Costa Rican lineup: Stephen Alvarado; Daniel Chacón, Óscar Duarte, Bryan Oviedo, Bryan Ruiz, Joel Campbell, Carlos Martínez, Douglas López, Roan Wilson, Anthony Hernández and Álvaro Zamora.
Nigerian line-up: Bankol; Ogbonda, Ohaka, Ejeh, Paul, Akanni, Ezekiel, Watlai, Nosiru, Nwobodo, and Bamaiyi.
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The Costa Rican National Team says goodbye to its fans defeating Nigeria and heads to the World Cup in Qatar