Tag: costa rica

Previewing the CONCACAF nations at the 2018 World Cup

Outside of the region, little is known about Costa Rica and Panama ahead of their odysseys on the global stage. Along with powerhouse Mexico, we preview what the 2018 World Cup has…

The rise and fall of the enigmatic Paulo Wanchope

Just over 20 years ago, as the team sheets were read out at Old Trafford, Derby County’s new signing, Paulo Wanchope, could still lay claim to being a relative unknown. Signed from Costa…

Honduras and the legendary Copa América odyssey of 2001

High farce in the midst of the projected hosting of a major international football tournament wasn’t an entirely new concept for the Colombian FA in late June 2001. Just over a decade and…