FIFA Qatar 2022: Former Arsenal Player Campbell Fires Costa Rica To World Cup

With their victory over New Zealand, Costa Rica became the final team to earn a spot in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

Joel Campbell, an ex-Arsenal player, scored Costa Rica’s opening goal of the intercontinental play-off in the third minute.

As a result of Kosta Barbarouses’ substitution, New Zealand finished the game with 10 men after he fouled Francisco Calvo.

On November 23, Costa Rica will play 2010 World Cup champions Spain in their opening match of the tournament, which starts on November 21.

Read Also:Qatar 2022: Wales Defeat Ukraine To Reach World After 64 Years

In Group E, which also includes four-time champion Germany and a Japan team that has moved past the group stage in three of the last five competitions, Luis Fernando Suarez’s team, ranked 31st in the world, will compete.

With their third consecutive appearance, Costa Rica will have qualified for the World Cup six times in total.

Their best effort came in 2014, when they advanced to the quarterfinals and won their group, which also included Uruguay, Italy, and England. They then defeated Greece on penalties in the last 16 and fell to the Netherlands in a shootout.

As a result of Kosta Barbarouses’ substitution, New Zealand finished the game with 10 men after he fouled Francisco Calvo.

On November 23, Costa Rica will play 2010 World Cup champions Spain in their opening match of the tournament, which starts on November 21.

In Group E, which also includes four-time champion Germany and a Japan team that has moved past the group stage in three of the last five competitions, Luis Fernando Suarez’s team, ranked 31st in the world, will compete.

With their third consecutive appearance, Costa Rica will have qualified for the World Cup six times in total.

Their best effort came in 2014, when they advanced to the quarterfinals and won their group, which also included Uruguay, Italy, and England. They then defeated Greece on penalties in the last 16 and fell to the Netherlands in a shootout.

Costa Rica met Oceania champions New Zealand at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, after placing fourth in Concacaf qualifying.


USIAYO

Henry Usiayo is a reporter who has a flair for sports and he currently write sports articles for Africa Top Sports.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *