The Uruguayan, Gustavo Matosas is the new coach of Costa Rica’s national team, FEDEFUTBOL announced. The move doesn’t come as a shock.
Rodolfo Villalobos (left) with Gustavo Matosas. Foto: Rafael Pacheco
The former Club America and Leon coach takes over for Oscar Ramirez, whose contract was not renewed following Costa Rica’s less than expected performance in the World Cup 2018 in Russia where it finished at the bottom of its group.
Matosas, 51, won two Liga MX titles with Leon and guided America to a 2014-2015 CONCACAF Champions League title. He has also coached clubs in Uruguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Paraguay, and Argentina.
“This is a great honor for me, to represent, through the medium of the national team, a country like Costa Rica. It’s a marvelous challenge that