Jorge Luis Pinto will not get another shot at heading Costa Rica’s national soccer team, “La Sele”. The Fedefútbol announced this Tuesday morning the Colombian coach is out of the final list of four.
Jorge Luis Pinto. File photo
The Technical Commission of the Fedefútbol announced the 18 parameters that were taken into account in the matrix to qualify the coaches that included Pinto, the Colombian Luis Fernando Suárez, the Mexican Víctor Vucetich and the Uruguayan Gustavo Matosas.
Why didn’t Pinto, who took Costa Rica’s national team to their best World Cup performance ever in 2014, didn’t get past the preliminary selection?
José Jaikel, president of the Technical Commission, told La Nacion, “I would not like to refer to specific people. When the profiles are evaluated, the names are