In preparation for their trip to Russia in June, Costa Rica’s national soccer team, La Selección or Sele, will test its readiness with friendlies in March against Scotland and Tunisia.
Costa Rica’s national team and fans are ready for Russia in June. Photo Diez.hn
The Ticos will visit Scotland on March 23 before taking on Tunisia on March 27 in Nice, France.
Costa Rica goes into those matches with big question marks about the level of key players, including defender Cristian Gamboa, who has hardly played this season for Scottish-league club Celtic; and Joel Campbell, a forward for La Liga side Real Betis who is recovering from a serious injury.
Other doubts hovering over the Ticos are recent poor performances by striker Johan Venegas and uncertainties surrounding the form