Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad, Team, Players List

Costa Rica Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022: It’s time to enjoy the 22nd edition of FIFA World Cup 2022 by supporting Costa Rica. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. It’s the last time that will witness 32 team participants (48 national squads from the next FIFA World Cup 2026, which is scheduled to play in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.), including Costa Rica Team. These 32 teams are divided into 8 Groups i.e. Group A to Group H. Spain is in Group E alongside Spain, Germany, and Japan. The 2 teams of Group E, Spain, and Costa Rica already Advance to the Knockout Stage. Below in this article, we’re discussing the Squad for the Costa Rica Team in the FIFA 2022 World Cup [Wikipedia] in the detail.

About Costa Rica Football Team

According to Wikipedia, The Costa Rica national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Costa Rica) represents Costa Rica in men’s international football. The national team is administered by the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL), the governing body for football in Costa Rica. It has been a member of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) since 1927, the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) since 1961, and a member of the Central American Football Union (UNCAF) since 1990.

Costa Rica is the most successful national football team in the region of Central America. Winning three CONCACAF Championships (1963, 1969, 1989) and leading the Copa Centroamericana tournament with four championships up until 2017, when it was absorbed into the CONCACAF Nations League. Costa Rica is the only national team in Central America to have played in five FIFA World Cup editions. Costa Rica’s national football team has the all-time highest average Football Elo Ranking in Central America with 1597.1, and the all-time highest Football Elo Ranking in Central America, with 1806 in 2014.

Since the late 1980s, the team has continuously been visible as a solidly competitive side, with a prominent performance in the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, making it to the knockout stage in their debut after finishing second in their group during the first phase, below Brazil. They also qualified for the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups.

Costa Rica Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022

The final Costa Rica World Cup 2022 Squad is scheduled to declare on November 09, and we can check down the 26-man provisional/final list after being revealed by Costa Rica National Team Coaches. The following 26 players were called up for a training camp in Spain and Austria in order to prepare for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November. The next match will be on 23 November at the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Spain.

Costa Rica Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022

The 26-man provisional squad for Costa Rica is as follows:

PositionPlayers (Country Club)Date Of Birth (Age)
GKKeylor Navas (Saint-Germain)15 December 1986 (age 35)
GKEsteban Alvarado (Rica Herediano)28 April 1989 (age 33)
GKPatrick Sequeira (Lugo)1 March 1999 (age 23)
DFJuan Pablo Vargas (Juan Pablo Vargas)6 June 1995 (age 27)
DFKeysher Fuller (Rica Herediano)12 July 1994 (age 28)
DFÓscar Duarte (Al-Wehda)3 June 1989 (age 33)
DFBryan Oviedo (Real Salt Lake)18 February 1990 (age 32)
DFCarlos Martínez (San Carlos)30 March 1999 (age 23)
DFFrancisco Calvo (Konyaspor)8 July 1992 (age 30)
DFKendall Waston (Rica Saprissa)1 January 1988 (age 34)
DFRónald Matarrita (FC Cincinnati)9 July 1994 (age 28)
MFDaniel Chacón (Colorado Rapids 2)11 April 2001 (age 21)
MFCelso Borges (Alajuelense)27 May 1988 (age 34)
MFJewison Bennette (Sunderland)15 June 2004 (age 18)
MFBryan Ruiz-  captain- (Alajuelense)18 August 1985 (age 37)
MFGerson Torres (Herediano)28 August 1997 (age 25)
MFYoustin Salas (Saprissa)17 June 1996 (age 26)
MFYeltsin Tejeda (Herediano)17 March 1992 (age 30)
MFBrandon Aguilera (Nottingham Forest)28 June 2003 (age 19)
MFRoan Wilson (Municipal Grecia)1 May 2002 (age 20)
MFDouglas López (Herediano)21 September 1998 (age 24)
MFAnthony Hernández (Puntarenas)11 October 2001 (age 21)
MFÁlvaro Zamora (Saprissa)9 March 2002 (age 20)
FWAnthony Contreras (Herediano)29 January 2000 (age 22)
FWJohan Venegas (Alajuelense)27 November 1988 (age 33)
FWJoel Campbell (León)26 June 1992 (age 30)

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