Costa Rica strike twice to send Super Eagles back to Nigeria empty-handed

The Central Americans were the better team in San Jose as they proved their quality over the three-time African champions

Goals in either half by Oscar Duarte and Kendall Waston handed Costa Rica a 2-0 triumph over Nigeria in an international friendly at the National Stadium, San Jose.

Led by coach Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles – without the team’s regular stars such as Napoli’s Victor Osimhen, Wilfred Ndidi, and the best of their foreign legions – knew they had a daunting task to cage a Los Ticos side that was heading to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Still, the team…

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