Sunday, May 19

Going for Gold: ‘La Sele’ unveils special Gold Cup uniforms

Costa Rica’s men’s national association football team can have a brand new look throughout the 2019 Gold Cup.

La Sele unveiled a special black-and-gold kit it’ll wear throughout the biennial tournament.

“For quite your time, we’ve talked regarding taking part within the Gold Cup with a special style,” same Rodolfo Villalobos, President of the Costa Rican association football Federation. “For the primary time in history, we’ll wear a black shirt with gold.”

While the planning is exclusive, old Central American nation association football fans could keep in mind once La Sele rocked a black-and-white kit throughout the 1990 World Cup in Italy. (Costa Rica additionally sported black, white and gold during a more moderen throwback to it team.)

“With the black we glance for inspiration, the fight and strength of that nice team of Italy ninety that for the primary time junction rectifier United States to meet a good goal in our footballing history,” Villalobos same. “With the gold, we wish to spotlight the energy and brightness that we supply within, that creates United States succeed internationally and placed on high the name of our country.”

The 2019 Gold Cup begins Gregorian calendar month fifteen to see the Confederation of North, Central yankee and Caribbean association football Associations (CONCACAF) champion.

For the primary time within the tournament’s history, a Central yankee country can host a Gold Cup match once Central American nation welcomes Nicaragua on Gregorian calendar month sixteen at the National sports stadium in La Sabana.

The Ticos also will face island and Haiti as a part of B play. Those matches, similarly as all knockout stages, are going to be compete within the us.

Fans hoping to buy the new kit ought to act quickly, and therefore the purchase won’t return low cost. New Balance created simply nine,500 shirts, and that they retail for forty nine,900 colones (about $84) at PLS and New Balance stores.