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Wednesday, 26 June, 2002, 11:16 GMT 12:16 UK
COSTA RICA


Fan Zhiyi Fan denies throwing opener
Former captain Fan Zhiyi is taking legal action after accusations that China lost to Costa Rica on purpose.
Mauricio Solis Solis signs for OFI Crete
Costa Rica midfielder Mauricio Solis joins Greek First Division club OFI Crete in a three-year deal.
Trio announce retirement
Costa Rica's Hernan Medford, Erick Lonnis and Wilmer Lopez all retire from international football.
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GROUP C
  P GD PTS
BRAZIL 3 +8 9
TURKEY 3 +2 4
COSTA RICA 3 -1 4
CHINA 3 -9 0

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COSTA RICA FEATURES
Costa Rica v Brazil photos
Pictures from Group C as Brazil beat Costa Rica 5-2 in a goal-fest in Suwon.
Costa Rica v Turkey photos
Costa Rica salvage a 1-1 draw with Turkey to take qualification down to the last game.
Costa Rica's Mauricio Wright... or is that Wrigth?A Wright old mess
As Costa Rica player Mauricio Wright has his name spelt wrong on his shirt, BBC Sport Online suggests misprints to suit other stars.
Graphic goal: Wright seals victory
China v Costa Rica photos
Minnows fish for success
Medford wants more good times
Martinez is streets ahead
Costa Rica's road to the finals
Guima - The boy from Brazil
Costa shocker for Scots
Wanchope welcomes City challenge
Paulo Wanchope faces increased competition on his return to Manchester City next season.
Ticos take honourable exit
The Costa Rican media are sad but proud of their national team's preformances at the World Cup.
Brazil dump out Costa Rica
Costa Rica go out of the World Cup with a 5-2 defeat to mighty Brazil in the most open match of the tournament.
Costa Rica take pride in defeat
Costa Rica coach Alexandre Guimaraes says his side proved a point to the world in their thrilling 5-2 defeat by Brazil.
Scolari admits to frail defence
Brazil coach Filipe Scolari says his side must work on their defence ahead of the knockout stages.
Clockwatch: Costa Rica 2-5 Brazil
Brazil continue their impressive start to the World Cup by demolishing Costa Rica in Suwon.





































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