|OFFICIAL NAME||Costa Rica|
|HEAD COACH||Gustavo Matosas (Uruguay)|
The Ticos have played in 13 Gold Cups and were runners-up in 2002, losing 0-2 in the final to the United States in Pasadena, California, on goals from Josh Wolff (37’) and Jeff Agoos (63’). Costa Rica debuted in the Gold Cup in 1991 and have finished in the top four on five occasions. The only time Costa Rica did not qualify for the Gold Cup was in 1995. Walter Centeno, current coach of Deportivo Saprissa, is the Ticos’ all-time leading Gold Cup scorer with 9 goals.
Costa Rica record in Gold Cup: GP-55 W-19 D-16 L-20 GF-82 GA-66