CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Costa Rica says it has filed protest

March 25, 2013
By Associated Press
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Costa Rica is asking FIFA for a replay of Friday's World Cup qualifier against the United States, won 1-0 by the Americans during a snowstorm in Commerce City, Colo.

Costa Rican Football Federation Treasurer Rolando Villalobos said in a statement Sunday that documentation had been sent to FIFA to back the claim, including photographs and videos.

The Costa Rican federation said the climatic conditions threatened the physical integrity of the players, ...

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