Celso Borges will face Spain with Costa Rica for a friendly in Malaga

23/10/2017 12:51

Celso Borges will save himself a long return trip to Costa Rica during the international break in November. Costa Rica, who have already qualified for the 2018 Russia World Cup, will play two friendlies in Europe.

The first friendly will be against Spain on Saturday 11 November, at Malaga’s Estadio de La Rosaleda.

On Tuesday 14 November, the ‘Ticos’ will visit Hungary in Budapest.

The Branquiazul midfielder, one of Costa Rica’s regulars, will join his national team on Monday 6 November, two days after Dépor host Atlético de Madrid at the Estadio ABANCA-RIAZOR.

Andone and Pantilimon, pre-selected by Romania for two friendlies in November

Branquiazul players Florin Andone and Costel Pantilimon have been pre-selected by Romania for two friendly matches in November.

The encounters will take place in Cluj, Turkey, on 9 November, and in Bucharest against Holland, on Tuesday 14 November.

Cosmin Contra, the Romanian coach will publish the final list of players in the next few days.

Romania are out of the 2018 Russia World Cup as they finished fourth behind Poland, Denmark and Montenegro.