Scandal in the Federation of Costa Rica: the president accuses Keylor Navas of threatening to let himself be won and he denounces him

Keylor Navas, with PSG

You are churning the waters in the Costa Rica Soccer Federation. After the president Eduardo Li point to Keylor Navas as the instigator of the coach’s firing Jorge Pinto, the goalkeeper of PSG he defends himself against these accusations and is surprised by all that they have generated.

Pinto was in charge of the Costa Rican national team between 2011 and 2014, with a contract in which there was a clause by which he could be fired in the case of losing three consecutive games. According to Eduardo Li, Keylor Navas, Celso borges Y Bryan ruiz They even threatened to let themselves win games on purpose to cause the coach to leave. Finally, Pinto was fired despite Costa Rica’s historic qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

“The issue came that they did not want Mr. Pinto. The meeting became more tense because my position was to continue. I had no justification for not renewing the most successful manager. I did not see that you could not talk. I told them that I promised to clarify, “said Li about the moment in which the players threatened to do everything possible to force the dismissal of the coach. “They hit the table and Keylor Navas tells me ‘we lose three games in a row, there is a clause that provides for this and that'”.

Navas himself is speaking now to defend himself against the accusations. “I am very surprised. It is not something that comes out of our mouths and it will never happen, because we have been professional footballers for many years, we have honor and prestige”. The three footballers denounced the president of the Federation for defamation.

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