More

    Costa Rica Names "Juna" as Mascot for Women's World Cup

    Must Read

    Physical Education Teacher Helps Patients with COVID-19 Recover more Promptly

    During more than three decades of work in the institution his presence...

    Green Growth Program Promotes more SMEs for their Productive Trans-formation

    The V convening for the Green Growth Program, an initiative of the...

    The Global Failure in Meeting 20 Goals for Protecting the Environment

    10 years ago, 170 countries committed to meeting 20 goals to protect biodiversity and the environment. Now...
    TCRN STAFFhttps://www.TheCostaRicaNews.com
    Creating a Conscious alternative news network that we feel the world needs. Pura Vida!

    Costa Rica Women's soccer mascot named JunaThe Costa Rica News (TCRN) – “Juna” is the official name given to the butterfly mascot for the women’s football World Cup which will be held in Costa Rica in 2014, reported the local organizing committee.

    The butterfly of different colors will represent the biodiversity of Costa Rica.

    The announcement of the mascot and its name was attended by dozens of children from different schools, the coach of Costa Rica, Jorge Luis Pinto, and the president of the Costa Rican Football Federation, Eduardo Li.

    The World Cup, will take place from March 15th to April 5th 2014, includes Venezuela, Paraguay, Colombia, China, Japan, North Korea and Costa Rica.

    “We are waiting with open arms to the other nine teams,” said the CEO of the World Cup committee, Federico Rojas.

    A total of 16 countries will participate in the championship, the first World Cup to be held in Central American history, to be played in four stadiums in Costa Rica.

    “We believe that we should give more importance to women’s football because sports have no gender; women’s and is equal to men’s,” proclaimed the president of the Federation. (EFE)

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

    San Jose Costa Rica

    - Advertisement -
    - Advertisement -

    Latest News

    Physical Education Teacher Helps Patients with COVID-19 Recover more Promptly

    During more than three decades of work in the institution his presence...

    Green Growth Program Promotes more SMEs for their Productive Trans-formation

    The V convening for the Green Growth Program, an initiative of the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter...

    The Global Failure in Meeting 20 Goals for Protecting the Environment

    10 years ago, 170 countries committed to meeting 20 goals to protect biodiversity and the environment. Now is the time for accountability...

    Costa Rica Promotes the Breadth of its Natural Culture in Spain

    Costa Rica was one of the special and luxurious guests at the gala to kick off the...

    David Attenborough: “We are Facing the Real Possibility of a Sixth Mass Extinction: the Terrifying Scenario”

    Noted British naturalist and scientist Sir David Attenborough warned that humanity faces a sixth mass extinction in this century if it does not address climate change and overexploitation of the planet's natural resources
    - Advertisement -

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -
    Language »