• Friday Sep 06, 2013

    Herediano’s Obando out for six months

    Herediano's Marvin Obando (center) underwent knee surgery on September 6, 2013, and will be sidelined for six months. (Photo: German Alegria)

    HEREDIA, Costa Rica – Costa Rican side Herediano announced Friday that Marvin Obando underwent successful surgery on his left knee and will be out of action for up to six months.

     

    The 31-year-old, who was an unused substitute in the Florenses’ 6-1 CONCACAF Champions League win at Valencia in Haiti on August 8, tore his anterior cruciate ligament during a training session on August 13. He also missed the stretch run of the 2013 Torneo Verano with a right-knee injury.

     

    The defender is the son of Marvin Obando, who made one appearance for Costa Rica at the 1990 World Cup finals in Italy.

     

    Herediano returns to Champions League play on September 18, when it hosts Valencia at the Estadio Alejando Morera Soto Scotiabank in Alajuela.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Saprissa offense in midseason form

Fabrizo Ronchetti scored two goals on his official debut and visiting Saprissa registered a 3-0 win over UCR at the Estadio Jose Joaqun Colleya Fonseca.

Vancouver Whitecaps acquire SCCL star Espindola

Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Wednesday that it acquired forward Fabian Espindola from D.C. United in exchange for financial considerations.

Etienne driven to succeed with Haiti, NY Red Bulls

Derrick Etienne will get an opportunity to represent Haiti on Sunday, when it meets Argentina in an under-23 international friendly in Boca Raton, Florida.

Blackburn pleased with his Saprissa start

Rolando Blackburn got his Saprissa career off to a rousing start on Saturday, when he scored five minutes after entering as a halftime substitute in the host’s 3-3 Invierno opening draw with San Carlos.

El Salvador int’l GK Hernandez joins Dragon

Salvadoran champion Dragon announced Monday the signing of goalkeeper Henry Hernandez as the club prepares to open the 2016 Apertura season and its first-ever participation in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.