• Saturday Jan 19, 2013

    Webb meets with President of Costa Rica, Sports Minister and delegation


    Photo: CONCACAF President, Jeffrey Webb, offers a gift to Costa Rica's Minister of Sports, William Corrales, during a welcome dinner organized by UNCAF.

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- CONCACAF President, Jeffrey Webb, was welcomed Thursday by the President of Costa Rica, Honorary Laura Chinchilla; the Minister of Sports, William Corrales and a delegation comprised of the Minister for the Presidency, Carlos Ricardo Benavides; representatives of the Costa Rican Sports and Recreation Institute (ICODER); and the President of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefutbol), Eduardo Li, to discuss the progress of all relevant processes relative to the organization of FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2014.

    "I am pleased with the establishment of a clear roadmap leading towards FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2014 during a productive meeting yesterday with President Laura Chinchilla, Minister Corrales and all others present," said Webb. "I have noted their commitment to working towards the ultimate success of a fantastic experience for all fans next year."

    Webb was in Costa Rica for UNCAF's XII Ordinary Congress and the kick-off of the Central American Cup.


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