Costa Rica 1977/78

NB: after a quadruple round robin between 9 clubs (32 matches
    each for all clubs), the top-5 qualified for the championship
    playoff (a double round  robin, 8 matches for all clubs involved);
    the bottom club after the regular phase was relegated.

Aggregate Table:

 1.CS Herediano          42 23 11  8  77-46  57  Champions 
 2.Puntarenas            42 17 10 15  62-58  44
 3.San Ramón             40 13 15 12  47-51  41
 4.CD Saprissa           40 13 16 11  55-37  42
 5.Limón                 40 12 13 15  44-58  37

 6.CS Cartaginés         32 11  9 12  44-41  31
 7.Dep. México           32  9 12 11  42-52  30
 8.LD Alajuelense        32  9 10 13  46-45  28
 9.AD Guanacasteca       32  7  8 17  24-53  22  Relegated

NB: championship was decided by the pentagonal por el título
    (followed by a championship playoff between Herediano and
    Puntarenas)

Topscorer:
23 Gerardo “Cebolla” Gutiérrez (Puntarenas)

Herediano squad:
Edmond Gladstone, Carlos Campos, Ricardo González, Carlos Watson, 
Carlos Garita, Rafael Camacho, Asdrúbal Paniagua, Fernando Montero, 
William Salgado, Róger Álvarez, Octavio Castillo, Julio Gómez, 
Walter Ugalde, Claudio Benavides, Carlos Ovares, Gerardo Romero, 
Luis Alfaro, Edgar Villalobos, Walter Elizondo, Mario Fonseca, 
Nilton Nóbrega, Julio C. Bustos, Odir Jacces, Álvaro Carmona, 
Carlos Lobo


Promoted: San Carlos, Turrialba


1976/77.

1978/79.

list of champions.

list of 2nd division champions.


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Source: UNAFUT

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Last updated: 9 Jan 2008

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