Costa Rica 1978/79

NB: after a quadruple round robin between 10 clubs (36 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          46 18 17 11  59-46  53  Champions
 2.CS Cartaginés         46 17 18 11  63-49  52 
 3.LD Alajuelense        44 18 18  8  60-44  54
 4.CD Saprissa           44 16 17 11  53-42  49
 5.AD San Carlos         44 14 20 10  43-43  48

 6.Puntarenas            36 12 15  9  55-42  39
 7.San Ramón             36 11 11 14  44-49  33
 8.Limón                 36  9 10 17  45-63  28
 9.Turrialba             36  8 10 18  48-71  26
10.San José              36  6 10 20  41-62  22  [*]  Relegated

[*] Dep. México were renamed San José

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

Topscorers:
13 Carlos Izquierdo (Turrialba)
   Howard Romper (Limón)

Herediano squad:
Octavio Castillo, Walter Rojas, Sergio Salazar, Marvin Obando, 
Asdrúbal Paniagua, Coger Álvarez, Jorge Ulate, William Salgado, 
Rafael Camacho, Julio Gómez, Miguel Lacey, Germán Chavarría, 
Gerardo Arce, Claudio Benavides, Carlos Lobo, Fernando Montero, 
Carlos Watson, Melvin Araya, Carlos Campos, Raul Benítez, 
William Rojas, Carlos Ovares, Edmond Gladstone, Mario Fonseca, 
Nilton Lóbrega


Promoted: San Miguel de Guadalupe (later called Municipal Goicoechea)


1977/78.

1985/86.

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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