San Jose, Costa Rica.
Keylor Navas will miss Costa Rica’s World Cup qualifiers against Canada and Honduras after he was reported injured by Paris Saint-Germain after Saturday’s first division match against Girondin de Bordeaux from Albert Ellis.
The Costa Rican goalkeeper started with Paris Saint-Germain visiting Bordeaux, where the Parisians were victorious 2-3 in the 13th round of the Ligue 1 and The match in which Ellis scored a goal against Navas.
The Honduran striker signed Girondes’ first goal, placing 1-3 on the scoreboard and soon after they closed the gap with 2-3.
The medical team of the Parisian club reported that the goalkeeper received a severe blow to the right elbow and began to swell on the plane during the flight back to Paris. After an MRI, it was determined that the player had a sprain with difficulty extending his limb,” according to the Costa Rican Football Federation.
“Taking into account the player’s exclusion for the November games, the coaching staff decided to recall Kevin Briceño in his place,” adds Fedef Fútbol’s statement.
The first match in FIFA’s double history for Costa Rica against Canada will be on November 12 in Edmonton. The second will be against Honduras, on November 16, in San Jose.