France: Tunisia and Costa Rica try to recreate World Cup feeling

The Costa Rican and Tunisian national football teams trained in Nice's Allianz Riviera stadium, on Monday, ahead of their upcoming friendly match in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup 2018. Prior to their training sessions, the head coaches held consecutive press conferences along with some of their players. Tunisian Head Coach Nabil Maaloul spoke about the team's recent victory against the... Еще Iranian national team, but acknowledged that this was not making him complacent for Tuesday's face-off against Costa Rica. «It's going to be a difficult match. Somewhat different from our last match — against Iran. It's a more technical side, Costa Rica, with seasoned players,» Maaloul said. Both Tunisia and Costa Rica are coming to this match victorious after their most recent encounter. On Friday March 23, Costa Rica beat Scotland 1-0, after Marco Urena scored a goal in the fourteenth minute. Meanwhile, a Milad Mohammadi own-goal secured Tunisia a win against Iran on the same night. Costa Rica qualified for their fifth World Cup, they will play against Brazil, Serbia and Switzerland in Group E while Tunisia qualified for the first time in 12 years and will play in Group G against Belgium, England and Panama.

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