Comparison Between Costa Rica and South Africa in the Soccer World Cups

Stats comparison between the National Teams of Costa Rica and South Africa in their participations in the Soccer World Cup including world cups played and won, game results with final scores, goals and best and worst performances.

Summary

World Cups
Played
Champion All-Time
Standing
Costa Rica Costa Rica
6
0 World Cup Throphy
30
South Africa South Africa
3
0 World Cup Throphy
49

Full All-time Standings...

Games

Games Played
GP
Wins
W
Draw
D
Losses
L
Costa Rica Costa Rica
6
5
10
South Africa South Africa
9
2
4
3

Games %

Games Played
GP
Wins
W
Draw
D
Losses
L
Costa Rica Costa Rica
28.6%
23.8%
47.6%
South Africa South Africa
9
22.2%
44.4%
33.3%

GP: Played - W: Wins - D: Draws - L: Losses

All the games: Costa Rica... / South Africa...

Goals

Goals Scored Goals Against Goal
Difference
Costa Rica Costa Rica
22
39
-17
South Africa South Africa
11
16
-5

Goal Average

Goals Scored Goals Against Goal
Difference
Costa Rica Costa Rica
1.05
1.86
-0.81
South Africa South Africa
1.22
1.78
-0.56

All-Time Top Scorers

Goals Player
Costa Rica Costa Rica
3
Ronald Gomez and Paulo Wanchope
South Africa South Africa
2
Shaun Bartlett and Benni Mccarthy

Full list of scorers: Costa Rica... / South Africa...

Best Performance

Standing World Cup Stage
Costa Rica Costa Rica
8
2014 Quarter Finals
South Africa South Africa
17
2002 1st Round Groups

Worst Performance

Standing World Cup Stage
Costa Rica Costa Rica
31
2006 1st Round Groups
South Africa South Africa
24
1998 1st Round Groups

World Cup by World Cup: Costa Rica... / South Africa...