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

Stats comparison between the National Teams of South Africa and Costa Rica 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
South Africa South Africa
3
0 World Cup Throphy
49
Costa Rica Costa Rica
6
0 World Cup Throphy
30

Full All-time Standings...

Games

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

Games %

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

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

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

Goals

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

Goal Average

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

All-Time Top Scorers

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

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

Best Performance

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

Worst Performance

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

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