Costa Rica 1976/77

NB: after a quadruple round robin between 11 clubs (40 matches
    each for all clubs), the top-5 qualified for the championship
    playoff (a double round  robin, 8  matches for all clubs involved)
    while the  remaining 6 clubs entered a relegation playoff with
    the second level champion (also a  double round robin, 12 matches 
    for all clubs).

Aggregate Table:

 1.CD Saprissa           50 24 18  8  84-39  66  Champions 
 2.CS Cartaginés         50 24 17  9  73-35  65
 3.CS Herediano          48 21 17 10  61-42  59
 4.Dep. México           48 17 16 15  54-49  50
 5.LD Alajuelense        48 23 10 15  66-44  56

 6.San Ramón             52 16 14 22  54-74  46
 7.Puntarenas            51 16 13 22  61-72  45
 8.AD Guanacasteca       52 20 16 16  66-55  56
 9.Limón                 52 10 10 32  49-99  30
10.Turrialba             51 17 11 23  62-76  45  Relegated
11.AD San Carlos         12  3  6  3  11-15  12  Relegated
12.Univ. de Costa Rica   52 12 12 28  55-96  36  Relegated

NB: championship was decided by the pentagonal por el título
    (followed by a championship playoff between Saprissa and
    Cartaginés); relegation was decided by the hexagonal por
    el no descenso

Topscorer:
25 Miguel Á. Mansilla (Saprissa)

Saprissa squad:
Marco Rojas, Bolívar Quirós, Carlos García, Heriberto Rojas, 
Nelson Bastos, Mario Arce, Fernando Hernández, Francisco Hernández, 
Gerardo Ureña, Marco Valverde, Carlos Santana, Gerardo Solano, 
Héctor Palma, Edgar Marín, Jorge Pacheco, Juan Gutiérrez, 
Javier Masís, Sigifredo Álvarez, Wílberth Barquero, Rodrigo Soto, 
Sergio Salazar, Guillermo Hernández, Miguel Mansilla, Emilio Valle, 
Hernán Morales, Rubén Schroh, Daniel Silveira, Gerardo Laterza

NB: 12th championship for Edgar Marín (all with Saprissa between
    1961/62 and 1976/77), a record for Costa Rica

Promoted: none (San Carlos during the season)


Torneo de Copa 1977

Final
Alajuelense   4-3 (agg) Guanacasteca

1975/76.

1977/78.

list of champions.

list of 2nd division champions.


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Source: UNAFUT

Prepared and maintained by Gerardo Coto for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Gerardo Coto (gcotocover@yahoo.com)
Last updated: 9 Jan 2008

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