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Copa America: Colombia eliminated after losing to Argentina in penalty shootout
Posted by Reuters on Jun 26, 2015 1 comment

Copa America: Colombia eliminated after losing to Argentina in penalty shootout

Argentina advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America 5-4 on penalties on Friday after their 90-minute onslaught ended in a 0-0 draw with Colombia.

Colombia through to next Copa America round thanks to Brazil win
Posted by Reuters on Jun 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia through to next Copa America round thanks to Brazil win

Colombia were left sweating on their Copa America hopes after a lackluster 0-0 draw with Peru on Sunday. It took Brazil beating Venezuela to secure Los Cafeteros’ place in the  Full Article »

Colombia’s makes stunning Copa America come-back, beating Brazil 1-0
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 17, 2015 5 comments

Colombia’s makes stunning Copa America come-back, beating Brazil 1-0

Colombia stunned critics by defeating soccer giant Brazil 1 – 0 in the Copa America’s Group C on Wednesday, an extraordinary achievement unseen since 1991.

Underdog Venezuela beat Colombia in Copa America Group C match
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 14, 2015 1 comment

Underdog Venezuela beat Colombia in Copa America Group C match

Colombia lost its first match in the 2015 Copa America against Venezuela on Sunday thanks to a goal by Venezuelan star player Salomon Rondon.

Colombia seeks to win 1st Copa America title since 2001
Posted by Matthew Dancis on Jun 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia seeks to win 1st Copa America title since 2001

Colombia will commence the Copa America on Sunday against Venezuela with a team that’s arguably better than the one that delivered the country the South American cup in 2001.

Falcao delivers Colombia 1-0 in pre-Copa America friendly against Costa Rica
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 6, 2015 1 comment

Falcao delivers Colombia 1-0 in pre-Copa America friendly against Costa Rica

Radamel Falcao’s disappointing performance at English club Manchester United was forgotten on Saturday when he netted the only goal for his native Colombia in a friendly match against Costa Rica.

Who will play for Colombia in the 2015 Copa America
Posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 13, 2015 Leave a comment

Who will play for Colombia in the 2015 Copa America

Colombia’s national team, that will play in the 2015 Copa America in Chile, has been pre-selected by Jose Nestor Pekerman, the Argentine coach of the soccer club.

Colombia soccer legend Freddy Rincon wanted by Interpol, again
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Apr 30, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia soccer legend Freddy Rincon wanted by Interpol, again

Former soccer star Freddy Rincon, a member of Colombia’s legendary 1990s national team, is wanted by international police organization Interpol over money laundering charges filed in Panama.

Colombia goalkeeper has highest win ratio of any Premier League player
Posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Apr 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia goalkeeper has highest win ratio of any Premier League player

Colombia’s goalkeeper has topped the table for the highest win ratio of any player in England’s Premier League, with a rate of 91.7% success.

After shining in World Cup, Colombia soccer front and center in international transfer window
Posted by Steven Cohen on Aug 6, 2014 Leave a comment

After shining in World Cup, Colombia soccer front and center in international transfer window

The end of Colombia’s thrilling run to the World Cup Quartefinals only marked the start of the real offseason excitement for many of the team’s star players, including names like Radamel Falcao  Full Article »

World falls for Colombia’s World Cup dance moves
Posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar on Jul 7, 2014 Leave a comment

World falls for Colombia’s World Cup dance moves

Colombia made history in the 2014 World Cup by reaching the quarterfinals, although eventually losing to Brazil. Nevertheless, Colombia’s dance moves remain alive and well as the international press praises  Full Article »

Colombia loses 1-2 to Brazil, ending historic World Cup run in thrilling quarterfinal
Posted by Steven Cohen on Jul 4, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia loses 1-2 to Brazil, ending historic World Cup run in thrilling quarterfinal

Colombia lost 1-2 to Brazil, the host country in the 2014 World Cup, in what became a gutsy, all-out blitz for the semifinals.

‘Every match is a different challenge': Colombia coach
Posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar on Jul 4, 2014 Leave a comment

‘Every match is a different challenge': Colombia coach

Colombian coach, Argentine Jose Nestor Pekerman commented on the Brazil game with a sense of caution, while at the same time projecting confidence and optimism, he told reporters Thursday.

Colombia-Brazil World Cup Quarterfinals Preview: History is waiting
Posted by Steven Cohen on Jul 3, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia-Brazil World Cup Quarterfinals Preview: History is waiting

For both sides and for very different reasons, history will be hanging thick as the coastal humidity Friday, when Colombia faces off against Brazil in the afternoon Fortaleza sun.

Colombia arrives in Fortaleza for historic World Cup match against Brazil
Posted by Nicolas Bedoya on Jul 2, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia arrives in Fortaleza for historic World Cup match against Brazil

Colombia’s national soccer team arrived in the coastal Brazilian city of Fortaleza Tuesday night, where they will face-off against the World Cup host nation in Colombia’s first ever quarterfinals Friday.

Colombia beats Uruguay 2-0, surges into 1st ever World Cup quarterfinals
Posted by Steven Cohen on Jun 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia beats Uruguay 2-0, surges into 1st ever World Cup quarterfinals

Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0 Saturday on the back of a James Rogriguez brace, securing “Los Cafeteros’” first ever berth to the World Cup quarter finals.