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Hungary beat Costa Rica in football friendly

IANS  |  Budapest 

Hungary defeated 2018 World Cup contestant Costa Rica 1-0 in a friendly match here.

The Hungarian team took the lead thanks to a goal by Nemanja Nikolics in the 36th minute. This score was maintained until the end of the game on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

The two teams had never played against each other before. Costa Rica has qualified for next year's World Cup while Hungary has failed.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 14:00 IST
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