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Joseph Costa

Full name: Joseph Rego Costa
Gender: Male
Born: July 3, 1919 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 2002 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Ponta Delgada SC, Fall River (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football

Biography

Joseph Costa captained the US soccer (football) team at the 1948 Olympics. He played for Ponta Delgada SC, which won the 1947 National Challenge Cup and the National Amateur Cup. Ponta Delgada was selected to represent the United States at the 1947 North American Club Championship, in which they lost two games to Mexico and Cuba. After the 1948 Olympics, Costa earned two more caps in friendlies against Norway and Northern Ireland, both in losing efforts. He was inducted into the New England Soccer Hall of Fame in 1988.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Football Men's Football United States USA 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1948 Summer 29 London Football United States USA Final Standings 9T 1948-07-26 0 0 0
1948 Summer 29 London Football United States USA Round One Match #7 2 1948-08-02 ITA 9, USA 0 0
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