Costa Rica, already assured of a berth in the final round of regional qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, beat Haiti 2-0 on Wednesday in a third round clash. Junior Diaz made it 1-0 for the Costa Ricans in the 17th minute, and it stayed that way until Victor Nunez doubled the lead in the final minute.

Costa Rica have won all five of their matches for a maximum 15 points, and are top of Group 3 with one match remaining. El Salvador joined them in advancing from the group to the six-nation final round of qualifying for the North, Central American and Caribbean region with a 3-0 victory over Suriname on Wednesday.