Wanchope resigns after pitchside fight

Paulo Wanchope has relinquished his duties as Costa Rica coach after being involved in a fight following an Olympic qualifying match.

Costa Rica coach Paulo Wanchope has resigned his post after being caught on camera fighting with a man following Tuesday's Olympic qualifier against Panama.

The 39-year-old became embroiled in a scuffle with a man, seemingly over the refusal to allow Wanchope onto the field on play, with punches and kicks thrown by both.

The former striker was under pressure regardless after overseeing a quarter-final exit at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

And he has relinquished duties for the Under-23 side he had hoped to take to the Olympics as well as Costa Rica's senior team.