Uruguay FA President Sebastian Bauzà and Costa Rica Coach Juan Luis Pinto “are not afraid” of facing Italy and England.
These four nations were picked together in Group D for the 2014 World Cup. Click here for the full fixtures.
“If we want to get back to being among the top four teams in the world, then we’ve got to beat them all,” said Uruguay Federation chief Bauzà.
“I am certain we will have a great World Cup.”
Although Italy, England and Uruguay are all previous winners of the tournament, Costa Rica boss Pinto is excited by the challenge.
“The more fierce the bull, the better the fight. We are not afraid.”