The Fuerza Pública said it detained just six persons at the national football championship in Heredia Saturday night.
The Club Sport Herediano defeated the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, 2-0, and hundreds of Heredia fans gathered in the streets to celebrate. But there were few incidents. Police had a large contingent of officers supporting private security workers. The celebration went on into Sunday morning.
Two persons were detained for distrbances and one was held for a street robbery using a pair of scissors. One man was found to be carrying a pistol, police said.
One man was held ffiveor the apparent thefts of cell telephones.
Police managed to confiscate fireworks and paint sprayers from the ardent fans before the game.