Herediano forward Yendrick Ruiz (pictured) has nine career Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League goals. (Photo: Mexsport)
HEREDIA, Costa Rica – Costa Rican champion Herediano confirmed Friday that forward Yendrick Ruiz will remain with the club and not depart for a team in the United Arab Emirates as was speculated in recent media reports.
Ruiz is the top scorer in the 2016 Invierno with 10 goals in 14 games, also netting three times in 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League play.
Herediano (8W-5D-1L, 29 points) currently sits second in the domestic table, one point behind fellow SCCL side Saprissa. The Florenses can advance to the SCCL quarterfinals with a win Tigres on October 18.