El único Panamá - Week 23
Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama!
Panama competes in World Cup for the first time in history!
History was made on October 10, 2017 when the Panamanian national football team qualified for the World Cup Finals for the first time. They are part of the 32 nations that will compete for the FIFA World Cup Trophy, the biggest prize in football. The competition will be held in Russia.
Truly an inspiration for the youth and future generations of Panama!
Mark you calendars and chill your cerveza ~
Match 1 of 3 June 18th 10:00 am - Belgium vs Panama
Match 2 of 3 June 24th 7:00 am - England vs Panama
Match 3 of 3 June 28th 1:00 pm - Panama vs Tunisia
Buena Suerte Panama!
Goalkeepers: Jaime Penedo (F.C. Dinamo, Bucharest), José Calderón (Chorrillo F.C., PMÁ) and Alex Rodríguez (San Francisco F.C., PMÁ)
Defenses: Adolfo Machado (Houston Dynamo, USA), Michael Amir Murillo (NY Red Bull, USA), Felipe Baloy (Municipal, GUA), Harold Cummings (San Jose Earthquakes, EU), Fidel Escobar (NY Red Bull, EU), Román Torres (Seattle Sounders, USA), Eric Davis (DAC Dunajska Streda, SVK) and Luis Ovalle (Olimpia, HON).
Midfielders: Gabriel Gómez (Atl. Bucaramanga, COL), Aníbal Godoy (San Jose Earthquakes, EU), Alberto Quintero (Universitario de Deportes, PER), Armando Cooper (Universidad, CHI), Valentín Pimentel (Plaza Amador, PMÁ), José Luis Rodríguez (Kaa Gent II, BEL) and Edgar Yoel Bárcenas (Xolos de Tijuana, MEX).
Forwards: Blas Pérez (Municipal, GUA), Luis Tejada (Sport Boys, PER), Gabriel Torres (Huachipato, CHI), Abdiel Arroyo (LD Alajuelense, CR) and Ismael Díaz (Fabril, ESP).