Panama national football team

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The Panama national football team (Selección de fútbol de Panamá) is governed by the governing body for football in Panama, Panamanian Football Federation, which is a member of CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.wikipedia
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2018 FIFA World Cup

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Panama qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time for the 2018 tournament in Russia and scored their first goal of the World Cup against England, although they lost the match 6-1. Panama were drawn in a group with European giants Belgium and England, and African side Tunisia, in Group G.
Of the 32 teams, 20 had also appeared in the previous tournament in 2014, while both Iceland and Panama made their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup.

2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Panama finished as runners-up in the 2005 Gold Cup and 2013 Gold Cup, losing to the United States on both occasions.
The United States emerged victorious in the final against an upstart Panama team led by tournament MVP Luis Tejada.

Central American Football Union

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The Panama national football team (Selección de fútbol de Panamá) is governed by the governing body for football in Panama, Panamanian Football Federation, which is a member of CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.
The Unión Centroamericana de Fútbol (Central American Football Union), more commonly known by the acronym UNCAF, represents the national football teams of Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

CONCACAF

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The Panama national football team (Selección de fútbol de Panamá) is governed by the governing body for football in Panama, Panamanian Football Federation, which is a member of CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.

2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Panama finished as runners-up in the 2005 Gold Cup and 2013 Gold Cup, losing to the United States on both occasions.

2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – CONCACAF Fourth Round

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Panama came close to advancing out of the fourth round of the qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup.
Mexico finished in fourth place ahead of Panama after the United States scored two goals against Panama in stoppage time in the final match of qualifying; had Panama retained its 2-1 lead, they would have finished in fourth place and eliminated Mexico on goals scored, who had qualified for the previous five World Cups.

Román Torres

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Román Torres was the hero of the match against Costa Rica, as he scored a dramatic 88th-minute winner, which sent Panama into their first ever World Cup, with Torres considered a national hero.
Román Aureliano Torres Morcillo (born 20 March 1986) is a Panamanian footballer who plays as a defender for Seattle Sounders FC and captains the Panama national team.

2014 Copa Centroamericana

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They finished in third place on three occasions (1993, 2011, 2014), and finished as runners-up in the 2017 edition, which they hosted.

Copa Centroamericana

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Panama has also competed in the sub-regional Central American Cup championship which they won in 2009, beating Costa Rica in the final (0–0 on full-time, 5–3 on penalties).
Guatemala and Panama have one title each.

England national football team

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Panama qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time for the 2018 tournament in Russia and scored their first goal of the World Cup against England, although they lost the match 6-1. Panama were drawn in a group with European giants Belgium and England, and African side Tunisia, in Group G.
At the tournament, held in Russia, England came second in their group, behind Belgium and ahead of Tunisia and debutants Panama.

Felipe Baloy

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Felipe Baloy scored their first ever World Cup goal in the match, but it was not enough to save them from elimination.
He then moved to Sporting '89 and managed to be part of the Panama U-20 squad where he was spotted by Colombian international representative Luis Felipe Posso, was signed to his agency and the doors opened for Baloy in Colombia.

2017 Copa Centroamericana

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They finished in third place on three occasions (1993, 2011, 2014), and finished as runners-up in the 2017 edition, which they hosted.
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United States men's national soccer team

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Panama finished as runners-up in the 2005 Gold Cup and 2013 Gold Cup, losing to the United States on both occasions. In their last match, which was against the United States, they led 2–1 after 90 minutes and were poised to advance to a play-off against New Zealand, but they conceded two goals in stoppage time and were eliminated, with Mexico taking the playoff slot instead. Four years after failing to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, Los Canaleros finally qualified for the World Cup after defeating Costa Rica 2−1, thus resulting in the United States, who lost to Trinidad and Tobago by a score of 2−1, failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986.
Four days later, the team traveled to Panama City, drawing Panama 1–1.

Mexico national football team

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In their last match, which was against the United States, they led 2–1 after 90 minutes and were poised to advance to a play-off against New Zealand, but they conceded two goals in stoppage time and were eliminated, with Mexico taking the playoff slot instead.
Mexico placed second in their group at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and advanced to the semifinals and faced Panama.

Tunisia national football team

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Panama were drawn in a group with European giants Belgium and England, and African side Tunisia, in Group G.
In the World Cup, the team was eliminated from the group stage after losing 2-1 against England and 5-2 against Belgium, before winning the last game 2-1 against Panama, the first World Cup win for Tunisia since beating Mexico 3-1 in 1978.

Panamanian Football Federation

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The Panama national football team (Selección de fútbol de Panamá) is governed by the governing body for football in Panama, Panamanian Football Federation, which is a member of CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.
The Panamanian Football Federation (Federación Panameña de Fútbol), known as FEPAFUT, is the official governing body of football in Panama and is in charge of the Panama national football team.

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The Panama national football team (Selección de fútbol de Panamá) is governed by the governing body for football in Panama, Panamanian Football Federation, which is a member of CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.
The national team appeared at the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 2018, appearing in group G, facing Belgium, England and Tunisia.

2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Third place: 2011, 2015
The competition included a third place match for the first time since 2003, in which Panama defeated the United States.

2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

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Panama came close to advancing out of the fourth round of the qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup.
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CCCF Championship

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The CCCF tournament began in 1941, but was later abolished in 1961.

Gabriel Enrique Gómez

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Gómez is Panama's all-time record cap holder, appearing in 149 internationals and representing the nation in seven Gold Cup tournaments and the 2018 World Cup.

Belgium national football team

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Panama were drawn in a group with European giants Belgium and England, and African side Tunisia, in Group G.
At the 2018 World Cup, Belgium started with five consecutive victories (including group wins over Panama, Tunisia and England).

Costa Rica national football team

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Román Torres was the hero of the match against Costa Rica, as he scored a dramatic 88th-minute winner, which sent Panama into their first ever World Cup, with Torres considered a national hero. Four years after failing to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, Los Canaleros finally qualified for the World Cup after defeating Costa Rica 2−1, thus resulting in the United States, who lost to Trinidad and Tobago by a score of 2−1, failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986.