Panama national football team

The Panama national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Panamá) represents Panama in men's international football and is governed by the Panamanian Football Federation. The team represents all three FIFA, CONCACAF and the regional UNCAF.

Panama
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Los Canaleros (The Canal Men)
La Marea Roja (The Red Tide)
AssociationFederación Panameña de Fútbol
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederationUNCAF (Central America)
Head coachThomas Christiansen
CaptainAníbal Godoy
Most capsGabriel Gómez (148)
Top scorerLuis Tejada (43)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez
FIFA codePAN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 44 Decrease 3 (15 February 2024)[1]
Highest29 (March 2014)
Lowest150 (August 1995)
First international
 Panama 2–1 Venezuela 
(Panama City, Panama; 12 February 1938)[2]
Biggest win
 Anguilla 0–13 Panama 
(Panama City, Panama; 5 June 2021)
Biggest defeat
Panama 0–11 Costa Rica 
(Panama City, Panama; 16 February 1938)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2018)
Best resultGroup stage (2018)
CONCACAF Championship / Gold Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1963)
Best resultRunners-up (2005, 2013, 2023)
CONCACAF Nations League Finals
Appearances1 (first in 2023)
Best resultFourth place (2023)

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. They finished bottom of their group.[4][5]

Panama finished as runners-up at the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2005,[6] 2013[7] and 2023, losing to the United States on the former two occasions and to Mexico in the latter. Panama has also competed in the sub-regional Copa Centroamericana which they won in 2009, beating Costa Rica in the final (0–0 on full-time, 5–3 on penalties). They finished in third place on three occasions (1993, 2011, 2014), and finished as runners-up behind Honduras in the 2017 edition, which they hosted.

The national team is nicknamed "Los Canaleros" (lit.'The Canal Men'), in reference to the Panama Canal.

History edit

Before 21st century edit

2011 Gold Cup edit

In the 2011 Gold Cup, Panama was placed into Group C with Canada, United States, and Guadeloupe. They debuted with a 3–2 win over Guadeloupe. In the next match, they beat the United States 2–1. Then they tied 1–1 against Canada, winning their group for the first time in the Gold Cup. They played against El Salvador in the quarter-finals, beating them 5–3 on penalties. They played against the United States again, this time in the semi-finals, although they lost 1–0.

2013 Gold Cup edit

In the 2013 Gold Cup, Panama began with a 2–1 win over Mexico, with Gabriel Torres scoring both goals. In the second match, Panama beat Martinique 1–0 with Gabriel Torres scoring the only goal. With two victories, they secured their qualification to the knockout stages. Already being qualified, they tied 0–0 against Canada securing the first place in their group. They easily beat Cuba 6-1 and qualified for the semi-finals with Blas Pérez and Gabriel Torres scoring two goals each. They faced Mexico again in the semifinals and beat them 2–1 to advance to the final for the second time in the competition against the United States, which was their opponent in the 2005 final and beat them on penalties. The Panamanians could not get their revenge on them and lost 0–1 with a goal from Brek Shea.

2014 World Cup qualifying edit

Panama came close to advancing out of the fourth round of qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup. In their last match, which was against the United States, they led 2–1 after 90 minutes and were assured to advance to a play-off against New Zealand, but conceded two goals in stoppage time and were eliminated, with Mexico taking the playoff slot instead.[8]

2015 Gold Cup edit

In the 2015 Gold Cup, Panama was drawn into Group A, along with the United States, Haiti, and Honduras. All of their games were a 1–1 draws. However this was enough to advanced to the knockout stage as the best ranked third place. In the Quarter-Finals, they played against Trinidad & Tobago, drawing 1-1 after 90 minutes and defeating them 6–5 on penalties. They advanced to the semi-finals against Mexico. Roman Torres scored on behalf of Panama and Andres Guardado scored for Mexico. The first 90 minutes ended in a 1–1 draw. Panama was then defeated 2–1 in extra time after referee Mark Geiger gave Mexico a penalty, which Andres Guardado also scored. With this result, Panama earned the chance to play the third place playoff against the United States. The score was 1-1 after extra time and Panama won 3–2 on penalties, giving them the third place. Mexico ended up defeating Jamaica in the final to crown themselves champions.

2018 World Cup qualifying edit

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 in their final qualifying match,[9] which meant that the United States, who lost to Trinidad and Tobago 2–1, failed to qualify for the first time since 1986.[10] Román Torres, who scored the winning goal in the 87th minute, was subsequently considered a national hero.[11] The day after the match, the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela declared a national holiday to commemorate the achievement, stating on his Twitter profile: "The voice of the people has been heard... Tomorrow will be a national holiday".[12][13]

2018 World Cup edit

The national football team of Panama were drawn in Group G, together with European giants Belgium and England and the African side Tunisia.[14] Their debut World Cup match was against Belgium, on 18 June 2018. Los Canaleros initially held on, with the score 0–0 at half-time, before eventually suffering a 3–0 loss.[15][16] Six days later, Panama faced England, and this time succumbed to a 6–1 defeat; Felipe Baloy's late goal was the nation's first at a World Cup, but it was not enough to save them from elimination.[17] A 2–1 loss to Tunisia in their final game meant that Panama finished bottom of their group - and 32nd and last in the tournament overall - having lost all three of their games and conceded eleven goals.

Team image edit

Kit sponsorship edit

Kit supplier Period
  Kappa 2000
  Lotto 2002-2014
  New Balance 2015–2021
  Reebok 2023-present

Results and fixtures edit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

  Win   Draw   Loss   Fixture

2023 edit

12 March Friendly Guatemala   1–1   Panama San Jose, United States
15:30 UTC−7 Lom   85' (pen.) Report Harvey   18' Stadium: PayPal Park
Referee: Nima Saghafi (United States)
23 March Friendly Argentina   2–0   Panama Buenos Aires, Argentina
20:30 ART (UTC−3)
Report Stadium: Estadio Monumental (Buenos Aires)
Attendance: 83,214
Referee: Cristian Ferreyra (Uruguay)
28 March 2022–23 Nations League Costa Rica   0–1   Panama San José, Costa Rica
20:00 UTC−6 Report
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Referee: César Ramos (Mexico)
10 June Friendly Panama   3–2   Nicaragua Penonomé, Panama
19:00 UTC−5
Report
Stadium: Estadio Universidad Latina
Referee: David Gómez (Costa Rica)
15 June 2023 CONCACAF Nations League SF Panama   0–2   Canada Paradise, United States
16:00 UTC−7 Report
  69'
Stadium: Allegiant Stadium
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Juan Gabriel Calderón (Costa Rica)
18 June 2023 CONCACAF Nations League 3rd Mexico   1–0   Panama Paradise, United States
15:00 PDT (UTC-07:00)
Report Stadium: Allegiant Stadium
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Daneon Parchment (Jamaica)
26 June 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup GS Costa Rica   1–2   Panama Fort Lauderdale, United States
20:30 UTC−4
Report
Stadium: DRV PNK Stadium
Attendance: 10,101
Referee: Drew Fischer (Canada)
30 June 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup GS Martinique   1–2   Panama Harrison, United States
18:30 UTC−4
Report
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Attendance: 22,615
Referee: Saíd Martínez (Honduras)
4 July 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup GS Panama   2–2   El Salvador Houston, United States
19:30 UTC−5
Report
Stadium: Shell Energy Stadium
Attendance: 20,002
Referee: Walter López (Guatemala)
8 July 2023 Gold Cup QF Panama   4–0   Qatar Arlington, United States
18:00 UTC−5
Report Stadium: AT&T Stadium
Attendance: 60,355
Referee: César Ramos (Mexico)
12 July 2023 Gold Cup SF United States   1–1
(4–5 p)
  Panama San Diego, United States
16:30 UTC−7
Report
Stadium: Snapdragon Stadium
Attendance: 31,690
Referee: Walter López (Guatemala)
Penalties
16 July 2023 Gold Cup F Mexico   1–0   Panama Inglewood, United States
16:30 UTC−7
Report Stadium: SoFi Stadium
Attendance: 72,963
Referee: Said Martínez (Honduras)
27 August Friendly Bolivia   1–2   Panama Cochabamba, Bolivia
16:00 UTC−4
Report
Stadium: Estadio Félix Capriles
Referee: Pablo Echavarría (Argentina)
7 September 2023–24 Nations League Panama   3–0   Martinique Panama City, Panama
19:00 UTC−5
Report Stadium: Estadio Rommel Fernández
Attendance: 3,145
Referee: Marco Ortiz (Mexico)
10 September 2023–24 Nations League Guatemala   1–1   Panama Guatemala City, Guatemala
18:00 UTC−6
Report
Stadium: Estadio Doroteo Guamuch Flores
Attendance: 18,313
Referee: Saíd Martínez (Honduras)
13 October 2023–24 Nations League Curaçao   1–2   Panama Willemstad, Curaçao
17:00 UTC−4
Report
Stadium: Ergilio Hato Stadium
Referee: Ismail Elfath (United States)
16 November 2023–24 Nations League QF Costa Rica   0–3   Panama San José, Costa Rica
21:00 UTC−6 Report
Stadium: Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá
Attendance: 17,787
Referee: Mario Escobar (Guatemala)
20 November 2023–24 Nations League QF Panama   3–1
(6–1 agg.)
  Costa Rica Panama City, Panama
21:00 UTC−5
Report Calvo   51' Stadium: Estadio Rommel Fernández
Attendance: 15,288
Referee: Saíd Martínez (Honduras)

2024 edit

21 March Nations League SF Panama   v   Mexico Arlington, United States
Stadium: AT&T Stadium
24 March Nations League 3rd/F Panama   v   United States or   Jamaica Arlington, United States
Stadium: AT&T Stadium
23 June 2024 Copa América Uruguay   v   Panama Miami Gardens, United States
21:00 UTC−4 Stadium: Hard Rock Stadium
27 June 2024 Copa América Panama   v   United States Atlanta, United States
18:00 UTC−4 Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
1 July 2024 Copa América Bolivia   v   Panama Orlando, United States
21:00 UTC−4 Stadium: Exploria Stadium

2025 edit

Coaching staff edit

Position Name
Head coach     Thomas Christiansen
Assistant coach   Francisco Javier Sánchez Jara
Assistant coach   Jorge Dely Valdés
Goalkeeping coach   Donaldo González

Managers edit

Caretaker managers are listed in italics.

Players edit

Current squad edit

The following players were called up for the 2023–24 CONCACAF Nations League A matches against Costa Rica on 16 and 20 November 2023.[18]

Caps and goals correct as of 17 October 2023, after the match against Guatemala.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Luis Mejía (1991-03-16) 16 March 1991 (age 32) 49 0   Racing
12 1GK César Samudio (1994-03-26) 26 March 1994 (age 29) 1 0   Marathón
22 1GK Orlando Mosquera (1994-12-25) 25 December 1994 (age 29) 10 0   Maccabi Tel Aviv

23 2DF Michael Amir Murillo (1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 28) 70 8   Marseille
2 2DF César Blackman (1998-04-02) 2 April 1998 (age 25) 14 0   Slovan Bratislava
4 2DF Fidel Escobar (1995-01-09) 9 January 1995 (age 29) 80 3   Saprissa
15 2DF Eric Davis (vice-captain) (1991-03-31) 31 March 1991 (age 32) 79 5   D.C. United
16 2DF Andrés Andrade (1998-10-16) 16 October 1998 (age 25) 21 1   LASK
3 2DF José Córdoba (2001-06-03) 3 June 2001 (age 22) 2 0   Levski Sofia
14 2DF Edgardo Fariña (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 22) 0 0   Municipal
13 2DF Jiovany Ramos (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 27) 7 0   Deportivo Táchira

19 3MF Alberto Quintero (1987-12-18) 18 December 1987 (age 36) 129 7   Cienciano
5 3MF Abdiel Ayarza (1992-09-12) 12 September 1992 (age 31) 22 3   Cusco
7 3MF José Luis Rodríguez (1998-06-19) 19 June 1998 (age 25) 39 2   Famalicão
10 3MF Yoel Bárcenas (1993-10-23) 23 October 1993 (age 30) 71 4   Mazatlán
6 3MF Cristian Martínez (1997-02-06) 6 February 1997 (age 27) 25 0   Al-Jandal
8 3MF Adalberto Carrasquilla (1998-11-28) 28 November 1998 (age 25) 41 1   Houston Dynamo
20 3MF Aníbal Godoy (captain) (1990-02-10) 10 February 1990 (age 34) 125 4   Nashville
21 3MF César Yanis (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 28) 38 3   San Carlos

11 4FW Ismael Díaz (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 26) 37 9   Universidad Católica
17 4FW José Fajardo (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 30) 38 9   D.C. United
18 4FW Cecilio Waterman (1991-04-13) 13 April 1991 (age 32) 25 8   Alianza Lima
9 4FW Alfredo Stephens (1994-12-25) 25 December 1994 (age 29) 21 1   Ironi Kiryat Shmona
4FW Eduardo Guerrero (2000-02-21) 21 February 2000 (age 24) 4 0   Zorya Luhansk

Recent call-ups edit

The following players have been called up within the past year.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Kevin Mosquera (1999-10-07) 7 October 1999 (age 24) 0 0   Herrera v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
GK Miguel Pérez (2003-02-21) 21 February 2003 (age 21) 0 0   Sporting San Miguelito v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
GK Emerson Dimas (2001-08-10) 10 August 2001 (age 22) 0 0   Plaza Amador v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
GK José Guerra (1994-09-12) 12 September 1994 (age 29) 1 0   San Francisco v   Argentina, 23 March 2023

DF Eduardo Anderson (2001-01-31) 31 January 2001 (age 23) 4 0   San Carlos v   Guatemala, 10 September 2023
DF Omar Valencia (2004-06-08) 8 June 2004 (age 19) 1 0   New York Red Bulls II v   Guatemala, 10 September 2023
DF Iván Anderson (1997-11-24) 24 November 1997 (age 26) 6 1   Fortaleza v   Martinique, 7 September 2023
DF Jan Carlos Vargas (1994-09-27) 27 September 1994 (age 29) 11 0   Tauro v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Érick Díaz (2006-03-04) 4 March 2006 (age 17) 0 0   Tauro v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Reyniel Perdomo (2001-04-28) 28 April 2001 (age 22) 0 0   Alianza v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Kevin Berkeley (2002-05-31) 31 May 2002 (age 21) 0 0   UMECIT v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Gabriel Brown (1998-07-14) 14 July 1998 (age 25) 0 0   Árabe Unido v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Carlos Harvey (2000-02-03) 3 February 2000 (age 24) 0 0   Minnesota United v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
DF Harold Cummings (1992-03-01) 1 March 1992 (age 31) 85 1   Monagas 2023 CONCACAF Nations League Finals
DF Roderick Miller (1992-04-03) 3 April 1992 (age 31) 34 2   Turan Tovuz 2023 CONCACAF Nations League Finals
DF Kevin Galván (1996-03-10) 10 March 1996 (age 27) 1 0   Sporting San Miguelito v.   Nicaragua, 10 June 2023
DF Richard Peralta (1993-09-20) 20 September 1993 (age 30) 12 0   Sporting San Miguelito v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
DF Michael Casazola (1993-04-27) 27 April 1993 (age 30) 0 0   Sporting San Miguelito v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
DF José Matos (2002-03-08) 8 March 2002 (age 21) 0 0   San Francisco v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023
DF Omar Alba (2004-03-26) 26 March 2004 (age 19) 0 0   Real Monarchs v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023

MF Jovani Welch (1999-12-07) 7 December 1999 (age 24) 7 0   Académico de Viseu v   Curaçao, 13 October 2023
MF Ángel Orelien (2001-04-02) 2 April 2001 (age 22) 2 0   Dunkerque v   Guatemala, 10 September 2023
MF Ricardo Hinds (2001-05-06) 6 May 2001 (age 22) 0 0   Potros del Este v   Martinique, 7 September 2023
MF Darwin Pinzón (1994-04-02) 2 April 1994 (age 29) 7 3   UMECIT v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
MF José Murillo (1995-02-24) 24 February 1995 (age 28) 7 1   Plaza Amador v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
MF Irving Gudiño (2000-11-15) 15 November 2000 (age 23) 3 0   Tauro v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
MF Cristian Quintero (2000-05-23) 23 May 2000 (age 23) 2 0   Tauro v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
MF José Bernal (2002-08-20) 20 August 2002 (age 21) 0 0   Deportivo Pasto v   Bolivia, 27 August 2023
MF Víctor Medina (2001-02-18) 18 February 2001 (age 23) 3 0   Tauro v.   Nicaragua, 10 June 2023
MF Martín Morán (2001-08-30) 30 August 2001 (age 22) 0 0   Etar v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
MF Miguel Camargo (1993-05-09) 9 May 1993 (age 30) 31 3   Tauro v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
MF Ricardo Ávila (1997-01-04) 4 January 1997 (age 27) 7 0   Universitario v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
MF Omar Browne (1994-05-03) 3 May 1994 (age 29) 12 0   Tauro v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
MF Rodrigo Tello (2003-08-18) 18 August 2003 (age 20) 1 0   Sporting San Miguelito v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023
MF Luis Fields (2003-03-08) 8 March 2003 (age 20) 0 0   Independiente v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023
MF Uziel Maltez (2002-03-20) 20 March 2002 (age 21) 0 0   Independiente v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023
MF Keny Bonilla (2003-04-02) 2 April 2003 (age 20) 0 0   San Francisco v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023

FW Rolando Blackburn (1990-01-09) 9 January 1990 (age 34) 54 12   Tauro v   Guatemala, 10 September 2023
FW Kahiser Lenis (2000-07-23) 23 July 2000 (age 23) 1 1   Jaguares v   Martinique, 7 September 2023
FW Azarías Londoño (2001-06-21) 21 June 2001 (age 22) 3 0   Comunicaciones 2023 CONCACAF Nations League Finals
FW Freddy Góndola (1995-09-18) 18 September 1995 (age 28) 14 1   Maccabi Bnei Reineh 2023 CONCACAF Nations League Finals
FW Tomás Rodríguez (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 24) 0 0   Sporting San Miguelito v.   Nicaragua, 10 June 2023
FW Ronaldo Córdoba (2000-12-21) 21 December 2000 (age 23) 5 0   Herrera v   Argentina, 23 March 2023
FW Leonel Tejada (2003-02-11) 11 February 2003 (age 21) 0 0   Árabe Unido v.   Guatemala, 12 March 2023

INJ Withdrew due to injury.
COV Withdrew due to COVID-19
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from the national team.
SUS Serving Suspension.
WD Withdrew for personal reasons.

Player records edit

As of 20 November 2023[19]
Players in bold are still active with Panama.

Most capped players edit

 
Gabriel Gómez is Panama's most capped player with 148 appearances.
Rank Player Caps Goals Career
1 Gabriel Gómez 148 12 2003–2018
2 Alberto Quintero 138 7 2007–present
3 Jaime Penedo 137 0 2003–2018
4 Aníbal Godoy 136 4 2010–present
5 Armando Cooper 123 9 2006–present
Blas Pérez 123 42 2001–2018
7 Román Torres 121 10 2005–2019
8 Luis Tejada 108 43 2001–2018
9 Gabriel Torres 104 24 2005–present
10 Felipe Baloy 103 4 2001–2018

Top goalscorers edit

 
Luis Tejada is Panama's all-time top scorer with 43 goals.
Rank Player Goals Caps Ratio Career
1 Luis Tejada 43 108 0.4 2001–2018
2 Blas Pérez 42 123 0.34 2001–2018
3 Gabriel Torres 24 104 0.23 2005–present
4 Luis Ernesto Tapia 20 77 0.26 1960–1979
5 Jorge Dely Valdés 19 48 0.4 1991–2005
6 James Santiago Anderson 18 23 0.78 1938–1948
Julio Dely Valdés 18 44 0.41 1990–2005
8 Carlos Martínez 17 20 0.85 1946–1954
9 Roberto Brown 15 54 0.28 2000–2011
10 Rolando Blackburn 12 56 0.21 2010–present
Gabriel Gómez 12 148 0.08 2003–2018

Competitive record edit

FIFA World Cup edit

FIFA World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad Pld W D L GF GA
  1930 Not a FIFA member Not a FIFA member
  1934
  1938 Did not enter Declined participation
  1950
  1954
  1958
  1962
  1966
  1970
  1974
  1978 Did not qualify 6 1 1 4 7 21
  1982 8 0 1 7 3 24
  1986 2 0 0 2 0 4
  1990 2 0 1 1 1 3
  1994 2 1 0 1 2 5
  1998 8 3 2 3 14 13
    2002 10 3 1 6 9 19
  2006 18 4 4 10 19 32
  2010 2 1 0 1 2 3
  2014 20 8 7 5 31 18
  2018 Group stage 32nd 3 0 0 3 2 11 Squad 16 6 5 5 16 15
  2022 Did not qualify 20 11 4 5 38 21
      2026 To be determined To be determined
      2030
  2034
Total Group stage 1/22 3 0 0 3 2 11 114 38 26 50 142 178

CONCACAF Gold Cup edit

CONCACAF Championship & Gold Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad
  1963 Group stage 6th 4 1 2 1 8 4 Squad
  1965 Did not enter
  1967 Did not qualify
  1969
  1971 Did not enter
  1973
  1977 Did not qualify
  1981
1985
1989
  1991 Did not enter
    1993 Group stage 7th 3 0 1 2 3 8 Squad
  1996 Did not qualify
  1998
  2000
  2002
    2003
  2005 Runners-up 2nd 6 2 3 1 7 6 Squad
  2007 Quarter-finals 6th 4 1 1 2 6 7 Squad
  2009 Quarter-finals 7th 4 1 1 2 7 5 Squad
  2011 Semi-finals 3rd 5 2 2 1 7 6 Squad
  2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 11 4 Squad
    2015 Third place 3rd 6 0 5 1 6 7 Squad
  2017 Quarter-finals 5th 4 2 1 1 6 3 Squad
      2019 Quarter-finals 7th 4 2 0 2 6 4 Squad
  2021 Group stage 9th 3 1 1 1 8 7 Squad
    2023 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 2 1 11 6 Squad
Total Runners-up 12/27 55 19 20 16 86 67

CONCACAF Nations League edit

CONCACAF Nations League record
League phase Finals
Season Division Group Pld W D L GF GA P/R RK Year Pos Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  2019−20 A B 4 1 0 3 5 9   8th   2021 Did not qualify
  2022–23 A B 4 3 1 0 8 0   4th   2023 4th 2 0 0 2 0 3 Squad
Total 8 4 1 3 13 9 4th Total 4th 2 0 0 2 0 3

Copa América edit

Copa América record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad
  19931 Not invited
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2004
  2007
  2011
  2015
  20162 Group stage 12th 3 1 0 2 4 10 Squad
  2019 Not invited
  2021
  2024 Qualified
Total Group stage 2/13 3 1 0 2 4 10
1 Ecuador 1993 was the first time nations from outside the CONMEBOL were invited.
2 United States 2016 was the first time nations from outside the CONMEBOL could qualify and host.

Copa Centroamericana edit

Copa Centroamericana record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1991 Preliminary round 5th 2 1 0 1 2 3
  1993 Third place 3rd 3 0 1 2 1 5
  1995 Fifth place 5th 2 0 0 2 0 3
  1997 Fifth place 5th 2 0 0 2 0 7
  1999 Did not enter
  2001 Fourth place 4th 3 0 1 2 3 6
  2003 Fifth place 5th 5 1 1 3 4 5
  2005 Fourth place 4th 4 1 0 3 1 5
  2007 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 5 2
  2009 Champions 1st 4 2 1 1 2 3
  2011 Third place 3rd 5 4 0 1 7 1
  2013 Fifth place 5th 2 0 2 0 1 1
  2014 Third place 3rd 3 2 1 0 5 2
  2017 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 4 2
Total 1 Title 13/14 46 18 9 19 35 45

CCCF Championship edit

CCCF Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1941 Fourth place 4th 4 1 1 2 11 16
  1943 Did not enter
  1946 Fifth place 5th 5 1 1 3 5 16
  1948 Third place 3rd 8 4 0 4 19 24
  1951 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 13 3
  1953 Seventh place 7th 6 0 1 5 6 16
  1955 Did not enter
  1957 Fourth place 4th 4 1 0 3 3 8
  1960 Did not enter
  1961 First round 7th 4 1 0 3 3 11
Total 1 Title 7/10 35 11 4 20 60 94

Head-to-head results edit

Updated as for 19 June 2023.

  1. ^ Includes the results of   Netherlands Antilles.

Honours edit

FIFA World Ranking edit

Last update was on 24 December 2022. Source:[20]

  Best Ranking    Worst Ranking    Best Mover    Worst Mover  

  Panama's FIFA World Ranking History
Rank Year Best Worst
Rank Move Rank Move
- 2023 - - - -
61 2022 60   3 61   1
63 2021 63   6 78   1
78 2020 77   4 81   1
81 2019 74   2 81   5
71 2018 53   2 71   14
55 2017 49   11 61   9
58 2016 51   7 69   18
64 2015 53   8 65   8
57 2014 29   8 63   30
38 2013 35   11 51   8
51 2012 43   7 54   6
49 2011 49   15 68   13
64 2010 59   27 97   20
70 2009 50   33 83   9
88 2008 60   7 96   23
67 2007 52   20 80   14
81 2006 59   24 98   39
78 2005 76   15 101   3
100 2004 100   14 127   2
125 2003 116   9 130   4
129 2002 111   129   6
109 2001 109   10 125   2
121 2000 118   16 139   3
138 1999 133   5 143   2
131 1998 120   4 131   6
119 1997 103   1 119   5
101 1996 101   15 133   5
126 1995 126   15 150   15
140 1994 130   1 140   5
132 1993 125   1 132   5

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 15 February 2024. Retrieved 15 February 2024.
  2. ^ Barrie Courtney. "Panama – International Results". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 6 February 2023. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
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