Panama national football team

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Panama
Nickname(s)Los Canaleros (The Canal Men)
La Marea Roja (The Red Tide)
AssociationFederación Panameña de Fútbol
ConfederationCONCACAF
Sub-confederationUNCAF (Central America)
Head coachJulio Dely Valdés (interim)
CaptainRomán Torres
Most capsGabriel Gómez (147)
Top scorerLuis Tejada, Blas Pérez (43)
Home stadiumEstadio Rommel Fernández
FIFA codePAN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 76 Decrease 5 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest29 (March 2014)
Lowest150 (August 1995)
Elo ranking
Current 65 Decrease 17 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest28 (July 2013)
Lowest151 (June 1984)
First international
 Panama 3–1 Venezuela 
(Panama City, Panama; 12 February 1938)[3]
Biggest win
 Panama 12–1 Puerto Rico 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 13 December 1946)[3]
Biggest defeat
  Switzerland 6–0 Panama 
(Lucerne, Switzerland; 27 March 2018)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2018)
Best resultGroup Stage (2018)
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1963)
Best resultRunners-up (2005, 2013)

Panama national football team is the national football team of Panama.

Most appearances[change | change source]

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 José Anthony Torres 85 0 2000-2007
2 Ricardo Phillips 80 8 1996-2007
3 Luis Ernesto Tapia 77 27 1963-1979
4 Alberto Blanco 66 2 2000-2007
5 Felipe Baloy 61 2 2001-2007
6 Ubaldo Guardia 60 0 1993-2003
7 José Luis Garcés 58 20 2000-2007
8 Carlos Rivera 49 3 2004-2007
9 Engie Mitre 48 0 2003-2006
10 Luis Moreno 45 0 2001-2007

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Julio Dely Valdés 22 1990-2005
2 Victor Rene Mendieta 16 1990-2002
3 José Luis Garcés 15 2000-2007
4 Roberto Brown 14 2000-2007
5 Blas Pérez 9 2000-2007
6 Ricardo Phillips 8 1996-2007

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Barrie Courtney. "Panama – International Results". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 23 July 2013.