2020 was a very changing season for Panamá national team, which got some big wins and also suffered some painful defeats. It's almost mid-2021 and they’re ready to face a series of matches that can give them the chance to play for meaningful teams.
The Central American country will have a very entertaining schedule this year and it’s time to break down when they’re playing, the locations and the rivals for each match. They will try to relive old glories and return to the FIFA World Cup and the CONCACAF tournament will be relatively easy in the first stages.
They will also play in the Gold Cup as well as international friendlies. It’s time to go through this calendar that will see Panama playing to reach big things. It won’t be easy but they already defeated the odds a couple of years ago.
Panama Results in 2021
Panama have featured in three international games in 2021. Let's check out how they fared so far.
January 29: Panama vs Serbia 0-0, International Friendly
March 26: Panama vs Barbados 1-0, FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONCACAF
March 28: Dominica vs Panama 1-2, FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONCACAF
Panamá schedule for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
Two months after their first friendly matches of the year, Panamá will play the first two of four rounds of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. They will face rivals that shouldn’t give them many problems at this stage of the tournament. The third game of the first round of the CONCACAF qualifiers will see Anguilla receiving Panamá on June 5, in a game that shouldn’t be that hard for the Central Americans. To close the first round of this tournament and the qualifiers for this year, Panamá receives Dominica at Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez, on June 8.
Panamá schedule for the 2022 CONCACAF Gold Cup
After they’re done with the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Panamá will start a new edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. They will be part of Group D, where Honduras, Granada, and Qatar will wait for them.