Panama Ranked 60 on FIFA
Panama now ranked 60 on FIFA, but No. 5 in the central and north America as well as the Caribbean region, which was behind Mexico, Costa rica, the US and Haiti. In this World-cup preelection and group division match, Panama, as well as Costa rica, Haiti, Jamaica was divided into group B, and finally, Panama ranked 2 in this group by 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses and got 10 scores, making it reach the final in the central north American matches. In the top 6 matches, Panama got 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, ranking 3 in central and north America, and this team got qualified for the world-cup final. The team members from Panama came from everywhere, some of them were from 8 teams including Panama, American career league, Mexico super league as well as Columbia team, among which, there're only 7 serving the national team, 3 for the American career league, and they are the defender Murillo (New York Red Bull), Midfield Camargo (New York city), Midfielder Godoy (San Jose Earthquake).
The Panama goalkeeper Calderon had just got the Gold Glove award in the central north American and Caribbean Club Cup.