• Tuesday Oct 17, 2017

    Panama kicks off camp for Grenada friendly

    Carlos Small (pictured) is one of eight players from Arabe Unido called up to Panama for an international friendly on October 24, 2017, against host Grenada. (Photo: Israel Zapateiro)

    PANAMA CITY, Panama – A week after earning a berth in next year’s FIFA World Cup, Panama opened Tuesday a minicamp in preparation for an international friendly at Grenada on October 24.

    Head coach Hernan Dario Gomez named a 19-man roster comprised exclusively of players from the Liga Panameña de Fútbol, including the Arabe Unido duo midfielder Jose Gonzalez and defender Roberto Chen, each of whom made at least one appearance during CONCACAF qualifying.  They will be joined by six Expreso Azul teammates in the Caribbean

    Panama defeated visiting Costa Rica, 2-1, on October 10, to finish third in the Hexagonal table and book a ticket to Russia.


    GOALKEEPERS: Orlando Mosquera (Tauro FC), Alex Rodríguez (San Francisco FC)

    DEFENDERS: Azmahar Ariano (Arabe Unido), Roberto Chen (Arabe Unido), Sergio Ortega (Plaza Amador), Angel Patrick (Arabe Unido), Richard Peralta (Tauro FC), Jan Carlos Vargas (Tauro FC)

    MIDFIELDERS: Chamell Asprilla (Arabe Unido), Jose Gonzalez (Arabe Unido), Eduardo Guerrero (Chorrillo FC), Leslie Heraldez (Arabe Unido), Josiel Nuñez (Arabe Unido), Marcos Sanchez (Tauro FC), Manuel Vargas (Chorrillo FC)

    FORWARDS: Ronaldo Dinolis (Sporting San Miguelito), Jose Fajardo (CA Independiente), Carlos Small (Arabe Unido), Alfredo Stephens (Chorrillo FC)



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