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WC Qualification CONCACAF

  • September 7, 2012
  • • 7:45 PM
  • • BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario
  • Referee: J. Solis
  • • Attendance: 17586

World Cup Qualifying Preview: Canada - Panama

World Cup Qualifying Preview: Canada - Panama

Canada Soccer / Giamou

Canada can grab top spot in Group C with a win against Panama at BMO Field.

Canada (4-2-3-1): Hirschfeld; Edgar, McKenna, Hainault, de Jong; de Guzman, Hutchinson; Ricketts, De Rosario, Johnson; Occean.

Panama (4-4-2): Penedo; Enriquez, Baloy, Torres, Cedeno; Barahona, Cooper, Gomez, Quintero; Perez, Tejada

  • Panama and Canada are first and second, respectively, in Group C of the current qualification phase. Honduras sits in third with Cuba rounding out the group. The top two teams will advance to the final round.
  • Panama opened the current round of qualification with a shock 2-0 victory at Honduras, with both goals coming from FC Dallas striker Blas Perez.
  • Canada has not qualified for a World Cup since 1986. It has not reached the final round of qualifying, the Hexagonal, since 1998. Panama is hoping to qualify for its first ever World Cup tournament.
  • With his next goal, Dwayne De Rosario will take sole custody of Canada's all-time scoring lead. He is currently tied with former national team head coach Dale Mitchell.
  • Canada is currently enjoying a record seven-game streak of home World Cup qualifiers with attendances of at least 10,000. BMO Field has hosted five of those matches.


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Head to Head
Gold Cup ‎(GC)‎ Jul 14, 2013 Panama 0 - Canada 0
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WCQ 2014 (Concacaf) ‎(WCQN)‎ Sep 11, 2012 Panama 2 - Canada 0
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WCQ 2014 (Concacaf) ‎(WCQN)‎ Sep 7, 2012 Canada 1 - Panama 0
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Gold Cup ‎(GC)‎ Jun 14, 2011 Canada 1 - Panama 1
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Last Five Matches
Jun 3, 2014Brazil 4 - Panama 0FR
May 31, 2014Panama 1 - Serbia 1FR
Oct 15, 2013Panama 2 - USA 3WCQN
Oct 11, 2013Mexico 2 - Panama 1WCQN
Sep 10, 2013Honduras 2 - Panama 2WCQN
Team News
Available Squads
1J. PenedoGoalkeeper
23F. BaloyDefender
13Jean CedeñoMidfielder
17Luis Alfonso HenriquezDefender
5R. TorresDefender
21A. HenríquezMidfielder
14J. PérezMidfielder
10N. BarahonaMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
18L. TejadaStriker
12L. MejíaGoalkeeper
4C. RodríguezDefender
14E. DasentDefender
-Roderick MillerDefender
11Armando CooperMidfielder
20Aníbal Cesis GodoyMidfielder
6G. GómezMidfielder
8M. SánchezMidfielder
-E. Aguilar
-R. BlackburnStriker
15Y. GlaizeStriker

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