World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Panama beats Jamaica 2-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018

PANAMA CITY, Sep. 2, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (American Qualifiers) : Panama defeated Jamaica by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday night at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium in Panama City.

Panama dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Torres in the 28th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Panamanians further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Arroyo in stoppage time.

The result put the Panamanians second in Group B with 10 points. Jamaica is third with 4 points. In their last game, Panama will meet group leaders Costa Rica at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium on September 6, while Jamaica will face Haiti.

Fixtures and Results : Fourth Round Group B

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Overview

Panama at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)

Jamaica at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (1998)
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1966)
2018 World Cup Poster
Panama
2:0
Jamaica
2:0 (1:0)
  • 2 September 2016
  • 20:30
  • Panama City

Fourth Round Group B

TeamPts
Costa Rica13
Panama10
Jamaica4
Haiti1

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