Panama coach lost his father but has already joined the team for the Nations League – La Opinion

Panama coach lost his father but has already joined the team for the Nations League – La Opinion


The Panama National Team already has its coach, Thomas Christiansen, for this Thursday’s match the semifinals of the Concacaf Nations League where they will face Mexico in Texasdespite the fact that the coach recently suffered the death of his father in Denmark.

According to a report from TUDN, the father of the Panamanian coach would have lost his life last Saturday, but this Monday the technical director arrived with the rest of the players at the Panamanian team’s concentration in Dallas to continue preparing for the match they will play against the Mexicans at AT&T Stadium.

The incorporation of Thomas Christiansen to the national team generated surprise since the concentration of the Central American team had begun the weekend under the command of the technical assistant, Javier Sánchez Jara, taking into account the situation of the coach who chose not to ask for more time to accompany his family at this time.

The Panamanian Football Federation published on its social networks part of the team’s arrival in Dallas to continue with its concentration for the match against Mexico.

The Panama National Team had to complete an intense trip to finally end up arriving in Frisco, the city of its concentration on American soil. After arriving by air in Texas from Panama, they had to take a bus transfer lasting about three hours to arrive at their concentration hotel on Monday night.

The Panamanian team, which He will not be able to count on goalkeeper Luis Mejía due to an injury suffered with his team, Uruguayan Nacional de Montevideo during a Copa Libertadores match, he is preparing for an important match against El Tri where the pass to the decisive stage of the Concacaf Nations League will be at stake.

The clash will be this Thursday at the AT&T Stadium in Texas where hours before the teams from the United States and Jamaica will be facing each other for the other ticket to the final that will be held at the same stage on Sunday.

This is what the patch that the Panama National Team players will wear on their shirts looks like this Thursday against Mexico as a tribute to the scorer Luis “Matador” Tejada.

Panama will pay tribute to Luis Tejada

The Panamanian Soccer Federation reported this Tuesday that the national team players will be wearing a patch on their shirts to pay tribute to the legend of Canaleño soccer, Luis “Matador” Tejada, who died a few weeks ago due to heart problems.

The patch in question bears the number 18 that the former player used during his career as well as the silhouette of the memorable Chilean goal he scored against the Mexican National Team in the Concacaf qualifiers on March 30, 2005.

The news of the patch came to light after intense rumors about the possibility of an atypical black shirt in the Panama National Team that they would be wearing during their participation in the next edition of the Copa América, something that has not been confirmed by the Panamanian federation. .

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