Panama will face the United States in San Diego in the semi-finals of the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Panamanian players arrive in San Diego. Photo: Fepafut
to choose Panama On Monday in San Diego, he landed his penultimate place in his quest to reach the final Gold Cup 2023 to CONCACAF.
The Panamanian team trained on Monday morning for the last time dallasAnd, just hours later, he left for the San DiegoCalifornia on their charter flight to face their next semi-final match, on Wednesday, July 12, against the reigning champions United State.
The National Squadron departed Irving, Texas at 3:00 pm local time and landed at San Diego International Airport, a 5:30 p.m. ET PanamaAfter a journey of about two and a half hours.
Hours later, the players and coaching staff settled into their Focus Hotel with the goal of their important meeting Wednesday at SnapDragon Stadium, the game’s sports home. San Diego State University.
San Diego It became the fourth place visited by the national team in this Gold Cup 2023 Having played matches in Fort Lauderdale, New Jersey, Houston and Dallas.
In Dallas, the team trained this morning at Court #8 at the Toyota Soccer Center, in Frisco, Texas.
It was a roughly 90-minute workout, involving the entire available group, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am rehearsing the plan to be executed in front of the US team.
Before starting training, players Ismail Diaz Author of a hat-trick in last Saturday’s 4-0 thrashing of Qatar at AT&T Stadium in Dallas He was very pleased with his quarter-final performance, but made it clear that that was behind him and the goal now was to advance to the Grand Final.
“It was a moment of happiness on a personal level, but after that, I feel even happier for the team,” he said. Ismail Diaz.
“We went to a stage where we were very confident we could do it, as we worked hard in those previous days, but that’s behind us, we lived, we enjoyed the moment, and the important thing now is the next game, where if we really want to achieve something important we have to win,” Said the striker from Universidad Católica, from Ecuador, and author of 4 goals so far in the tournament.
For his part, Parcenas, who was responsible for the first goal against the Qataris, stated that the key for the Americans is to continue showing the good football they have presented so far.
On Tuesday, July 11, the Panamanian team completed its first training session at the headquarters San Diego, California.
The Citizen XI must practice at 9:00 AM local time (11:00 AM local time). Panama) in domains San Diego surf park.
After training, Coach Thomas Christiansen W One of the players will speak at a press conference, at 4:30pm local time, at SnapDragon Stadium, the venue for their match on Wednesday, for a ticket to the final.
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