The Panamanian national football team is Panama's national team and plays under the aegis of the Panamanian Football Federation (Federación Panameña de Fútbol). The Federation was founded in 1937, from 1938 is a member of FIFA, from 1961 CONCACAF. The Panamians were promoted to the finals of the World Cup in 2018 for the first time in history. They will play in group G together with England, Belgium and Tunisia on Russian football fields.
In 2005 and 2013 they won the second place in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, in 2011 and 2015 they took the third place. In Copa Centroamericana, in turn, they once triumphed (2009), twice won second place (2007, 2017) and three times finished in third place (1993, 2011, 2014). The nickname of the national team is the Crimson Tide (La Marea Roja) or Kanałowcy (Los Canaleros). In 2009 they won the UNCAF Nations Cup.
The Panama team takes (as of 6 July 2017) 5th place in the CONCACAF classification .
Former Lech Poznan player Luis Henríquez performs in the Panama team.