World Cup 2018: Panama president declares national holiday to celebrate World Cup berth

PANAMA CITY: Panama president Juan Carlos Varela has proclaimed a national holiday in celebration at the focal American country’s first since forever qualification for the World Cup.

“It’s a notable day for the country. [Thursday] will be a national occasion for open and private division laborers,” Varela said on Twitter on Wednesday. Panama dug out from a deficit to beat Costa Rica 2-1 on Tuesday and book a ticket to Russia 2018. The victory left them third in the CONCACAF region capability behind Mexico and Costa Rica, and hair-raisingly helped thump the United States out of conflict.

A huge number of Panamanians celebrated long into the night in the capital Panama City as a discord of car horns welcomed the notable news.

“Today the planets adjusted, you should never lose confidence,” Varela had said on the Estadio Rommel Fernandez contribute the capital after the match.

Despite the fact that not Panama’s national diversion, football is quickly getting up to speed with baseball and boxing as the nation’s most loved game.