The president of Panama has declared Wednesday a national holiday after the country’s soccer team qualified for the World Cup for the first time. A country-wide street party broke out in Panama last night (Oct . 10) after the team beat Costa Rica 2-1.
“Thank you team,” President Juan Carlos Varela said on Twitter. “Today you made history realizing the dream of more than 4 million Panamanians.”
Here are ten songs by Panamanian artists to celebrate the national team’s World Cup qualifying victory.
“Vengo de Panama,” Los Rakas
“Muevelo,” El General
“Creo en Ti,” Ruben Blades
“Ellos Venian (Dem Bow)” Nando Boom
“Panama Esta Bueno y Ma,” Los Exagerados
“Te Quiero,” Flex
“La Murga de Panama,” Papi Brandao y su Conjunto Aires Tableños
“Panama Verde, Panama Red,” Cienfue
“Vamos a la Playa,” Kafu Banton
“Meneo,” Fito Blanko