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Dominica out of World Cup running- suffers loss to Panama

The Men’s National football team put on one of their best showings ever on the international stage, but they came up just short of a major upset in their world cup qualifying match against Panama the top ranked team in group D on Sunday.

Forced to play their home fixture in the Dominican Republic because of the covid-19 pandemic, Dominica entered the match, knowing that all odds were against them, and knowing that they were up against a team that had made it all the way to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Panama started the game ranked at number 78 in the FIFA World Rankings, while Dominica at 184 out of the 210 playing nations.

The scores were at 1-nil until the 82nd Minute when substitute Audel Laville produced a moment of magic to grab the equalizer for Dominica.

The Full Time score Panama 2, Dominica 1.

Head Coach of the team Rajesh Latchoo says despite the loss, Dominica showed the world that they are capable of competing against the big teams.

Senior Men’s National Coach Rajech Latchoo.

DFA Media also spoke with Audel Laville.

Audel Laville.

 

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