Na­tional hol­i­day as team qual­ify

The Citizen (KZN) - - INTERNATIONAL - Panama City

– Panama Pres­i­dent Juan Car­los Varela de­clared a na­tional hol­i­day in cel­e­bra­tion at the cen­tral Amer­i­can coun­try’s first ever qual­i­fi­ca­tion for the World Cup.

“It’s a his­toric day for the coun­try. To­mor­row (yes­ter­day) will be a na­tional hol­i­day for pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor work­ers,” Varela said on Twit­ter on Wed­nes­day.

Panama came from be­hind to beat Costa Rica 2-1 on Tues­day night and book their ticket to Rus­sia 2018. – AFP

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