Two second-half goals by Armando Cooper in the 52nd and Edgar Barcenas in the 68th minute for Panama, confined T&T to its first defeat 2-0 in Group D of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in the United States on Tuesday night.
The result now means that the Soca Warriors will have to get a result each when they face the host in their second match on Saturday, and then four days later when they take on regional rivals Guyana.
Hundreds turned out for the funeral service of T&T footballer Jason "Nelly" Marcano, which was held at the Arima Velodrome.
36-year-old Marcano died in a vehicular accident on May 30th in his home town of Arima.
He represented Trinidad and Tobago 12 times during a career that saw him achieve prominence in the game domestically.
Trinidad and Tobago has named its provisions 40-player roster for the Concacaf Gold Cup in June.
The roster will serve as the basis for the final 23-player list will be announced by Concacaf the first week of June.
After the official announcement, only injury-related changes will be allowed, up until 24 hours before each team’s first match and any injury replacements must come from the preliminary 40-player roster.
Goalkeeper Zane Coker and pivot Kevon Woodley scored two goals each in Trinidad and Tobago’s 6-0 win over Turks and Caicos Islands at the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico Monday afternoon.
Ryan Augustine and Shane Hospedales also netted for team T&T, which up until late last week was in danger of not traveling to the tournament due to unavailability of funding.
T&T will play the USVI next from 1 pm on Tuesday May 14th.