2010 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Clausura Final

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2010 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Clausura Final
Event 2010 LPF Clausura
Date 14 May 2010
Venue Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City
Man of the Match José Justavino (Árabe Unido)[1]
Referee Rolando Vidal (Panama)
Attendance 20,125[2]

The 2010 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Clausura Final was the final match of the 2010 Liga Panameña de Fútbol Clausura, the 26th season of the top league competition in Panamanian football.


San Francisco went into the match as six-time Liga Panameña de Fútbol winners, having previously won in 1994-95, 1995-96, 2006, 2007 (C), 2008 (A) and 2009 (A), while Árabe Unido had won the competition five times previously, having won in 1998-99, 2001, 2004, 2008 (C) and 2009 (C).

During the 2010 Clausura season, San Francisco drew 1-1 against Árabe Unido at the Armando Dely Valdés in January with goals from Alberto Zapata and Víctor René Mendieta Jr. respectively, and defeated them 2-0 at the Agustín Sánchez in March with goals from Ricardo Phillips and Boris Alfaro.[3][4]

San Francisco's Amir White is the only player who missed this final due to a suspension.

Previous finals[edit]

This is the second final between these two clubs, the previous match dates back to December 2, 2007 when San Francisco defeated Árabe Unido in a penalty shoot-out.



San Francisco
Árabe Unido
GK 16 Colombia William Negrete
RB 15 Panama Osvaldo González Substituted off 65'
CB 3 Panama Rolando Algandona
CB 2 Panama Carlos Rivera
LB 7 Panama Wess Torres YC
RM 18 Panama Ricardo Phillips
DM 4 Panama Juan Ramón Solis YC
DM 5 Panama Manuel Torres (c) YC
LM 11 Panama Víctor Herrera
FW 19 Colombia Johan de Avila YC
FW 26 Panama Alberto Zapata Substituted off 80'
FW 21 Panama Boris Alfaro Substituted in 65'
RM 10 Panama Luis Olivardia Substituted in 80'
Panama Gary Stempel
GK 1 Colombia Carlos Bejarano
RB 31 Panama Eric Davis
CB 4 Colombia Andrés Santamaría
CB 32 Panama Harold Cummings
LB 21 Panama David Daniels
RM 11 Panama Armando Cooper (c)
DM 6 Panama Alejandro Vélez YC
CM 18 Panama Luis Ángel Rodríguez
LM 13 Panama José Justavino Substituted off 75' YC 47'
FW 16 Panama Víctor René Mendieta Jr. Substituted off 65'
FW 22 Panama Publio Rodríguez Red card 49'
FW 10 Panama Orlando Rodríguez Substituted in 65'
LM 23 Colombia Camilo Aguirre Substituted in 75'
Colombia Richard Parra


  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official: Jaffet Perea (Panama)


  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.
2010 Clausura Champion:
Árabe Unido
6th Title


  1. ^ Premian a los mejores del torneo Clausura LPF 2010
  2. ^ Pino, Claudio Orlando. "Final de la LPF rompió record", Mi Diario, Panama, 18 May 2010.
  3. ^ Árabe Unido 1-1 San Francisco
  4. ^ San Francisco 2-0 Árabe Unido