Press Release

NEWS: PayPal Park to Host International Friendly Between Guatemala and Panama on March 12


SAN JOSE, Calif. – PayPal Park, home of the San Jose Earthquakes, will host a friendly match between the men’s national teams of Guatemala and Panama on Sunday, March 12 at 4 p.m. PT. It marks the first match between the two national teams at PayPal Park.

An exclusive presale for Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders will begin on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. PT before tickets are made available to the general public that afternoon at 2 p.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased on

Guatemala returns to PayPal Park for the first time since facing El Salvador in a friendly on April 24, 2022. Los Chapines continue to evolve under the guidance of Mexican head coach Luis Fernando Tena as they prepare for their upcoming Concacaf Nations League matches vs. Belize (March 24) and French Guiana (March 27).

A member of FIFA’s Concacaf confederation, Panama has participated in prestigious competitions like the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cups, including being runner-ups in 2005 and 2013. Led by Danish head coach Thomas Christiansen and captained by former Quakes defender Harold Cummings, Panama continues preparations for their upcoming Concacaf Nations League match vs. Costa Rica on March 28.

About JA Masters Events 

JA Masters Events was founded in 2018 with the firm objective of providing top-level shows in the world of sports in the United States. The possibility of uniting the community through sport has been the foundation of our company. The diversity of our staff allows us to meet the needs of our people, aim for the highest level in everything and more when it comes to providing the best experience. Despite its short time in the market, JA Masters Events has the support and trust of national teams with a large market in the world of sports in the United States. For more information, go to

About PayPal Park 

PayPal Park, home to Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes, is an 18,000-seat soccer-specific stadium located on Coleman Ave. adjacent to the San Jose International Airport. The European-inspired building is the first cloud-enabled venue in MLS and is among the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world. The stadium features a canopy roof and the steepest-raked seating in MLS to provide the best possible fan experience. Additionally, the north end zone houses the largest outdoor bar in North America, a two-acre fan zone and a double-sided video scoreboard. The suites and club seats are located at field level, giving fans a premium experience unlike any other in professional sports. The stadium has hosted numerous non-MLS regular season events since its inaugural season in 2015, including the International Champions Cup, numerous U.S. Women’s National Team friendlies, the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup, the 2016 Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Arsenal FC and a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier for the U.S. Men’s National Team. For more information about PayPal Park, visit