Digicel T&T Pro League champions Defence Force and runner-up Caledonia AIA will kick off their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship qualifiers today.
Caribbean Club Championship
Former Caribbean Club Champions Caledonia AIA and Defence Force will begin their quest for places in next season’s Concacaf Champions League when the Trinidadian clubs contest Group Two and Three, respectively, in the 2014 CFU Club Championship group stage from March 21-25.
Caledonia AIA are one foot inside a second consecutive appearance in the CONCACAF Champions’ League after edging Jamaican club Portmore United 1-0 at Hasely Crawford Stadium on Monday night.
A California based company and a firm registered in Barbados have come together to stage a professional football league for teams in the Caribbean.
"Our heads are up and we're ready to go," says Caledonia AIA captain Stephan David, as the Morvant-Laventille club announced a 20-man squad to face Jamaican club Portmore United on Monday and Wednesday of this week.
A professional Caribbean league spanning the mainly island nations would boost football's development in the region and could be a reality in three or four years, CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb said on Tuesday.
Trinidad and Tobago Pro League outfit Caledonia AIA will attempt to get another taste of the Concacaf Champions League when they face off against Portsmore FC of Jamaica in two key Caribbean Football Union playoff qualifiers on May 20 and 22.
Caledonia AIA of Morvant-Laventille on Wednesday qualified for its second consecutive CONCACAF Champions’ League after wrapping up a two-match play-off against Jamaican club Portmore United with a 3:2 aggregate score.