MIAMI, Florida – The history of teams from the Caribbean in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League may not be as extensive as those from other regions, but there are five clubs that have carved out an impressive legacy since the tournament’s inception in 2008-09.
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T&T’s San Juan Jabloteh ended their campaign at this year’s Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League with a fourth straight loss from as many matches, 0-2 against Chapulineros de Oaxaca of Mexico in the losers quarterfinals at the Costa Rican Football Federation Sports Complex, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Wednesday.
"It will be really tough, but once we stay focused and compact, we have the ability to overturn the (deficit).”
T&T football has faced another embarrassing set-back after it was revealed following a reconvened T&T Football Association (TTFA) board meeting that the three clubs, which qualified for the 2019 Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship, have been barred by Concacaf from participating in this year’s event over a supposed failure by the association to meet the confederation’s club licensing requirements.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Police FC drew its first match in Group C of the 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF U-13 Champions League one-all with San Salvador of El Salvador, in Mexico last Saturday.
Central FC became the third and final Caribbean side to bow out of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League, losing 3-0 in the second leg round-of-16 series against hosts CD Árabe Unido who progressed on a 5-1 aggregate on Thursday at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama.
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the schedule for the upcoming 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF U-13 Champions League. The third edition of the competition kicks off this Saturday, August 5, and runs through August 12.
San Juan Jabloteh were shown the exit on Tuesday night in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League Round of 16, going down 2-1 in the return leg against Santos de Guapiles as the Costa Ricans advances to the quarterfinal round later this month with an 8-3 aggregate score.
Central FC, a side fielding a handful of debutants on the international scene, gave a commendable performance against Panama’s Club Deportivo Árabe Unido on Thursday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in their first leg clash of the inaugural Scotiabank CONCACAF League Round of 16 series.