Central American Club Competitions 2017/18


On January 23, 2017 CONCACAF announced changes for 2017/18 season, including a new competition called CONCACAF League and a new format for the Champions League.
  • Caribbean Zone Qualifying (CFU Club Champions Cup 2017)
  • CONCACAF League 2017
  • CONCACAF Champions League 2018
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    overview | 2016/17


    Caribbean Zone Qualifying (CFU Club Champions Cup 2017)

    First Round
    
    NB: Central FC (Couva) bye to final round
    
    Group A (Antigua Recreation Ground, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda)
    Feb 22: Racing Gonaïves-Inter Moengotapoe        2-2
      [Doriscar Marckens 17, 81; Kareem Kwasie 9, Naldo Kwasie 68]
            Greenbay Hoppers-Bequia United           2-1
      [Tamarley Thomas 16, Kamoi Bess 70og; Kamal Ollivierre 28]
    Feb 24: Bequia United-Racing Gonaïves            0-4
      [Estenio Laurent 9, Bendy Charles 16, Marckens Dorisca 25, Jackson Jean 41pen]
            Greenbay Hoppers-Inter Moengotapoe       0-2
      [Stefano Rijssel 47, Donnegy Fer 82]
    Feb 26: Inter Moengotapoe-Bequia United          4-1
      [Stefano Rijssel 22, Jurmen Vallei 65pen, Kareem Kwasie 90, 90+4; Mark Browne 39pen]
            Greenbay Hoppers-Racing Gonaïves         0-2
      [Bendy Charles 38, Jamesley Daniel 43]
     
     1.Racing FC (Gonaïves)               3  2  1  0  8- 2  7
     2.Inter Moengotapoe (Moengo)         3  2  1  0  8- 3  7
     3.Greenbay Hoppers (St. John's)      3  1  0  2  2- 5  3
     4.Bequia United (Port Elizabeth)     3  0  0  3  2-10  0
    
    Group B (Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
    Mar  1: Police Force FC-Cibao FC                0-16
      [Woodensky Cherenfant 2, 12, 15, 48, José Jáquez 4, 25, Domingo Peralta 34, 41, 42, 51, 
       Charles Hérold Jr. 45, 90+3, Patrick Soko 68, 83, Kerbi Rodríguez 75, Edward Acevedo 82]
            Don Bosco-USR                            1-1
      [Géraldy Joseph 38; Steeve Désert 12]
    Mar  3: Cibao FC-USR                             1-0
      [Domingo Peralta 77]
            Don Bosco-Police Force FC               11-0
      [Benchy Estama 1, Waldo Vernet 6, Kerlins Georges 13, 26, 33, 45, 62, Geraldy Joseph 39, 
       Jean St. Hubert 41, Massigno Joseph 55, 75]
    Mar  5: USR-Police Force FC                     10-0
      [Fabien Nestor 10, 14, Keiroy Huggins 22og, Joree Santos 25pen, Marcos Nascimiento 26, 
       Marc Mathaisan 3,9 59 81, Gilles Dan 56, Ludovic Gotin 88pen]
            Don Bosco-Cibao FC                       1-1
      [Kerlins Georges 23; Woodenski Cherefant 29]
    
     1.Cibao FC (Stgo. de los Caballeros) 3  2  1  0 18- 1  7
     2.Don Bosco (Port-au-Prince)         3  1  2  0 13- 2  5
     3.USR (Sainte-Rose)                  3  1  1  1 11- 2  4
     4.Police Force FC (Lookout)          3  0  0  3  0-37  0
    
    Group C (Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica
    Mar  1: Barcelona Atlético-Elite SC              4-0
      [Oscar Castillo 53, Jesús Meza 54, 71, José Adolfo Guerra 73]
            Montego Bay United-Grenades FC           2-3
      [Johann Weatherly 82, Owayne Gordon 90+4; Tevaughn Harriette 13, 31, Nazir McBurnette 67]
    Mar  3: Grenades FC-Barcelona Atlético           2-2
      [Rakeem Henry 36pen, Tevaughn Harriett 58; José Adolfo Guerra 32, 42]
            Montego Bay United-Elite SC              5-0
      [Dino Williams 14, Ronaldo Rodney 60, Owayne Gordon 74, 77, Johann Weatherly 90+3]
    Mar  5: Elite SC-Grenades FC                     0-2
      [Tevaughn Harriette 56, 67]
            Montego Bay United-Barcelona Atlético    2-2
      [Owayne Gordon 81pen, Dino Williams 85; Jesús Meza 32, Ismael Díaz 61]
    
     1.Grenades FC (St. John's)           3  2  1  0  7- 4  7
     2.Barcelona Atlético (Santo Domingo) 3  1  2  0  8- 4  5
     3.Montego Bay United                 3  1  1  1  9- 5  4
     4.Elite SC (George Town)             3  0  0  3  0-11  0
     
    Group D (Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel, Bayamón, Puerto Rico)
    Mar 14: Scholars International-Portmore United   0-2
      [Kareem Manning 4, 21]
            Puerto Rico FC-Transvaal                 1-0
      [Héctor Ramos 28pen]
    Mar 16: Transvaal-Scholars International         4-0
      [Debolha Akoela 28, Alessadnro Ferreira 48, Sorencio Juliaans 88, Jerry Boldewijn 90+1]
            Puerto Rico FC-Portmore United           0-1
      [Ricardo Morris 90+1]
    Mar 18: Portmore United-Transvaal                6-1
      [Sue-Lae McCalla 20, Cherwin Doorson 24og, Tremaine Stewart 33, Cleon Pryce 52pen, 
       Ewan Grandison 56, Maalique Foster 81; Ivenzo Comvalius 66]
            Puerto Rico FC-Scholars International    4-0
      [Mike Ramos 14, Sidney Rivera 35, Brian Bement 51, Cristiano Dias 57]
    
     1.Portmore United                    3  3  0  0  9- 1  9
     2.Puerto Rico FC (Bayamón)           3  2  0  1  5- 1  6
     3.Transvaal (Paramaribo)             3  1  0  2  5- 7  3
     4.Scholars International (West Bay)  3  0  0  3  0-10  0
    
    Group E (Victoria Park, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines)
    Mar  8: Flames United-San Juan Jabloteh          0-9
      [Keithy Simpson 11, 51, 58, Nathan Lewis 22, 40, 44, Jairo Lombardo 57, Tyrone Charles 72, 
       Jamal Gay 82]
            System 3-CS Moulien                      0-4
      [Krismiller Bolmin 38, Sharn Lowman 49og, Vladimir Pascal 65, Steve Bizasène 82]
    Mar 10: San Juan Jabloteh-CS Moulien             4-1
      [Vurlon Mills 17, Jairo Lombardo 20, 68, Nathan Lewis 85; Minnji Gomez 13]
            System 3-Flames United                   9-2
      [Azinho Solomon 5, 62, 71, Myron Samuel 45, 45+1, 54, Kemron Osment 60, Chad Bascombe 87, 
       Kyle Edwards 90+3; Yonel Martin 58, Rosshawn Haird 65]
    Mar 12: CS Moulien-Flames United                 8-0
      [Elbert Anatol 2, Larry Clavier 8, 18, 37, 90+3, Vladimir Pascal 45, 52, 88]
            System 3-San Juan Jabloteh               0-1
      [Tyrone Charles 65]
    
     1.San Juan Jabloteh (Port of Spain)  3  3  0  0 14- 1  9
     2.CS Moulien (Le Moule)              3  2  0  1 13- 4  6
     3.System 3 (Kingstown)               3  1  0  2  9- 7  3
     4.Flames United (Philipsburg)        3  0  0  3  2-26  0
    
    Final Round
    (May 14-21; Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago)
    
    Group A
    May 14: Central FC-Grenades FC                   3-1
      [Jason Marcano 37, Carlos Edwards 45, Nathaniel Garcia 85; Tevaughn Harriette 6]
    May 16: Cibao FC-Grenades FC                     2-2
      [Woodensky Cherenfant 54, 56; Tevaughn Harriette 86, César García 86og]
    May 18: Central FC-Cibao FC                      0-1
      [Patrick Soko 54]
    
     1.Cibao FC (Stgo. de los Caballeros) 2  1  1  0  3- 2  4
     2.Central FC (Couva)                 2  1  0  1  3- 2  3
     3.Grenades FC (St. John's)           2  0  1  1  3- 5  1
    
    Group B
    May 14: San Juan Jabloteh-Racing Gonaïves        2-0
      [Nathan Lewis 50, Joseph Mitchelson 85og]
    May 16: Portmore United-Racing Gonaïves          1-0
      [Ricardo Morris 17]
    May 18: San Juan Jabloteh-Portmore United        2-2
      [Adrian Reid 34pen, Vurlon Mills 41; Jeremie Lynch 85, Ewan Grandison 87]
    
     1.San Juan Jabloteh (Port of Spain)  2  1  1  0  4- 2  4
     2.Portmore United                    2  1  1  0  3- 2  4
     3.Racing FC (Gonaïves)               2  0  0  2  0- 3  0
    
    Third Place Match
    May 21: Central FC-Portmore United               2-2  3-5p
      [Jason Marcano 5, Keston George 90+2; Damion Binns 32, Cleon Pryce 77]
    
    Final
    May 21: Cibao FC-San Juan Jabloteh               1-0
      [Richard Dabas 30]
    
    Cibao FC qualified to CONCACAF Champions League 2018
    San Juan Jabloteh, Portmore United and Central FC qualified to CONCACAF League 2017
    

    CONCACAF League 2017

    Inaugural Season
    
    The new competition is open to clubs from Central America (13) and the Caribbean (3) only.
    
    Winners qualify to CONCACAF Champions League 2018.
    
    Central America qualification:
    
    Belize:      Belmopan Bandits (Opening 2016 and Closing 2017 champions)
    
    Costa Rica:  LD Alajuelense (non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
                 Santos de Guapiles (non-champion with second best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
    
    El Salvador: Alianza (Apertura 2016 runners-up and non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
                 Águila (non-champion with second best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
    
    Honduras:    Honduras Progreso (non-champion with second best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
                 Platense (Apertura 2016 runners-up)
                 Olimpia (non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
    
    Nicaragua:   Real Estelí (Apertura 2016 and Clausura 2017 champions)
                 Walter Ferreti (non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
    
    Panama:      Árabe Unido (Apertura 2016 champion with second best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
                 Plaza Amador (Apertura 2016 runners-up)
                 Chorrillo FC (non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season)
    
    Guatemala:   Clubs from Guatemala do not enter due to suspension of Guatemala FA by FIFA
                 (Honduras and Panama earn an extra spot)
    
    
    Caribbean Zone Qualifying (CFU Club Champions Cup 2017):
    
    Trinidad & Tobago: San Juan Jabloteh (2017 Caribbean Club Championship runners-up)
                       Central FC (2017 Caribbean Club Championship 4th place)
    
    Jamaica:           Portmore United (2017 Caribbean Club Championship 3rd place)
    
    
    Round 1
    (Aug. 1 & 8)
    Santos de Guapiles       CRi  San Juan Jabloteh        Tri    -    -    -
    (Aug. 1 & 9) 
    Chorrillo FC             Pan  Honduras Progreso        Hon    -    -    -
    (Aug. 2 & 8)
    Águila                   ElS  Real Estelí              Nic    -    -    -
    Platense                 Hon  Alianza                  ElS    -    -    -
    (Aug. 2 & 9)
    Portmore United          Jam  Plaza Amador             Pan    -    -    -
    (Aug. 3 & 10)
    Central FC               Tri  Árabe Unido              Pan    -    -    -
    Olimpia                  Hon  LD Alajuelense           CRi    -    -    -
    Walter Ferretti          Nic  Belmopan Bandits         Blz    -    -    -
    
    

    CONCACAF Champions League 2018

    North American Zone
    
    Mexico Qualification:
    
    Tigres UANL as Apertura 2016 champions and Clausura 2017 runners-up
    Guadalajara as Clausura 2017 champions
    América as Apertura 2016 runners-up
    Tijuana as Clausura 2017 best record season
    
    USA Qualification:
    
    Seattle Sounders as MLS Cup 2016 champions
    FC Dallas as MLS 2016 Supporters Shield champions (2016 best regular season record) and US Open Cup 2016 champions
    New York Red Bulls as MLS Eastern Conference 2016 regular season champions
    Colorado Rapids as MLS 2016 Supporters Shield runners-up (2016 second best regular season record)
    
    Canada Qualification:
    
    Toronto FC (winners of 2016 edition) will play against the winners of 2017 edition in a playoff
    match for qualify to CONCACAF Champions League 2018. 
    
    Amway Canadian Championship 2016
    
    Preliminary Round
    
    First Leg [May 11]
    FC Edmonton         0-3 Ottawa Fury
      [Fernando de Moraes 12, Carl Haworth 69, Idan Vered 74]
    
    Second Leg [May 18]
    Ottawa Fury         0-2 FC Edmonton
      [Dustin Corea 26, Adam Eckersley 45]
    
    Semifinals
    
    First Legs
    [Jun 1]
    Toronto FC          4-2 Montréal Impact
      [Jonathan Osorio 13, 34, Jordan Hamilton 60, 80; Michael Salazar 86, Didier Drogba 90]
    Ottawa Fury         2-0 Vancouver Whitecaps   
      [Jonathan Steele 3, Paulo Júnior 41]
    
    Second Legs 
    [Jun 8]
    Montréal Impact     0-0 Toronto FC
    Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 Ottawa Fury         
      [Pedro Morales 3pen, Nicolás Mezquida 20, Octavio Rivero 52]
    
    Final
    
    First Leg [Jun 21]
    Toronto FC          1-0 Vancouver Whitecaps 
      [Sebastian Giovinco 43]
    
    Second Leg [Jun 29]
    Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 Toronto FC
      [Nicolás Mezquida 47, Tim Parker 68; Will Johnson 90]
    
    Amway Canadian Championship 2017
    
    Preliminary Round
    
    First Leg [May 3]
    Ottawa Fury         1-0 FC Edmonton
      [Ryan Williams 89]
    
    Second Leg [May 10]
    FC Edmonton         2-3 Ottawa Fury
      [Jake Keegan 30, Sainey Nyassi 61; Sito Seoane 1, Steevan Dos Santos 37pen, 90+4]
    
    Semifinals
    
    First Legs
    [May 23]
    Ottawa Fury         2-1 Toronto FC
      [Ryan Williams 57pen, Sito Seoane 72; Benoit Cheyrou 35]
    Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 Montréal Impact 
      [Alphonso Davies 13, Nicolás Mesquida 33; David Choinière 62]
    
    Second Legs
    [May 30]
    Montréal Impact     4-2 Vancouver Whitecaps
      [Ignacio Patti 20pen, 28pen, Bierim Dzemmaili 38, Anthony Jackson-Hamel 61;
       Alphonso Davies 59, Kyle Greig 77]
    [May 31]
    Toronto FC          4-0 Ottawa Fury
      [Eddie Edward 41og, Tsubasa Endoh 42, Marco Delgado 80, Sebastian Giovinco 85]
    
    Final
    
    First Leg [Jun 21]
    Montréal Impact     1-1 Toronto FC          
      [Matteo Mancosu 19; Jozy Altidore 30]
    
    Second Leg [Jun 27]
    Toronto FC          2-1 Montréal Impact     
      [Sebastian Giovinco 53, 90; Jean Tabla 36]
    
    
    CONCACAF Champions League 2018 Playoff [Aug 9]
    winners 2016        n/p winners 2017
    
    NB: as Toronto FC won both the 2016 and 2017 editions, they qualify automatically
    
    
    
    
    Central American Zone
    
    Costa Rica qualification:
    
    Deportivo Saprissa as Torneo de Invierno 2016 champions
    Herediano as Torneo de Verano 2017 champions
    
    Honduras qualification:
    
    Motagua as Apertura 2016 and Clausura 2017 champions
    
    Panama qualification:
    
    Mauro as Clausura 2017 champions and champions with better aggregate record in 2016/17 season
    
    El Salvador qualification:
    
    Santa Tecla as Apertura 2016 and Clausura 2017 champions 
    
    Guatemala:   Clubs from Guatemala do not enter due to suspension of Guatemala FA by FIFA
                 (Costa Rica earn an extra spot)
    
    
    Caribbean Zone
    
    Cibao FC (Dominican Republic) as CFU Club Champions Cup 2017 winners 
    
    
    CONCACAF Champions League 2018
    
    Round of 16
    
    Quarterfinals
    
    Semifinals
    
    Final
    
    
    overview | 2016/17


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