OFFICIAL CONCACAF STATEMENT ON PRFC"S PARTICIPATION IN THE CARIBBEAN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Jan 26, 2017

Miami (Thursday, January 26 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the addition of Puerto Rico FC to the 2017 Caribbean Club Championship field.

As current champion of the Luis Villarejo Cup, Puerto Rico FC will represent Puerto Rico in the Caribbean championship, which is set to kickoff next month in venues across the region. 

With the addition of Puerto Rico FC, a record 21 clubs from 12 countries – headed by Trinidad & Tobago’s Central FC, the two-time defending champion – have qualified for the 19th edition of the competition, which will determine the region’s representative to the next edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. 

The first round consists of five groups of four teams, which will play a round-robin format from late February through March. Greenbay Hoppers FC (Antigua & Barbuda), Don Bosco FC (Haiti), Montego Bay United FC (Jamaica), and System 3 Sport Academy (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) will all host the group stage.

Additionally, Puerto Rico FC will now host Group D, at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel, from March 14 to 18.

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