• Sunday May 28, 2017

    2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF League: Who’s In?

    Rodolfo Zelaya (pictured) and El Salvador's Alianza will compete in the first-ever Scotiabank CONCACAF League, which launches this August. (Photo: Mexsport)

    MIAMI – After falling 1-0 to Tauro FC in the 2017 Panamanian Clausura final on Saturday night, Arabe Unido became the last team to book a place in the 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF League (SCL) -- the competition’s first-ever edition – that is slated to kick-off in August.

    As part of CONCACAF’s enhanced club competition platform, the SCL champion will earn a berth in the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

    The 16-team SCL competition consists solely of clubs from Central America (13) and the Caribbean (3).

    CONCACAF.com takes a look at the qualifiers:

    BELIZE

    Belmopan Bandits (BEL1)

    - 2016 Opening champion and 2017 Closing champion

    COSTA RICA

    Alajuelense (CRC3)

    - non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

    Santos de Guápiles (CRC4)

    - non-champion with 2nd best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

     EL SALVADOR

    Alianza FC (SLV2)

    - 2016 Apertura runner-up, non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

    Aguila (SLV3)

    - non-champion with 2nd best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

     HONDURAS

    Honduras Progreso (HON2)

    - either champion with 2nd best aggregate record in 2016/17 season or runner up with best aggregate record

    Platense (HON3)

    - 2016 Apertura runner-up, runner-up with second best aggregate record

    Olimpia (HON4)

    Honduras-4

    - non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

    JAMAICA

    Portmore United (CAR3)

    - 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, 3rd place

    NICARAGUA

    Real Estelí (NCA1)

    - 2016 Apertura champion and 2017 Clausura champion

    Walter Ferretti (NCA2)

    - Non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016-17 season

    PANAMA

    Arabe Unido (PAN2)

    - 2016 Apertura champion, champion with 2nd best aggregate record in 2016/17 season

    Plaza Amador (PAN3)

    2016 Apertura Runner-up

    Chorrillo FC (PAN4)

    - non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016-17 season

     TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

    San Juan Jabloteh (CAR2)

    - 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, Runner-up

    Central FC (CAR4)

    - 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, 4th place

     

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