• Thursday Apr 25, 2013

    CCL qualifying in Caribbean begins Friday

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - Caribbean qualifying for the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) kicks off Friday, as two groups - one of three teams and another of four -- compete in round-robin series over three match days.

    The Tony Spaulding Sports Complex in Kingston, Jamaica, and Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, Trinidad & Tobago, are the locations for games that will also played on Sunday and Tuesday.

    Group One, based in Trinidad, consists of local sides Caledonia AIA, the 2012 Caribbean Club Championship champion, and W Connection, plus Antigua Barracuda FC.

    Portmore United and Boys Town FC, both from Jamaica, will stay at home and anchor Group Two, joined by Puerto Rico's Bayamon FC and Haiti's Valencia FC.

    Each group winner will advance directly to the group stage of the next CCL, while the runners-up will contest a home-and-away series to determine the Caribbean's third entrant to the annual confederation club championship.

    The match schedule and groups are as follows (all hours are local time):

    GROUP ONE
    at Couva, Trinidad & Tobago - Ato Boldon Stadium

    Friday - April 26, 2013
    W Connection (Trinidad & Tobago) v Caledonia AIA (Trinidad & Tobago), 6:00 p.m.

    Sunday - April 28, 2013
    Caledonia AIA (Trinidad & Tobago) v Antigua Barracuda FC (Antigua and Barbuda), 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday - April 30, 2013
    W Connection (Trinidad & Tobago) v Antigua Barracuda FC (Antigua and Barbuda), 6:00 p.m.

     

    GROUP TWO
    at Kingston, Jamaica - Tony Spaulding Sports Complex

    Friday - April 26, 2013
    Bayamon FC (Puerto Rico) v Valencia FC (Haiti), 6:00 p.m.
    Portmore United (Jamaica) v Boys Town FC (Jamaica), 8:00 p.m.

    Sunday - April 28, 2013
    Portmore United (Jamaica) v Valencia FC (Haiti), 6:00 p.m.
    Boys Town FC (Jamaica) v Bayamon FC (Puerto Rico), 8:00 p.m.

    Tuesday - April 30, 2013
    Portmore United (Jamaica) v Bayamon FC (Puerto Rico), 6:00 p.m.
    Boys Town FC (Jamaica) v Valencia FC (Haiti), 8:00 p.m.

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