• Monday May 04, 2015

    Panamanian Clausura semifinals set

    CA Independiente (pictured) celebrates after scoring against Tauro FC in a Liga Cable Onda LPF Clausura game on May 2, 2015, in Panama City, Panama. (Photo courtesy of Liga Cable Onda LPF)

    PANAMA CITY, Panama – A new champion will be crowned in Panama as the Clausura’s regular season ended on Saturday with 2014 Apertura winner San Francisco (6W-7D-5L, 25 points) falling just short of a place in the final four.

    The Monjes lost 1-0 to bottom Atletico Chiriqui (4W-5D-9L, 17 points) , leaving them a point behind fourth-place CA Independiente (7W-5D-6L, 26 points), which will be relegated to the second tier after accumulating the least total points over the two tournaments.

    Independiente (35 combined points) needed to defeat Tauro FC (5W-7D-6L, 22 points) in the final week to avoid the drop.  Although a 3-3 draw guaranteed a semifinal berth, it wasn’t enough to assure top-flight status for next season.  Instead, Chiriqui (36 points) will keep its spot in the Liga Cable Onda LPF.

    Pairings for the two-legged semifinals are (home team for second leg listed first):

    Sporting San Miguelito (30 points) v CA Independiente (26 points)

    • 1st leg: May 15, 2015, at Estadio Agustin ‘Muquita’ Sanchez
    • 2nd leg: May 23, 2015, at Estadio Rommel Fernandez

     Arabe Unido (29 points) v Plaza Amador (28 points)

    • 1st leg: May 16, 2015, at Estadio Maracana
    • 2nd leg: May 22, 2015, at Estadio Armando Dely Valdes

     The winner of the final will join San Francisco as Panama’s representatives in the 2015/16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

     

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