Surinamese side SV Robinhood claimed a 3-1 home victory over Northern United AS of St Lucia in the first leg of their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Champion's Cup semifinal encounter on Wednesday evening.
The return leg of the semifinal series takes place in St Lucia on November 23 with the aggregate winner proceeding to the final of the CFU Champion's Cup event to compete for the title of Caribbean champion and the Caribbean spot in CONCACAF's Champions Cup.
The CONCACAF Champions Cup will bring together eight teams from across the CONCACAF region; two from Mexico (Club América and one to be determined) two from USA (LA Galaxy and New England Revolution) three Central American teams (CD Olímpia of Honduras, LD Alajuelense of Costa Rica, and one to be determined) and the winner of the CFU Champion's Cup.
Meanwhile, the winner of the 2005 CONCACAF Champion's Cup, Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica, are getting ready to take on the best teams in the world in December when they compete in FIFA's Club World Championship, taking place in Japan.
09.11.2005: TBD, SURINAM;
SV ROBINHOOD (SUR) - NORTHERN UNITED (LCA) 3:1
23.11.2005: TBD, ST. LUCIA;
NORTHERN UNITED (LCA) - SV ROBINHOOD (SUR)
30.11.2005: TBD, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES;
SV CENTRO SOCIAL DEPORTIVO BARBDER (ANT) - PORTMORE UNITED FC (JAM)
03.12.2005: TBD, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES;
PORTMORE UNITED FC (JAM) - SV CENTRO SOCIAL DEPORTIVO BARBDER (ANT)