• Saturday Nov 30, 2013

    Tauro claims Panamanian crown, qualifies for CCL

    Action from the Panamanian Apertura between Tauro and San Francisco (red) on November 29, 2013, at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City. (Photo courtesy of Tauro FC)

     

    PANAMA CITY, Panama – Tauro captured its 12th Panamanian title on Friday, defeating San Francisco 1-0 in the Apertura final at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez.

    Israel Sanjur scored the winning goal in the 28th minute after San Francisco goalkeeper  William Negrete could not hold on to a right-sided cross under intense pressure from the leaping Reinel Herrera.  The 21-year-old reacted well to the loose ball, controlling with his chest and striking calmly with his right-foot from eight-yards out.

    As a result of the victory, Tauro will participate in its fifth CONCACAF Champions League.  It joins United States sides D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls as the only teams to qualify thus far for the 2014-15 edition of the competition.

     

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

SCCL champion Club America targets U.S. growth

Club America has captured the last two Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League titles.

Herediano signs Martinez, Leiton

Costa Rican champion Herediano announced Monday that forward Josue Martinez and midfielder Jose Leiton will join the squad for the 2016 Invierno.

Ottawa Fury ready for next Canadian Championship hurdle

It took three tries, but Ottawa Fury FC is finally through to the Amway Canadian Championship semifinals for the first time. It now knows, however, that the task of lifting the trophy and securing a berth in the 2017/18 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League will become more difficult.

Official Draw Confirmed for the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League

May 30, Miami Beach event to be televised live on UDN

Scotiabank CCL field fills up, Monterrey returns

Club football took center stage throughout region over the weekend as five berths to the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League were earned, bringing the field to 22 teams, with two more qualifiers remaining to be decided.