CCL Group Stage starts tonight
The Group Stage of the Champions League begins Tuesday night with four games: the LA Galaxy host Motagua, Santos travels to Honduras to play Real Espana, Alajuelense hosts Morelia and Comunicaciones is at Seattle.
On Wednesday, Herediano hosts Monterrey, Colorado debuts in the Champions League at home against Metapan and Pumas hosts FC Dallas in Mexico City.
The first week of the Group Stage will close on Thursday when Tauro hosts Toronto FC.
For more details, schedules and statistics, please visit CONCACAF.com.
Mexico to U-20 semis
Mexico will face Brazil in semifinals of the Under-20 World up on Wednesday.
Mexico reached the final four by beating host Colombia 3-1 on Saturday in Bogota, getting two second-half from substitute Edson Rivera and a first-half tally by Erick Torres.
Mexico finished runner-up in Group F and beat Cameroon 3-0 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in regulation in the Round of 16..
Busy week for CONCACAF national teams
The United States tied Mexico 1-1 in Philadelphia on Wednesday in one of several friendlies involving CONCACAF teams last week.
The match marked the debut for new U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann. Oribe Peralta opened the scoring for the Mexicans before Robbie Rogers equalized in the second half.
Costa Rica lost 2-0 at home against Ecuador the same night. The loss was the Ticos fifth in six matches and was followed two days later by the resignation of coach Ricardo Lavolpe.
Also on Wednesday, in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Panama defeated Bolivia 3-1 thanks to two goals from Luis Tejada and another from Armando Cooper.
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Carlo Costly scored twice to give Honduras a 2-0 win over Venezuela. It was the second of a two-game U.S. tour for Venezuela, which was beaten by El Salvador 2-1 three days earlier at RFK Stadium in Washington.
In an early match Wednesday, Jamaica lost to China 1-0 in Hefei.
Bahamas opens qualifying with 10-0 win
Dena Ingraham scored five goals to give the Bahamas a 10-0 victory over Antigua & Barbuda on Sunday in the opening game of qualifying for the CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship.
The match was the first in Group A in Nassau, one four, three-team Caribbean first-round groups, from which the top team will advance.
Guyana will host Group C in Georgetown beginning Wednesday with Curacao and Anguilla, while the Dominican Republic will be home in San Cristobal against Aruba and Jamaica August 24-28 in Group D.
Group B will be comprised of Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica and St. Kitts & Nevis, with dates and times yet to be determined.
The four group winners will play a second group stage from which three will qualify for the eight-team CONCACAF finals next year.
Qualifying to open Tuesday in Honduras
Costa Rica will face Guatemala in Comayagua, Honuduras, on Tuesday in the opening game of qualifying for the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship.
Honduras is hosting the group, one of two from which the winners will qualify for next year's confederation finals. Panama will host the other group, which will include El Salvador and Nicaragua, August 24-26.
Hall of Fame inductee Moya dies at 86
CONCACAF Hall of Fame member Julio Moya died Monday, his daughter Maria said. He was 86.
Moya was the president of the CONCACAF and UNCAF referees committees and a member of the FIFA referees committee as well an exceptionally respected referee instructor .