Deportivo Árabe Unido
The most successful Panamanian team in Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League history, Arabe Unido is making its fifth appearance in the competition after capturing the 2015 Apertura title, its 12th domestic crown. No side from Panama has played more SCCL matches (26) and recorded more victories (10). Founded in 1994, Arabe Unido twice advanced as far as the quarterfinals. The Expreso Azul fell to Cruz Azul (agg: 4-0) in 2009/10 and to Alajuelense (agg: 2-0) in 2013/14. Midfielder Armando Cooper was named to Panama’s 23-man roster for the Copa America Centenario.