Qualification: Real Esteli qualified as a 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League play-in winner.
Previous SCCL Appearances: (6)
Top Scorer: Rudel Calero (2)
All-Time SCCL Record: GP- 20 W-0 D-7 L-13 GF- 9 GA- 30
Best SCCL Finish: Group stage (4), 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2016/17
Concacaf Club Titles: (0)
Domestic League titles: (10) last: 2020 Clausura
Head coach: Holver Flores
Concacaf stalwart Real Esteli are back in the SCCL for the first time since the 2016/17 edition thanks to a dramatic 4-2 penalty shootout victory following a 2-2 draw with Honduran giants Motagua in the 2020 SCL Play-In round.
The all-time leading scorer in Nicaraguan National Team history, Juan Barrera, will try to lead Real Esteli to their first ever SCCL victory in the 2021 edition.
Real Esteli qualified as a 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League play-in winner.
TWELVE-YEAR CONCACAF RECORD (CONCACAF Champions League unless noted otherwise)
2008/09: Preliminary Round, eliminated 0-1 on aggregate by Montreal Impact.
2009/10: Did not qualify.
2010/11: Did not qualify.
2011/12: Preliminary Round, eliminated 4-2 on aggregate by Toronto FC.
2012/13: Group stage.
2013/14: Group stage.
2014/15: Group stage.
2015/16: Did not qualify.
2016/17: Group stage.
2018: Did not qualify.
2019: Did not qualify.
2020: Did not qualify.