Violette AC win 2022 FCCCC, claim SCCL berth
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The 2023 SCCL will mark Violette’s first ever adventure in the SCCL after topping Cibao FC of the Dominican Republic to claim the 2022 FCCCC.

Violette AC win 2022 FCCCC, claim SCCL berth

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MIAMI, Florida – Violette AC of Haiti are the champions of the 2022 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship after defeating Cibao FC of the Dominican Republic, 4-3, in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw in Sunday’s Final.

With the victory, Violette have qualified for the 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League, which will be the club’s first appearance in the tournament.

Thus far, five clubs in total have qualified for the 2023 edition of the tournament. Next year’s competitions will be the last under the current 16 team knockout format. Starting in 2024, the CCL will expand to include an additional round and 27 clubs. More information is available here.

MEXICO

Club Leon

Club Leon are back in the SCCL for a fourth straight year and fifth overall after finishing as runners-up in the 2021 Liga MX Apertura. Club Leon achieved their best SCCL finish in 2021 when they reached the quarterfinals.

Atlas

The Guadalajara-based club will make their Concacaf debut after winning the 2021 Liga MX Apertura. Atlas are the 15th different Mexican club to have qualified for the SCCL.

Pachuca

Five-time Concacaf champions and two-time SCCL winners Pachuca are back in the tournament for the first time since their title-winning run in 2016-16. The Tuzos reached the 2023 edition by virtue of being a finalist in the 2022 Liga MX Clausura.

Tigres UANL 

The 2020 SCCL champions are back for a seventh time in the SCCL as the non-finalist of the 2022 Liga MX Clausura with the most accumulated points during the Clausura season.

HAITI

Violette AC

The 2023 SCCL will mark Violette’s first ever adventure in the SCCL after topping Cibao FC of the Dominican Republic to claim the 2022 FCCCC. A winner of the 1984 Concacaf Champions Cup, Violette are the sixth different Haitian side to have qualified during the SCCL era.

 

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