Central and Jabloteh to host Caribbean Final Round of CONCACAF Champions League qualifying in Trinidad from May 12 - 21

San Juan Jabloteh winger Verlon Mills, left, attempts a shot while two Club Sportif Moulien players tries to avert danger in their Group E clash of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship at Victoria Park in Kingstown, St. Vincent on Mar. 10, 2017.

Central FC will attempt to lift a third consecutive Caribbean crown and could face Trinidad rivals San Juan Jabloteh in the title decider which also guarantees the winners a place at next year’s newly re-formatted CONCACAF Champions League. 

But first, the two Trinidad and Tobago Pro League clubs must top their respective groups when they host the final round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship 2017 in Trinidad in May.

As defending Caribbean champions, Central – winners of 2015 and 2016 – received a bye to the final round, scheduled for May 12 - 21, and will be joined in Trinidad by the five first-round group winners. (See full first round group play results below)

The six clubs are spilt into two groups with Central seeded in Group A and former champions Jabloteh, as the best performing team of the first round, seeded in Group B.

A random draw was conducted by CFU this week to determine the placements of the four other clubs, resulted in Cibao FC (Dominica Republic) and Grenades FC (Antigua and Barbuda) being pooled with Central FC in A, and Portmore United (Jamaica) and Racing FC (Haiti) grouped with Jabloteh in B.

Both group winners will play each other for the Caribbean crown and the automatic Caribbean spot in next season’s newly re-formatted CONCACAF Champions League which commences in February 2018.

The losing finalist team and the second-place teams of Group A and B will join 13 Central American teams in the newly launched club championship tournament – set to begin in August – to battle for a trophy which guarantees the winner a place in the CONCACAF Champions League where they will join 15 other teams.

Last year Central defended the Caribbean crown by prevailing over rivals W Connection in the final for a second straight year.

Caribbean Football Union (CFU) 2017 Club Championship
Final Round (Trinidad)
May 12 – 21, 2017

(Matchups, dates and times are to be decided)


Group A
Central FC (Trinidad and Tobago)
Cibao FC (Dominica Republic)
Grenades FC (Antigua and Barbuda)

Group B
San Juan Jabloteh (Trinidad & Tobago)
Portmore United (Jamaica)
Racing FC (Haiti)

First Round standings and results

Group A (Antigua & Barbuda)

#

Team

GP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Racing FC

3

2

1

0

8

2

6

7

2

Inter Moengo Tapoe

3

2

1

0

8

3

5

7

3

Greenbay Hoppers

3

1

0

2

2

5

-3

3

4

Bequia United

3

0

0

3

2

10

-8

0

February 22, 2017
Racing FC (Haiti) v Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) 2

Greenbay Hoppers FC (Antigua & Barbuda) v Bequia United FC (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) 1

February 24, 2017
Bequia United FC (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) v Racing FC (Haiti) 4

Greenbay Hoppers FC (Antigua & Barbuda) v Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) 2

February 26, 2017
Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) v Bequia United FC (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) 1

Greenbay Hoppers FC (Antigua & Barbuda) v Racing FC (Haiti) 2

Group B (Haiti)

#

Team

GP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Cibao FC

3

2

1

0

18

1

17

7

2

Don Bosco FC

3

1

2

0

13

2

11

5

3

Sainte-Rose

3

1

1

1

10

2

-8

4

4

Police FC

3

0

0

3

0

36

-36

0

March 1, 2017
Police FC (Montserrat) v Cibao FC (Dominican Republic) 16

Don Bosco FC (Haiti) v USR Sainte‐Rose (Guadeloupe) 1

March 3, 2017

Cibao FC (Dominican Republic) v USR Sainte‐Rose (Guadeloupe) 0

Don Bosco FC (Haiti) 11 v Police FC (Montserrat) 0

March 5, 2017
USR Sainte‐Rose (Guadeloupe) v Police FC (Montserrat) 0

Don Bosco FC (Haiti) v Cibao FC (Dominican Republic) 1

Group C (Jamaica)

#

Team

GP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Grenades FC

3

2

1

0

7

4

3

7

2

Club Barcelona Atletico

3

1

2

0

8

4

4

5

3

Montego Bay United

3

1

1

1

9

5

4

4

4

Elite SC

3

0

0

3

0

11

-11

0


March 1, 2017
Club Barcelona Atletico (Dominican Republic) v Elite Sport Club (Cayman Islands) 0

Montego Bay United (Jamaica) 2 v Grenades FC (Antigua & Barbuda) 3

March 3, 2017
Grenades FC (Antigua & Barbuda) 2 v Club Barcelona Atletico (Dominican Republic) 2

Montego Bay United (Jamaica)  5 v Elite Sport Club (Cayman Islands) 0


March 5, 2017
Elite Sport Club (Cayman Islands) v Grenades FC (Antigua & Barbuda) 2

Montego Bay United (Jamaica) v Club Barcelona Atletico (Dominican Republic) 2

Group E (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)

#

Team

GP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

San Juan Jabloteh

3

3

0

0

14

1

13

9

2

Club Sportif Moulien

3

2

0

1

13

4

9

6

3

System 3 Sport Academy

3

1

0

2

9

7

2

3

4

Flames United

3

0

0

3

2

26

-24

0

March 8, 2017
Flames United SC (St. Maarten) 0 v San Juan Jabloteh (T&T) 9

System 3 Sport Academy (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) v Club Sportif Moulien (Guadeloupe) 4

March 10, 2017
San Juan Jabloteh v Club Sportif Moulien 1

System 3 Sport Academy (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) v Flames United SC (St. Maarten) 2

March 12, 2017
Club Sportif Moulien (Guadeloupe) v Flames United SC (St Maarten) 0

System 3 Sport Academy (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) v San Juan Jabloteh (T&T) 1

Group D (Puerto Rico)

Group D (Puerto Rico)

#

Team

GP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Portmore United

3

3

0

0

9

1

8

9

2

Puerto Rico Islanders

3

2

0

1

5

1

4

6

3

SV Transvaal

3

1

0

2

5

7

-2

3

4

Scholars International

3

0

0

3

0

10

-10

0

March 14, 2017
Scholars International (Cayman Islands) 0 vs Portmore United (Jamaica) 2
Puerto Rico Islanders (Puerto Rico) 1 vs SV Transvaal (Suriname) 0

March 16, 2017
SV Transvaal (Suriname) 4 vs Scholars International (Cayman Islands) 0
Puerto Rico Islanders (Puerto Rico) 0 vs Portmore United (Jamaica) 1

March 18, 2017

Portmore United (Jamaica) 6 vs SV Transvaal (Suriname) 1
Puerto Rico Islanders (Puerto Rico) 4 vs Scholars International (Cayman Islands)  0

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