Guyana, Jamaica, Belize draw separate groups

MIAMI, CMC- Champion Clubs from Guyana, Jamaica and Belize will contest separate groups in the 2014/15 CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) in Miami.

Guyana’s Alpha United, Jamaica’s Water House FC and Belmopan Bandits from Belize have been drawn in groups five, four and seven respectively during the event in Miami on Wednesday. Waterhouse has been drawn with Tauro FC (Panama) and D.C. United (USA), Alpha United is in the group with Olimpia (Honduras) and Portland Timbers (USA) while Belmopan Bandits will tackle Leon (Mexico) and Isidro Metapan (El Salvador).

The 24 qualified clubs set to contest the seventh edition of the continental championship were sorted into eight groups of three.

CONCACAF Champions League underway in Miami
CONCACAF Champions League underway in Miami

Current holder Cruz Azul, which has captured a record six CONCACAF club titles, headlines Group 6. The Mexico City-based side will meet 2013/14 semifinalist Alajuelense (Costa Rica) and Chorrillo FC (Panama). The groups will be contested on a round-robin, home-and-away, four-game format, running August – October.

Only the eight first-place teams will progress to the quarterfinals, which will kick-off in early 2015. Schedules will be announced in the coming weeks, officials have promised.

Wednesday’s draw signaled the start of the campaign on the road to the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup.

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