Saturday 19 September, 2020

2020 Concacaf League draw to take place on September 21

Matias Galvaliz of FC Motagua (at left) and Mark Miller of Waterhouse FC of Jamaica battle for the possession of the ball in the quarterfinal second leg of the  Scotiabank Concacaf League on October 2, 2019, at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Matias Galvaliz of FC Motagua (at left) and Mark Miller of Waterhouse FC of Jamaica battle for the possession of the ball in the quarterfinal second leg of the Scotiabank Concacaf League on October 2, 2019, at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Concacaf has announced the date and procedures for the official draw of the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League. The competition, scheduled to kick off on October 20, will qualify six clubs to the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League (SCCL). 

The official draw will be conducted on Monday, September 21 from Miami, FL.

In total, 22 clubs will participate in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League. The clubs qualified for the Preliminary Round and Round of 16 are: 

Preliminary Round (12 clubs): Verdes FC (BLZ), Hamilton Forge FC (CAN), LD Alajuelense (CRC), Cibao FC (DOM), CD FAS (SLV), CD Municipal Limeño (SLV), Antigua GFC (GUA), Comunicaciones FC (GUA), Arcahaie FC (HAI), FC Motagua (HON), Managua FC (NCA) and Club Atletico Independiente (PAN) 

Round of 16 (10 clubs): CS Herediano (CRC), Deportivo Saprissa (CRC), Alianza FC (SLV), CSD Municipal (GUA), CD Marathon (HON), CD Olimpia (HON), Waterhouse FC (JAM), Real Estelí FC (NCA), San Francisco FC (PAN) and Tauro FC (PAN). 

As announced on August 7, the competition is scheduled to kick off with the Preliminary Round on October 20 and will culminate with the second leg of the Final on January 28, 2021.  

In order to fit the competition into this new schedule, the Preliminary Round and Round of 16 will be played as single game ties at the highest ranked club’s stadium. All other rounds will be played as two game ties (home and away). The complete schedule is as follows: 

October 2020 
20-22 Preliminary Round (single leg match) 

November 2020 
3-5: Round of 16 (single leg match) 

December 2020 
1-3: Quarterfinals (first leg) 
8-10: Quarterfinals (second leg) 

January 2021 
5-7: Semifinals (first leg) 
12-14 Semifinals (second leg) 
19-21: Final (first leg) 
26-28: Final (second leg) 

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