W Connection begin against Puerto Rico Islanders
Digicel T&T Pro League champions W Connection will face the defending champions Puerto Rico Islanders, while Antigua Barracuda FC take on Caledonia AIA in the June 19 semi-finals of the Caribbean Club Champions Cup which will determine two of the three remaining berths in the CONCACAF Champions League.
The semi-finals winners will face off two days later to determine the Caribbean champions, with the losers playing one another in the consolation match to determine third place and the last berth in the Champions League.
The Caribbean Football Union announced its plans Tuesday for the final stage of its club championship which takes place at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella in T&T from June 19-21.
The finishing position of the Caribbean team will determine which teams they play in the 2012-2013 CONCACAF Champions League.
Based on Tuesday's draw, the Caribbean club winners will play the Seattle Sounders FC and Marathon of Honduras in Group Four of the CONCACAF Champions League .
The Caribbean runners-up will face Xelaju of Guatemala and Chivas de Guadalajara in Group Eight, while the third-place Caribbean team will go into Group Five with the LA Galaxy and Isidro Metapan of El Salvador.
CFU Club Champions Cup Final Round:
Venue - Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella
Tuesday, June 19
Antigua Barracuda FC (ATG) vs Caledonia AIA (TRI)
Puerto Rico Islanders (PUR) vs W Connection (TRI)
Thursday, June 21
Third Place playoff