concuff continues its project to revolutionize tournaments and is now implementing it at the club level, champions cup.
In a statement, the North, Central American and Caribbean Federation announced that a new competition will begin in 2024 to replace the previous one. Concacaf Champions League.
“The Champions Cup will take Continental club football in our region to the next level. It will also offer great matches and prizes against the best teams representing CONCACAF in the revamped Club World Cup,” said Victor.・Mr. Montagliani explained.
To participate in the new CONCACAF Club Tournament, clubs must choose one of three routes: Caribbean Cup, Copa Centroamericana and League Cup.
North American Federation clubs will also be able to participate through their respective leagues. Liga MX for Mexico, CPL and Copa for Canada. Entered the United States through the MLS and the US Open Cup.
Champions Cup format, participants and prizes
To make the tournament more attractive, CONCACAF has announced an increase in profits, with the champions receiving $5 million, five times what they receive in the current CONCACAF Champions Cup.
The Champions Cup will have 27 invitees, 22 of whom will start in Round 1 and 5 will receive a direct pass to Round 16, the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final.
In addition, CONCACAF is UEFA Champions League The first four rounds will be played over two legs, with the final being played as a single match on weekend days at pre-determined venues prior to the campaign.
In this way champions cup The winner will not only receive $5 million, but also a ticket to represent CONCACAF in the new Club World Cup in 2025.