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Draw reveals groups for 2023 Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield.

MIAMI, Florida – This Thursday Concacaf conducted the Draw for the 2023 Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield in which 16 clubs from around the Caribbean will vie for the title.

The fifth edition of the Caribbean Club Shield will be hosted by the Saint Kitts and Nevis Football Association and will be played between August 3-13, 2023.

The tournament will kick off with a Group Stage (four groups of four clubs each). After single round-robin play, the group winners (four teams in total) will advance to the Semifinals.

The Semifinal winners (two clubs) will dispute the tournament’s final and secure a berth in the 2023 Concacaf Caribbean Cup, which will serve as an opportunity to qualify for the 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup.

The results of the Draw are as follows:

Group A: St. Pauls United FC (Saint Kitts and Nevis), Junior Stars (Saint Martin), CRKSV Jong Holland (Curacao), Metropolitan FA (Puerto Rico)

Group B: Waterhouse FC (Jamaica), South East FC (Dominica), Scholars International SC (Cayman Islands), Golden Lion (Martinique)

Group C: OyM FC (Dominican Republic), B1 FC (St Lucia), AS Etoile De Matoury (French Guiana), SV Robinhood (Suriname)

Group D: Club Sando FC (Trinidad and Tobago), SV Dakota (Aruba), Solidarité Scolaire (Guadeloupe), SWA Sharks FC (Turks and Caicos Islands).


Draw delivers groups for inaugural Concacaf Caribbean Cup.

Miami, FL – Concacaf has conducted the official draw for the inaugural edition of the Concacaf Caribbean Cup. The regional cup is part of the Confederation’s new men’s club ecosystem, which also includes regional cups in North America and Central America, all leading to a revamped 27-club Concacaf Champions Cup (replaces the Concacaf Champions League).

The live made-for-tv event was hosted by sports anchor Debbie Bissoon and included the participation of Concacaf General Secretary Philippe Moggio and two former Caribbean region players, Chris Nurse (Guyana) and Jonathan Faña (Dominican Republic)

General Secretary Moggio presented the tournament’s logo and brand as part of the event. The brand and its colors represent the deep blue Caribbean Sea in a region known for the depth of young talent in its territories.   

The 2023 Caribbean Cup includes 10 clubs, eight determined via professional domestic league play and two via the Caribbean Club Shield (champion and runner-up). The tournament will kick off with group stage play, followed by a home-and-away direct elimination knockout stage. For the group stage, the clubs have been divided into two groups of five as follows:

Group A

Defence Force FC (TRI)
Cavalier FC (JAM)
Moca FC (DOM)
AC Port of Spain (TRI)
Caribbean Club Shield Runner-Up

Group B

Cibao FC (DOM)
CA Pantoja (DOM)
Harbour View FC (JAM)
Dunbeholden FC (JAM)
Caribbean Club Shield Champion

After round-robin play, where each club plays every other club in their group once, two matches at home and two matches away, the first and second-place finishers advance to the knockout stage.

The knockout stage comprises home and away semifinals, third place, and final. At the conclusion of the Caribbean Cup, the Champion qualifies for the Concacaf Champions Cup Round of 16, while the runners-up and Third Place finisher for Round One.

Concacaf will announce the competition’s match schedule at a later date.

Match Windows

Week 1: August 22-24
Week 2: August 29-31
Week 3: September 19-21
Week 4: September 26-28
Week 5: October 3-5

Semifinals: October 24-26 (first legs) and October 31 – November 2 (second legs).
Final and Third Place Play-In: November 28-30 (first legs) and December 5-7 (second legs).

Fans will be able to enjoy all matches through the Confederation’s TV partner networks, including FOX Sports | Tubi (USA-English), TUDN | ViX (USA-Spanish), Fox Sports Mexico (Mexico-Spanish), ESPN | Star+ (Central America, Caribbean, and South America), and the Concacaf Official Platforms for all other territories (subject to territory restrictions).