The most prestigious tournament in North, Central America and the Caribbean will get a new format in 2024 and at GOAL we tell you all the details.
The Champions League will be during the next edition of 2024. Now the oldest and most important competition in the region will be named: Concaf Champions Cup.
The Confederacy announced major changes for the following year, to make competition more attractiveWhere Mexico has been ubiquitous since its founding in 1962. USA has become a serious rival in the region, even with Seattle Sounders as champions during the 2022 edition. Another country that has won the tournament and has a strong presence year after year is Costa Ricawho had inside Saprissa to its last champion in 2005.
The concacaf confirmed that the new tournament will have the participation of 27 clubs And 51 matches throughout the competition. In addition, there will be more than 5 million dollars in prizes and incentives for the champion team.
“The Concacaf Champions Cup will take continental club football in our region to the next level. It will take Concacaf’s leagues and clubs to the next level and the league’s new name, along with this vibrant new brand, allows us to celebrate our rich history as we look forward to a great future for international club football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean,” said Victor Montagliani, president of Concacaf.
“Conacaf’s new club ecosystem will deliver more of those big rivalry matches that we know the footballers want to play and the fans want to watch. Clubs from across the region will have to give their best to compete for and win the Concacaf Champions Cup, earning the right to represent the region in the revamped and expanded FIFA Club World Cup starting in 2025,” said the manager. .
than in GOAL We tell you about all the changes that the competition will undergo in 2024:
THIS WILL BE THE NEW FORMAT OF THE 2024 CONCACHAMPIONS
- There is a round 1 with 22 clubs, the winners advance to the round of 16.
- The teams that are classified in the eighth finals become champions of Liga MX, MLS and Leagues Cup, Caribbean Cup and Central American Cup.
- The other Liga MX champion, as well as the runner-up and the two teams that have scored the most points of the season will advance to Round 1.
- In this way, during the 2024 edition, the league could have six to seven teams representing Mexican football.
- America (MEX)
- Monterrey (MEX)
- Toluca (MEX)
- Pachuca (MEX)
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