GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala — The inaugural CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship kicks-off Wednesday in Guatemala City with a doubleheader at the Domo Polideportivo.
The tournament consists of six clubs divided into two groups of three, set to play a round-robin format during the opening round of the tournament.
Host club Glucosoral (Guatemala) is in Group A, alongside fellow Central American entrant U.E.S. (El Salvador) and Habana (Cuba).
Borussia (Costa Rica) heads Group B with rivals Sidekicks (Mexico) and Futsal Club Toronto (Canada).
The format features one match from each of the two groups on the first three dates, August 20-22. On the opening evening, Borussia opens against Sidekicks, followed by an encounter between Glucosoral and U.E.S.
The top two teams from each group advance to the semifinals, to be played August 23. The match for third place and final will be contested a day later.
2014 CONCACAF FUTSAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
Guatemala City, Guatemala – Domo Polideportivo
August 20-24, 2014
Group A: Glucosoral (Guatemala); Habana (Cuba); U.E.S. (El Salvador)
Group B: Borussia (Costa Rica); Sidekicks (Mexico); Futsal Club Toronto (Canada)
SCHEDULE (all times local)
Wednesday – August 20, 2014
Borussia (5) v Sidekicks (0)
Glucosoral (10) v U.E.S. (2)
Thursday – August 21, 2014
Sidekicks (6) v Futsal Club Toronto (5)
U.E.S. (1) v Habana (2)
Friday – August 22, 2014
Futsal Club Toronto (4) v Borussia (6)
Habana (Cuba) v Glucosoral (Guatemala)
Saturday – August 23, 2014
SF #1: Group A winner v Sidekicks, 4:00 p.m.
SF #2: Borussia v Group A runner-up, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday – August 24, 2014
Match for Third Place: Loser SF #1 v Loser SF #2, 4:00 p.m.
Final: Winner SF #1 v Winner SF #2, 20:00, 6:00 p.m.
* order of matches subject to change
See original press release at http://www.concacaf.com/article/concacaf-futsal-club-championship-opens-wednesday