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July 21, 2016 09:00 ET

Scotiabank Gathers 256 Boys for the Second Edition of Its CONCACAF U-13 Champions League Tournament

Young Football Players From 10 Countries Will Play in an Eight-Day International Tournament in Mexico City

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 21, 2016) - Scotiabank is pleased to announce the second edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF U-13 Champions League tournament that invites national football associations to select their top U-13 club teams to represent their country at an international level.

16 amateur teams from 10 countries, across the CONCACAF region, will compete in the tournament taking place in Mexico City, from July 23 to 30, 2016, at the Universidad Intercontinental.

 
Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League 2016 Groups
(In order of group position)
Group A
 Group B
 Group C
 Group D
Buhos de Hermosillo FC (MEX)  Menor Tijuana (MEX)
 Pungarabato Guerrero (MEX)  Instituto Cedrus (MEX)
Real Esteli (NCA)
 Comunicaciones FC (GUA)  Sporting KC (USA)  ADFA Ahuachapan (SLV)
Harbour View FC (JAM)
 Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (CRC)  Chorrillo FC (PAN)  CSD Herediano (CRC)
San Juan Jabloteh (TRI)
 Vancouver Whitecaps (CAN)  CD Santa Ana (SLV)  Montreal Impact (CAN)
       

The tournament is a round robin format with all teams guaranteed three games in the group stage followed by quarterfinals, semifinals and finals.

"Scotiabank is proud to support the CONCACAF Under-13 tournament again this year," said Richard Mainella, Vice President Marketing, Scotiabank Mexico. "Our sponsorship will continue to focus on bringing opportunities to young people and building strong communities through sport, by teaching the importance of teamwork, self-confidence and leadership skills."

"We would like to thank Scotiabank for their continued support in spearheading the second edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League," said CONCACAF General Secretary, Philippe Moggio. "This tournament, which truly provides a unique pan-regional platform, captures the imagination of youth leagues within CONCACAF and demonstrates the shared commitment of Scotiabank and the Confederation to future generations of our sport."

In December 2014, Scotiabank proudly announced a partnership with CONCACAF naming us as the official Bank of CONCACAF and the league's first official partner.

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About CONCACAF

CONCACAF -- The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football -- is one of six continental confederations of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and serves as the governing body of football in this part of the world. It is comprised of 41 national associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana in the south. Please visit www.concacaf.com for more information.

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