MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that it will participate in the Concacaf U13 Champions League from August 15 to 22, in Toluca, Mexico, with a team composed of players born in 2005 and 2006.
It’s the fourth straight year that the Impact takes part in the competition. Eduardo Sebrango’s team will be in group A with Juniors Tampico (Mexico), A.D. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (Costa Rica) and Santa Anna (Salvador).
“The U13 Concacaf tournament is a great opportunity for the group to gain experience in an international competition before our 2018-2019 season begins,” said Impact U14 head coach Eduardo Sebrango.
The Impact will start its Champions League tournament on Wednesday, August 15, at 11am, against Santa Anna, followed by a game against Juniors Tampico on August 16 at 9am. Its last group phase game will be against A.D. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on August 17, at 1pm.
The first two teams of each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.
Toronto FC and Los Angeles FC are the other two MLS clubs in the competition.