Dominica: PM Skerrit presents cheque of EC $25k to South East Football Club to participate in CCCS

Prime Minister Skerrit presented the cheque in order to fund the team and their travelling to Puerto Richo to participate in the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield. The cheque presentation ceremony has taken place on Friday, March 18, 2022.  

Prime Minister of Dominica Dr Roosevelt Skerrit presenting cheque to South East Association to fund in CCCS tournament
Prime Minister of Dominica Dr Roosevelt Skerrit presenting cheque to South East Association to fund in CCCS tournament

Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit presented a cheque in the amount of EC $25,000 to Ronald Green, who is the manager of the South East Football Club, which is a Dominican professional football club based in La Plaine. Prime Minister Skerrit presented the cheque in order to fund the team and their travelling to Puerto Richo to participate in the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield. The cheque presentation ceremony has taken place on Friday, March 18, 2022.  

While informing about the cheque presentation, PM Skerrit said, “On Friday, I presented a cheque for EC$25,000 to Mr Ronald Green, the Manager of the South East Football Club, to fund the team’s travel to Puerto Rico to participate in the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield”.  

Prime Minister of Commonwealth of Dominica stated that the CONCACAF tournament runs from April 15-24, 2022 and always features the top teams from the participating territories.  

Hailing the team of Dominica, PM Skerrit noted that South-East are the back-to-back champions of the Dominica Football Association Premier League as they have won the tournaments in 2019 and 2020 consecutively.  

PM Skerrit further expressed pleasure while extending support to the team and affirmed that the Government of Dominica is pleased to support the team’s bid to lift the Caribbean Club Championship. 

“I congratulate the members of the South East Football Club and wish them success in the upcoming tournament, underscored the prime minister while extending best wishes.  

CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield is a tournament under which various teams participate every year. The association of the tournament has also announced the schedule for the 2022 Caribbean Club Shield (CCCS), and the fourth edition will be taken place in Puerto Richo. The tournament will be started on April 15 and end on April 24, 2022.  

Dominica Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit and Ronald Green, a manager of South East Club
Dominica Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit and Ronald Green, a manager of South East Club

 The Estadio Centroamericano de Mayagüez and Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel will be hosted the 19 matches of the competition in which 13 teams of the Caribbean Member Association will participate.  

Here is a schedule of the competition of CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield (CCCS):  

  •  On April 15, 2022:  

The tournament will be started on April 15 with the first Group Stage matches. Further, there will be a round-robin play from April 15-19, and the four group winners will advance to the semifinals that are scheduled for April 22 in Mayagüez

The matches, such as the third-place match and the final, where a new champion will be crowned, will be played in Mayagüez on Sunday, April 24, 2022.  

Further, the 2022 CCCS Champion fulfils the CONCACAF Regional Club Licensing criteria are required to participate in the Scotiabank Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship (CCCC and the 2022 CCCS Champion.  

The teams who are being crowned of this match will claim the last spot for Caribbean clubs in the 2022 SCL.

As per the official draw:  

Group A: Bayamon FC (Puerto Rico), Southeast FC (Dominica), Junior Stars FC (Saint Martin) and Flames United SC (Sint Maarten), 

Group B: SV Real Rincon (Bonaire), CRKSV Jong Holland (Curaçao) and SWA Sharks FC (Turks and Caicos Islands)

Group C: Deportivo Nacional (Aruba), Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) and Golden Lion (Martinique), 

Group D: Scholars International SC (Cayman Islands), Platinum FC (St Lucia) and AS Gosier (Guadeloupe) 

 Fans could also watch the tournament via online mode.