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2024/25 Concacaf W Champions Cup official draw details announced

2024/25 Concacaf W Champions Cup official draw details announced

  • Official draw and brand unveil will take place on June 6
  • Eight clubs have secured a berth in the inaugural 11-team tournament
  • Competition will crown regional club champion and serve as sole qualification route to new FIFA Women’s Club World Cup

Miami, FL (Tuesday, May 7, 2024) – Concacaf has announced the 2024/25 Concacaf W Champions Cup official draw procedures and pots. The made-for-tv event, during which Concacaf will also unveil the tournament’s brand identity, will take place on Thursday, June 6, at 8:00 p.m. ET.

The Confederation’s new annual tournament includes the best clubs from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean and crowns the region’s women’s club champion. The competition is also the sole path through which clubs in Concacaf can qualify for the new FIFA Women’s Club World Cup, which FIFA has committed to launching in the near future.

Thus far, eight clubs have secured a berth in the 2024/25 Concacaf W Champions Cup. These clubs are, in alphabetical order per country:  

Canada (1): Vancouver Whitecaps FC (CAN1)
Costa Rica (1): LD Alajuelense (CRC1)
Jamaica (1): Frazsiers Whip Football Limited (JAM1)
Mexico (2): Tigres UANL Femenil (MEX1) and Club America (MEX2 or MEX3)
USA (3): NJ/NY Gotham FC (USA1), San Diego Wave FC (USA2), and Portland Thorns FC (USA3) 

The other three participating clubs will be confirmed before the official draw as follows:

El Salvador (1): 2023/24 Liga Primera Femenina Play-Off Winner (SLV1)
Mexico (1): Liga MX Femenil 2024 Clausura Champion or best runner-up (MEX2 or MEX3)
Panama (1): Liga de Fútbol Femenino 2024 Apertura Champion (PAN1)


Draw Pots

In accordance with the competition’s regulations and each Member Associations and club’s qualification criteria, the 11 participants have been divided into six pots as follows:

Pot 1: Vancouver Whitecaps FC (CAN1) and TBC (SLV1)
Pot 2: NJ/NY Gotham FC (USA1) and San Diego Wave FC (USA2) 
Pot 3: Portland Thorns FC (USA3) and Tigres UANL Femenil (MEX1)
Pot 4: Club America (MEX2 or MEX3) and TBC (MEX2 or MEX3)
Pot 5: LD Alajuelense (CRC1) and TBC (PAN1)
Pot 6: Frazsiers Whip Football Limited (JAM1) and the winner of the Preliminary Round (PR1)

Draw Procedures

The draw will be carried out using a single-blind system and in two parts. First, a sphere will be drawn from Pot 1 to determine the host of the Preliminary Round. Once confirmed, the Group Stage Draw will begin. 

Starting with Pot 2, the first club will be drawn and placed in Group A, position A1, followed by the second club in Group B, position B1. The same process will be used for Pots 3, 4, 5, and 6, always placing the first club drawn in Group A and the second club in Group B.

At the conclusion of the Group Stage Draw, each Group will contain no more than one club from each pot.


The Concacaf W Champions Cup includes a Preliminary Round, followed by Group and Knockout Stage play. The Preliminary Round Play-in will be a single-leg match between two clubs, with the winner advancing to the Group Stage. 

The Group Stage will feature 10 clubs divided into two groups of five clubs each. Each club will play every club in its group once, for a total of four matches per club (two at home and two away). At the conclusion of Group Stage play, the group winners and runners-up (four clubs) will progress to the competition’s final four. 

The Semifinals, Third Place Match, and Final, where the first-ever Concacaf W Champions Cup champion will be crowned, will be centralized in a venue to be announced.


Preliminary Round: August 13-15, 2024
Group Stage Week 1: August 20-22, 2024
Group Stage Week 2: September 3-5, 2024
Group Stage Week 3: September 17-19, 2024
Group Stage Week 4: October 1-3, 2024
Group Stage Week 5: October 15-17, 2024
Final Round (Semifinals, 3rd Place match, and Final): May 22-25, 2025

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