2011 CFU Club Championship
|2011 CFU Club Champions’ Cup|
|Dates||March 10 – May 27, 2011|
|Teams||15 (from 11 associations)|
|Champions||Puerto Rico Islanders (2nd title)|
|Third place||Alpha United|
|Fourth place||Defence Force|
|Goals scored||58 (2.64 per match)|
|Attendance||16,787 (763 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Michael Edwards
(4 goals each)
The 2011 CFU Club Champions’ Cup was the 13th edition of the CFU Club Championship, the annual international club football competition in the Caribbean region, held amongst clubs whose football associations are affiliated with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU). The top three teams in the tournament qualified for the 2011–12 CONCACAF Champions League.
The following teams were all entered into the competition.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Bassa||2009–10 Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division champion|
|Bermuda||Dandy Town Hornets||2009–10 Bermudian Premier Division champion|
|Cayman Islands||Bodden Town||2009–10 CIFA National League runner-up|
|Dominica||Bath Estate||2009–10 Dominica Championship champion|
|Guyana||Alpha United||2010 GFF National Super League champion|
|Milerock||2010 GFF National Super League runner-up|
|Haiti||Tempête||2010–11 Ligue Haïtienne Ouverture champion|
|Puerto Rico||River Plate Puerto Rico||2010 Puerto Rico Soccer League champion|
|Puerto Rico Islanders||2010 Puerto Rico Soccer League runner-up|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||Newtown United||2009–10 SKNFA Premier League champion|
|Saint Lucia||Northern United All Stars||2010 Saint Lucia Premier Division champion|
|Suriname||Inter Moengotapoe||2009–10 Hoofdklasse champion|
|Walking Bout Company||2009–10 Hoofdklasse runner-up|
|Trinidad and Tobago||Defence Force||2010–11 TT Pro League champion|
|Caledonia AIA||2010–11 TT Pro League runner-up|
- th – Title holders
The following associations did not enter a team:
The draw for the tournament took place on February 2, 2011. The first two rounds were played as two-leg, aggregate-goal series. The away goals rule would be applied, and extra time and penalty shootout would be used to decide the winner if necessary. The defending champion, Puerto Rico Islanders, received a bye to the second round. The final round, which consists of the semifinals, the third-place match, and the final, were played as one-leg matches. The original schedule as announced by the CFU is as follows (however, many matches of the first two rounds were played outside the original schedule):
|Round||1st leg||2nd leg|
|First round||March 9–11||March 18–20|
|Second round||April 12–14||April 22–24|
|Final round||May 25–29|
It was originally announced that the final round would be played at Trinidad and Tobago. However, it was announced on May 12, 2011 that Guyana's Alpha United, one of the semifinalists, would host the final round at Providence Stadium in Providence, Guyana, with the semifinals on May 25, and the third-placed match and the final on May 27.
Elimination stage 1
The first round schedule was announced on March 2, 2011.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Dandy Town Hornets||1–41||Defence Force||1–1||0–3|
|Newtown United||0–6||Caledonia AIA||0–1||0–5|
|River Plate Puerto Rico||2–1||Bodden Town||2–0||0–1|
|Northern United All Stars||1–6||Walking Bout Company||0–3||1–3|
|Milerock||2–2 (a)||Inter Moengotapoe||0–1||2–1|
- Note 1: Order of legs reversed after original draw.
- Note 2: Bath Estate and Bassa withdrew from the competition. Tempête and Alpha United advanced automatically.
- Note 3: Match played in Cayman Islands instead of Puerto Rico.
Defence Force won 4–1 on aggregate.
2–2 on aggregate; Milerock won on the away goals rule.
Caledonia AIA won 6–0 on aggregate.
River Plate Puerto Rico won 2–1 on aggregate.
Walking Bout Company won 6–1 on aggregate.
Elimination stage 2
The second round schedule was announced on April 1, 2011.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Walking Bout Company||1–84||Puerto Rico Islanders||1–1||0–7|
|Caledonia AIA||1–1 (2–3 p)||Tempête||0–1||1–0 (aet)|
|Alpha United||3–2||River Plate Puerto Rico||0–0||3–2|
- Note 4: Order of legs reversed after original draw.
Alpha United won 3–2 on aggregate.
Defence Force won 7–0 on aggregate.
1–1 on aggregate; Tempête won on penalties.
Puerto Rico Islanders won 8–1 on aggregate.
- Note 5: Match played in Guyana instead of Puerto Rico.
- Note 6: Delayed from April 29, 2011 because of Caledonia's travel issues to Haiti.
|Tempête (pen.)||0 (4)|
|Defence Force||0 (2)|
|PR Islanders (aet)||3|
|Alpha United||1||Defence Force||1 (3)|
|PR Islanders (aet)||3||Alpha United (pen.)||1 (4)|
Third place match
|CFU Club Championship
|Puerto Rico Islanders
- CFU Club Champions' Cup 2011 Tournament Regulations
- "Hornets prepare for CFU qualifiers". The Royal Gazette. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011.
- "Club Championships kicks off in March". Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011.
- "PR Islanders start in second round of CFU clubs". CONCACAF. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
- "CFU Calendar of Activities" (PDF). Retrieved 3 February 2011.
- Guyana to stage Caribbean club semis, finals
- Caribbean club championship schedule set
- PR Islanders open CFU club defense April 23
- Tempete-Caledonia rescheduled for May 8
- PR Islanders to face Alpha in CFU club semis
- PR Islanders qualify for CCL for fourth time
- Tempete and PR Islanders Secure In Club Champions Cup Final
- Guyana's Alpha grabs next-to-last CCL spot
- "CFU Club Championship 2011 — Topscorers". CONCACAF.com.