Tigres knows who their rivals are in the Concacaf Champions League

MIAMI | Monday, May 30, 2016.- Tigres will debut in the 2016-2017 Concacaf Champions League against ante Club Deportivo Plaza Amador, from Panama, and Club Sport Herediano, from Costa Rica. The tournament, which is a two-game, total-goals series, starts in August.

The UANL team will be participating for the second time running, but this time in their role as monarchs of the 2015 Summer Tournament (Apertura), together with another 23 teams. The draw was led by Víctor Montagliani, as the newly elected Concacaf president.

The felines reached the Final of the 2015-2016 edition against América and will now have the opportunity to fight once more to represent the Concacaf at the 2017 Club World Cup and assure that the trophy stays in Mexico.

THE RIVALS

Club Deportivo Plaza Amador

Country: Panama

Foundation: April 7, 1955

Stadium: Maracaná de Panamá

Capacity: 5,500 spectators

Location: El Chorrillo, Panama

Nicknames:  Los Leones del Cocoliso Tejada, El Equipo del Pueblo or El Plaza

League Titles: 6

Best Champions League Participation: First participation

Club Sport Herediano

Country: Costa Rica

Foundation: June 12, 1921

Stadium: Eladio Rosabal Cordero

Capacity: 8,700 spectators

Location: Heredia, Costa Rica

Nicknames:  Team Florense

League Titles: 25

Best Champions League Participation: 2014-2015 Semifinals