The Central American Premier Cup, football competition endorsed by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the Central American Football Union (UNCAF) is making its debut this year, and there are eight football teams from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama taking part of it.
The competition is organized into two groups of four teams each. The two teams winners of each group will follow the semifinals step, to later define a champion in the Final. The teams will face each other only once in the group phase, and in the elimination one there will be round-trip matches.
Group A members are Alianza (El Salvador); Herediano (Costa Rica); Real España (Honduras) and Municipal (Guatemala). In Group B are included Arabe Unido (Panama); Olimpia (Honduras); Alajuelense (Costa Rica) and Comunicaciones (Guatemala).