Concacaf has issued the following statement regarding AS Cavaly’s participation in the 2022 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League:
“AS Cavaly (HAI) has notified Concacaf that the club has been unable to obtain the necessary visas required to travel to the United States for their upcoming SCCL matches against the New England Revolution (USA), and that they have made the decision to formally withdraw from the competition.
As a result of Cavaly’s withdrawal from the SCCL, the New England Revolution will progress to the quarterfinals, where they will face the winner of the Pumas UNAM (Mexico) vs Deportivo Saprissa (Costa Rica) Round of 16 matchup.
The matter of AS Cavaly’s withdrawal from the competition will be referred to the Concacaf Disciplinary Committee.”
Fans who have purchased SCCL “Pay-as-we-Play” ticket packages will automatically receive their tickets for the home leg of the Quarterfinals with no additional charge to their account. Single-game ticket purchasers for either of the cancelled Round of 16 matches will have the option to receive a full refund or a credit. Contact your customer service representative, call 1-877-GET-Revs, or email email@example.com for more information.
New England will now play its first competitive match of the year in the 2022 MLS regular season opener on Saturday, Feb. 26 against the Portland Timbers, the reigning Western Conference champions. The match airs nationally on FOX and FOX Deportes, as well as locally on the radio at 98.5 The Sports Hub and 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA. The Revolution will then return to Foxborough for the home opener on Saturday, March 5 vs. FC Dallas (1:30 p.m. ET).