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Season


Opening:

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Format:

8 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 14 games each, over 14 game weeks.


Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.


Table order:

1. points won; 2. head to head record; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored.


Qualification for Final Stages:

1-4 place of each group: qualify for Final Stages



Opening - Final Stages:

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Format:

4 teams from the Opening contest the Opening winner in a knockout format.


Semi-finals:

Teams are paired according to their Opening standings:

1st vs 4th;

2nd vs 3rd.

Winners are decided over two legs.

The teams with higher placing from the Opening host the second legs.


Final:

The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Opening winner.

Winner is decided over two legs.

The team with better placing from the Opening hosts the second leg.


Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.



Closing:

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Format:

8 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 14 games each, over 14 game weeks.


Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.


Table order:

1. points won; 2. head to head record; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored.


Qualification for Final Stages:

1-4 place of each group: qualify for Final Stages



Closing- Final Stages:

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Format:

4 teams from the Opening contest the Closing winner in a knockout format.


Semi-finals:

Teams are paired according to their Closing standings:

1st vs 4th;

2nd vs 3rd.

Winners are decided over two legs.

The teams with higher placing from the Closing host the second legs.


Final:

The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Closing winner.

Winner is decided over two legs.

The team with better placing from the Closing hosts the second leg.


Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.



Qualification for CONCACAF competitions:

the Opening or Closing winner with better aggregate record: CONCACAF Champions League




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