Believe it or not DC United and the MLS Cup Champion could have a fellow American club in the CONCACAF Champions Cup. USL-1 side Puerto Rico Islanders are just two wins away from becoming the Caribbean representative in the Champions Cup. The Islanders will face Joe Public FC of Trinidad, who has participated in several Champions Cup previously in the semifinals of qualifying.

Some other USL News:

  • Seattle will continue to field a team in USL-1 next year and will move to MLS in 2009.
  • Pittsburgh was awarded a new USL-2 franchise to begin play next season
  • Austin will have a new PDL club next season.