|OFFICIAL NAME||San Juan Jabloteh (Trinidad & Tobago)|
|HEAD COACH||Keith Jeffrey|
|QUALIFICATION METHOD||Runner up, 2017 Caribbean Club Championship|
|BEST FINISH||first-ever CONCACAF League appearance|
|PREVIOUS APPEARANCES||first-ever CONCACAF League appearance|
After making two appearances in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (2009/10, 20104/11) and compiling a 1W-0D-9L (7GF, 25GA) record, Trinidad & Tobago’s San Juan Jabloteh earned a berth in the first Scotiabank CONCACAF League.
In order to do so, it finished as runner-up in the 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, posting an overall record of 4-1-1 (18GF, 4GA) and falling 1-0 to Cibao FC (Dominican Republic) in the final. Midfielder Nathan Lewis scored a team-best five goals in the competition, while Keithy Simpson and Jairo Lombardo Escobar netted three times each.
San Juan Jabloteh has captured four Trinidad & Tobago league titles (2002, 2003, 2007, 2008) and one Caribbean crown (2003).
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Nathan Lewis, Midfielder: 27-year-old led team with five goals in 2017 Caribbean Club Championship … played in two editions of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (Caledonia AIA: 2012/13. 2013/14) … earned 10 caps for Trinidad & Tobago … scored in T&T’s 2-2 friendly draw at Grenada on April 30, 2017 … Started and played 84 minutes in T&T’s 1-3 friendly loss at Ecuador on July 26, 2017 … played in two World Cup qualifiers for 2018 FIFA World Cup (0-2 away loss v USA on June 9, 2017; 1-2 away loss v Costa Rica June 14, 2017)
Keithy Simpson, Midfielder/Defender: 27-year-old Jamaican scored three goals in 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, all in 9-0 win against Sint Maarten’s Flames United … played for clubs in El Salvador (Aguila); Finland (Vaasan Palloseura, Oulun Palloseura); Trinidad & Tobago (North East Stars, Club Sando), Jamaica (Portmore United, Tivoli Garden) and Canada (Vancouver Whitecaps FC residency)
Vurlon Mills, Forward: Guyana international scored two goals in 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, including one in 2-2 draw against Jamaica’s Portmore United … scored two goals for Guyana in nine career World Cup Qualifying matches (both in 2-0 home win v Bermuda on September 6, 2011