|OFFICIAL NAME||Chorrillo FC (Panama)|
|HEAD COACH||Richard Parra|
|QUALIFICATION METHOD||non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016-17 season|
|BEST FINISH||first-ever CONCACAF League appearance|
|PREVIOUS APPEARANCES||first-ever CONCACAF League appearance|
After making two appearances in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (2012/13, 2014/15) and compiling a 1W-1D-6L (4GF, 20GA) record, Panama’s Chorrillo FC earned a place in the first Scotiabank CONCACAF League by virtue of having being the non-finalist with best aggregate record in the 2016/17 season.
The Fiebre Amarilla’s only SCCL win came against visiting Cruz Azul, 1-0, on August 18, 2014. Yuri Arboleda (70’) scored the game’s only goal in the second half.
Chorrillo FC has won two Panamanian league titles (2011 Apertura, 2014 Clausura).
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Alfredo Stephens, Forward: appeared in two games (0 goals) for Chorrillo FC in 2014/15 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League … played in for games for Panama in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Ricauter Barsallo, Forward: scored one in four games during the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League for Plaza Amador … the goal was netted in the 37th minute of 1-0 win over visiting Tigres on September 28, 2016
Leonel Parris, Defender: appeared in three editions of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League with Tauro FC (2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13) … played in five games for Panama during run to 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final