Barca Residency Academy newcomer Justin Blanco has been called up to the Puerto Rico Men’s National Team for the Concacaf Nations League Round 1 games set to take place in the Bahamas September 7-13.
The third edition of the Concacaf Nations League will have a new look as 41 teams over the course of the next seven months will square off across League A, League B and League C with the Finals set for March 2024.
Puerto Rico will compete in League B which consists of 16 teams. They were drawn into Group D with Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda, and the Bahamas. Puerto Rico will face the Bahamas on September 9 and followed by Antigua and Barbuda on September 12. Players will return home on September 13.
The 2023-24 Concacaf Nations League will serve as a qualifier for the 2024 Copa America to be held within the United States. Six teams from the Concacaf region will represent Concacaf in the 16-team tournament.