MFL clubs staying in Copa Lib

BY foxsports • March 31, 2010

CONCACAF has given Mexican football teams the green light to keep playing in the Copa Libertadores.

The football federation for North and Central America and the Caribbean has decided after a policy review that current rules on Mexican participation will remain in place.

CONCACAF last year ended an arrangement under which its teams competed in the Copa Sudamericana, South America's No. 2 tournament. That move aimed to boost participation in the nascent CONCACAF Champions League.

CONCACAF chief Chuck Blazer said on Wednesday the decision "recognizes and maintains the priority of CONCACAF competitions while ensuring Mexico's continued participation in the premier South American events."