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D.C. United CCL Opponent Facing Possible Disqualification

One of the teams the Black and Red faces could see an early, imposed exit by CONCACAF.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Via @mattheweide, the Jamaica Star reports that Montego Bay United, CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage opponent of D.C. United, may face Disqualification from the tournament due to substandard lighting at their home stadium.

The team, based in Jamaica and playing at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, apparently has lights that are not bright enough to match with the demands of high-definition television, and while there does not appear to be a plan to replace the lights, the club President and the Jamaican Football Federation may try to re-aim the lights so as to meet the higher lighting standard. The team is also exploring playing the games at Kingston, essentially on the other side of the island and a three hour drive from MoBay (Google Map'd).

If the team is ultimately disqualified, CONCACAF would select the 4th place team from the Caribbean Football Union, in this case from Haiti, and the exquisitely awesomely named Don Bosco FC.

More on this as we hear.