The season of Major League Soccer will not resume anytime soon, since the circuit announced on Thursday that it was extending the suspension of its activities for a period of eight weeks.
The league has thus followed the recommendations of the Centers for disease control (CDC) in the United States, which asked to postpone the event brought together over 50 people expected over the next two months.
Last Thursday, the MLS had announced a break for a period of 30 days, which allowed hope of a return to the game after the Easter holiday.
According to the site of the league, all games scheduled by may 9, are deferred.
Last week, the stakeholders of the league noted that there was room to resume the quarantine of meetings initially deferred.
But with this extension that adds at least five additional weeks to the interruption of the activities, it will start to get complicated awfully.
In a press release, the MLS has indicated that several solutions are currently under study to attempt to limit the impact on a season that was old that of both parties.
It does not, therefore, the possibility of extending the end of the campaign, scheduled for the first weekend of November, and to play the final of the MLS Cup in the month of December, as was the case until 2018.
No reaction to the Impact
The circuit added that other scenarios were in the study, without specifying their nature.
The Impact has not reacted positively to the news, simply publish a press release stating that two home games were scheduled during this period, the 18 April and 2 may.
The club said that all tickets issued for both of these duels remained valid and would be honoured when a date for resumption has been determined.
► In addition, the New York City FC has let us know that a member of his staff athlete is suffering from the COVID-19, without specifying who it was. There has also been a reported case among the coaching staff from the Seattle Sounders.