After the Toronto FC earlier this week, the organization of the Vancouver Whitecaps also, since Tuesday, its players to train individually in its facilities.
For the time being, the Montreal Impact is still the only canadian club through the Major League Soccer (MLS) to be able to offer a training venue for athletes. Recall that the regional Direction of public health of Montreal had refused the team’s request to access the Centre Nutrilait, last week.
“This is a step forward, commented the head coach of Whitecaps fc, Marc Dos Santos, by way of a press release. In addition to individual sessions on a voluntary basis in the field, we continue to other activities, including training sessions, video, team, fitness, aerobic, cycling sessions and tactics.”
Eight players at once
According to the plan of return is approved by the provincial authorities of British Columbia, the Whitecaps can, however, take more than eight players training at the same time on the field in order to comply with the precautionary measures surrounding the pandemic of sars coronavirus.
Having interrupted his season on 12 march, the league has allowed teams to reopen their training complex, where government guidelines allow. In addition to Toronto and Vancouver, many clubs in the us were also able to go forward. Sporting Kansas City, Orlando City SC, Atlanta United FC, and the Inter Miami FC were the first club to do the same, last Wednesday.