Major League Soccer (MLS) commissioner Don Garber mentioned on Tuesday that his league hopes to start the 2021 season in March.
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Holding a virtual press briefing days before the MLS Cup slated for Saturday, the leader admitted that despite the uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, the MLS goal remains to start early or mid-season. March. This would mean that teams, including the Montreal Impact, could start their training camp around the second part of January or in early February.
2020 has been an eventful year for the Garber circuit, as it has been for other professional sports leagues. The big boss of the MLS has also said that his organization had seen its revenues drop by nearly $ 1 billion compared to last year.
The league had to take a break from its regular schedule in March and resumed operations with a tournament in Orlando, where closed-door games were held. The campaign then continued mainly in the United States, as the three Canadian teams could not play in their respective stadiums after the presentation of the Canadian Championship.