TORONTO (660 NEWS) — The upcoming Canadian Premier League marketing campaign is not going to start subsequent month.
In a letter to supporters Wednesday, commissioner David Clanachan confirms a begin day of Might 22, 2021, will not be possible given the present state of the pandemic.
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The 2021 season is not going to open Might 22.
Begin date is TBA.
“We’re engaged on quite a few eventualities to adapt to the newest scenario.”
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“We’re dedicated to enjoying our third season of CPL soccer in 2021,” he writes. “You possibly can rely on us delivering a artistic and progressive resolution for our Gamers, Companions and Supporters as we did with the Island Video games in 2020. Clearly, the nation is struggling by a 3rd wave of the pandemic and we have to modify accordingly. We’re going to delay the beginning of the season, however we’re nonetheless fully centered and dedicated to enjoying our season.
“We’ve got pivoted and we’re engaged on quite a few eventualities to adapt to the newest scenario. We did it final yr, whereas creating our profitable Island Video games in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. We all know what it takes, we’ve the playbook, and we all know the best way to execute flawlessly as we did in 2020.
“We’ll share an replace with you on Might 15 concerning our 2021 season making certain that our Supporters and Followers would be the first to know.”
Final yr, the league performed a bubble match in Prince Edward Island dubbed “The Island Video games“.
Cavalry FC returned to coaching in early April.