Liga MX officially canceled the Closing Tournament 2020 due to coronavirus

He also said that the date for teams to re-train will be announced in the first week of June. (Photo: Liga MX)
He also said that the date for teams to re-train will be announced in the first week of June. (Photo: Liga MX)

Due to the lack of favorable conditions to resume the tournament Closing 2020 of the Liga MX men's and women's, the board of the 18 equipment owners determined the cancellation of the championship for not risk both players and fans to possible infections of COVID-19, the people in charge of the league informed this Friday through a statement.

They also disclosed that from the first week of June the exact date for the return from practice. In addition, they will begin to work in order to establish the bases for the next tournament. Opening 2020 start based on recommendations of the Ministry of Health. They pointed out that the matches would be played door closed until sanitary conditions improve.

One of the aspects that generated the most uncertainty around the competition is if there would be a champion team, to which the League replied that no club will be declared with the title.

In this sense, the teams representatives of Mexican soccer for the next edition of the CONCACAF Champions League will be Blue Cross and Lionbecause they were the ones who occupied the first and second position of the general table, respectively, at moment of suspension.

(Photo: File)
(Photo: File)

Regarding the calculation of quotient, the Extraordinary Assembly determined that, for the only occasion, "the results obtained by the teams in the matches with the same conditions will be taken into account, locality and rival, to be played in tournaments Opening 2020 or Closing 2021, according to the case".

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The process of return to training will be from a Single Sanitary Protocol, same as it will be supervised by health authorities and what should be fulfilled so that the elements return to the sports facilities as soon as possible.

"We seek, of course, preserve the integrity of Liga MX and of all the members that compose it, that's our responsibility and therefore the determinations have been made (...) It is time to be More united than ever and that preserving the health of all members of this family and the industry must be our priority above all”, Can be read in the statement.

It should be remembered that this Thursday, the club Santos Laguna He reported that four other players from his squad they had contracted the new coronavrius responsible for the COVID-19, with which they added 12 infected athletes, same that were identified from the tests that the institution carried out during this week.

In the Santos Laguna club, 12 positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected. (Photo: Twitter @ ClubSantos)
In the Santos Laguna club, 12 positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected. (Photo: Twitter @ ClubSantos)

After Liga MX announced this, photos of the goalkeeper of the Warriors circulated on social networks, Jonathan Orozco, with members of a musical band. This, according to the newspaper The Century of Torreón, was to celebrate his 34th birthday.

After these indications, on Thursday night, the goalkeeper He spoke about his case through his Instagram account, in which confirmed his diagnosisas well as mentioning that did not know how the virus had come to your home.

"I feel good, I don't know how the virus could have arrived to my house, it could have been in some food, in some package that we received. Maybe a person who could have come to my house, but I don't want to blame someone, on the contrary, I I am guilty of having opened the doors of my house"He confessed.

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Also, the footballer said that felt good despite the diagnosis And until that moment has not had any symptoms of the disease what has infected 59,567 people and has claimed the lives of another 6,510.


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