TAMPA, Fla. – The United Soccer League announced Thursday that it had extended its training moratorium for USL Championship and League One clubs through, and including, Sunday, April 19, due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The USL said that it continud to work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other local, state and national health authorities, the USL Players Association, and professional sports organizations from across the country to ensure the health and wellness of players, staff and supporters remains our top priority.

In close coordination with the league’s board of governors, USL will also use the time to reassess its current temporary suspension timeline. Additional updates will be provided as soon as they become available.

“As an organization, we continue to be incredibly appreciative of the support and understanding of all USL Championship and League One fans across the country and look forward to being back in action again soon,” a league statement said.