CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League Friday announced an extension to its team training moratorium through and including May 24, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All NWSL players may continue to use outdoor team training fields for voluntary household workouts.

The league is involved in regular discussions with its medical task force on the progression through each phase of the return to play phased protocol. Clubs still are required to follow all federal, state and local mandates.

In a press release, the NWSL said that it remains in contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health and safety remains the top priority.

The league added that it will provide further updates as they become available.