Turf & Rec

News Coronavirus Sports turf
No soccer in Ontario until at least July; leagues starting to feel financial pinch

COVID-19 taking its toll on team play events

May 28, 2020
By CBC News

Soccer seasons in Ontario are in jeopardy as the window of opportunity continues to close amid the COVID-19 pandemic. John Robertson/CBC

COVID-19 is taking its toll on Ontario’s soccer leagues. With the province not allowing team sports to begin play anytime soon, the window is closing on leagues’ chances of getting sufficient playing time in. Registrations are down, putting a number of soccer leagues and associations in a financial bind.