Mexico´s Liga MX suspends promotion & & relegation for five years

Tyler Hromadka

Liga MX has actually suspended promotion and relegation for the next five years, president Enrique Bonilla revealed.

Mexico’s leading flight and the second- tier Ascenso MX have actually been held off because last month due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A vote was held by means of a video conference in between the 18 Liga MX owners on Friday, with promotion and relegation from and to the league suspended for the next five seasons as part of a contract with the 12 teams in Ascenso MX.

Bonilla validated the 12 second-division clubs will get ensured annual payments of practically $1million from the leading flight throughout that duration, with Ascenso MX to promote the addition of more youthful Mexican players in teams.

CONFERENCIA– Enrique Bonilla– PDTE. Ejecutivo LIGA MX

— #LigaBBVAMX #TuCasaTuCancha (@LigaBBVAMX) April 17, 2020

The 2020 Ascenso MX season has actually likewise been cancelled, without any champ crowned, due to the COVID-19 crisis.

News of possibly ending promotion and relegation in Mexico will sustain speculation over a Liga MX- MLS merger.

There has actually been growing reports the 2 North American leagues might come together following the 2026 World Cup.

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