Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Football

PFL sets conditions to clubs for 2021 season


The Philippines Football League, along with the Philippine Football Federation, have met with the league’s clubs regarding the start of its 2021 season last October 1.

In the meeting headed by PFF general secretary Atty. Edwin Gastanes and PFL commissioner Coco Torre, officials laid out the prerequisites for the league to begin on October 27 in a closed circuit setup (home-venue-home) at the PFF National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite.

First off, Carmona, Cavite must be under general community quarantine or its equivalent by October 16. Currently, Cavite comes under modified enhanced community quarantine.

Secondly, there must be six confirmed clubs for the season to begin.

Seven clubs are currently looking to take part, namely reigning champions United City, Kaya-Iloilo, the Azkals Development Team, Stallion Laguna, Maharlika Manila, Mendiola 1991. Meanwhile, Dynamic Herb Cebu will join based on the premise of a provisional license.

“PFF is committed to having the PFL 2021 season this year when conditions permit,” said Gastanes.

“We understand how also important the league is for the clubs, sponsors, and football fans.”

Clubs were encouraged to ensure players are match-fit upon the targeted kick-off date. In addition, clubs must provide the league with their proposed accommodation venues for the bubble setup, with provisions for health and safety protocols imposed while inside the bubble.

“The PFL season 2021 kickoff remains a primary objective,” added Torre.

“The staging of the season will help preserve the livelihood of the players, staff, officials and determine the League Standings based on sporting merit.”

Full live stream coverage and TV details to be announced as the League finalizes talks with a TV network.

#ReadMore  Barkley Eboña shines as Alaska scores impressive win over Blackwater
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like

Basketball

Parañaque maintained its unbeaten run after blasting Pacific Water by 41, 76-35, in the Pia Cayetano WNBL Season 2021 at the Bren Z. Guiao...

Basketball

Amateur league Filbasket bared that it only followed the advice of the Philippine Sports Commission with regards to mounting a sports bubble. PSC chairman...

Basketball

Mikey Williams is in only his first-ever PBA Finals trip, yet he’s hardly shown any jitters whatsoever with the way he has been delivering...

Basketball

Execution, and selflessness. Simple as that. Those two things, according to Chot Reyes, were the reasons behind TNT’s record-setting first half. It allowed the...

Basketball

Filbasket has received questions for classifying itself as an amateur league. In a statement made by league founder Jai Reyes, he stressed that his...

Basketball

Chot Reyes could not emphasize enough how big Kelly Williams’ presence alone was for TNT in Game Two of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals....

Basketball

TNT hit a barrage of three-pointers early to bury Magnolia, 105-93, for a favorable 2-0 advantage in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup Finals, Friday...

Beach Volleyball

SANTA ANA, Cagayan — All the three Creamline men’s teams emerged victorious in Friday’s opener of the BVR on Tour first leg here. Creamline...

Advertisement