On Tuesday, Montreal Montreal Football Club will abandon the spring in Quebec to welcome the arrival of the Florida sun. The pre-season preparations will end here.
During the pandemic, the team found that it is safer and healthier to spend more time in town and their families before heading to Florida, and move to Florida within the next two months. State.
Indeed, all local matches of the teams are scheduled to be held at the International Miami Stadium until the end of May. Then, MLS will take a three-week vacation due to the euro issue. On the return trip, it will play a home game against DC United on June 23, but the schedule says that the location has yet to be confirmed.
Therefore, under special conditions, since the opening of the training camp more than a month ago, the team’s new head coach Wilfried Nancy had to work.
Therefore, Nancy has more than a week to complete the preparations for her team. The team will play two preparatory games against opponents in the third and second divisions, the first of which will be against Tormenta on Thursday. FC, a team of third-class divisions from southern Georgia.
On Sunday, CF will visit Rowdies from Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg to complete this preparation.
Remember, the Montrealers will play the first game of the regular season on April 17, and Toronto FC will also be stationed in Florida for the first few months of the season.
The special thing about all these preparations is that many campers arrive after the camp starts and must comply with the 14-day quarantine rule.
During this time, more than a dozen people left the team at the beginning of this preparation work and participated in various international competitions with their national team.
Once their selection tasks were over, these players went to Florida instead of returning to Montreal, just to avoid the famous quarantine.
Therefore, starting Wednesday, Wilfried Nancy will place all his personnel in the second camp.
What happened in the Montreal part of the training camp was the great youth of the players present. In addition to veterans like Rudy Camacho, Clément Diop, Romell Quioto and Kiki Struna, there are many teenagers, some of whom are from college.